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Version: 1.11.0

Install the Epinio CLI

The epinio CLI can be used to interact with a cluster with Epinio installed. Requests to the Epinio API server are authenticated with Basic Auth. No direct access to the cluster is required (e.g. through kubectl).

Install from Homebrew (Linux and Mac)​

Epinio has a formula available in the homebrew/core tap.

brew install epinio

Alternatively, if you want to get the latest Epinio CLI faster, there is a custom tap you can use:

brew tap epinio/tap
brew install epinio/tap/epinio

Install from the Binary Releases​

Find the latest version at Releases.


curl -o epinio -L


curl -o epinio -L


 curl -LO

Extract the zip archive then make sure that the PATH environment variable references the directory where the epinio binary is located.

Make the Binary Executable (Linux and Mac)​

chmod +x epinio

Make sure your PATH environment variable contains the directory where you placed the Epinio binary.

Verify Downloaded Files​

This is done using the cosign tool. The following commands were tested using cosign version 2.1.1.

Verify File Checksum Signature​

Instead of signing all release assets, Epinio signs a file containing checksums for the release assets. From the repository you can download the three files:

  • epinio_1.11.0_checksums.txt.pem,
  • epinio_1.11.0_checksums.txt.sig,
  • epinio_1.11.0_checksums.txt
curl -LO
curl -LO
curl -LO

Once you have the three files locally, you can execute the following command

cosign verify-blob \
--certificate-identity-regexp "" \
--certificate-oidc-issuer "" \
--cert epinio_1.11.0_checksums.txt.pem \
--signature epinio_1.11.0_checksums.txt.sig \

A successful output looks like

Verified OK

Now you can verify the asset's checksum integrity.

Verify File Checksum Integrity​

Before verifying the file integrity, you should first verify the checksum file signature. Once you’ve downloaded both the checksums and your binary, you can verify integrity by running:

sha256sum --ignore-missing -c epinio_1.11.0_checksums.txt

For this check to work the local epinio binary must have the same name as listed in the checksum file, i.e. epinio-linux-x86_64, epinio-darwin-x86_64, etc.

For Windows the checksum is for the zip archive, not for the binary inside.

Verify the Installation

Run epinio version to test the successful installation.

> epinio version
Epinio Version: v1.11.0
Go Version: go1.20