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publish CLI command reference

Detailed information on the publish CLI command


Publish a pub-sub event.

Supported platforms


dapr publish [flags]


Name Environment Variable Default Description
--publish-app-id, -i The ID that represents the app from which you are publishing
--pubsub, -p The name of the pub/sub component
--topic, -t The topic to be published to
--data, -d The JSON serialized string (optional)
--data-file, -f A file containing the JSON serialized data (optional)
--help, -h Print this help message


# Publish to sample topic in target pubsub
dapr publish --publish-app-id appId --topic sample --pubsub target --data '{"key":"value"}'

Last modified October 20, 2021: Env variables inconsistency (#1835) (9ddab5df)