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PlanetScale CLI commands: signup

Use the PlanetScale CLI “signup” command to sign up for a PlanetScale account directly from your terminal.

Getting Started

Make sure to first set up your PlanetScale developer environment. Once you've installed the pscale CLI, you can interact with PlanetScale and manage your databases straight from the command line.

The signup command

This command allows you to sign up for a PlanetScale account straight from the command line. You'll be prompted to register with an email and password.


pscale signup <FLAG>

Available flags

-h, --helpView help for signup command

Global flags

--api-token <TOKEN>The API token to use for authenticating against the PlanetScale API.
--api-url <URL>The base URL for the PlanetScale API. Default is
--config <CONFIG_FILE>Config file. Default is $HOME/.config/planetscale/pscale.yml.
--debugEnable debug mode.
-f, --format <FORMAT>Show output in a specific format. Possible values: human (default), json, csv.
--no-colorDisable color output.
--service-token <TOKEN>The service token for authenticating.
--service-token-id <TOKEN_ID>The service token ID for authenticating.


The signup command


pscale signup


You are registering a new PlanetScale account.
? What is your e-mail?
? Please type your password ******************
? Please confirm your password ******************
You've successfully signed up for PlanetScale!
Please check your email for a confirmation link and then get started with `pscale auth login`.

The password must be a minimum of 10 characters and include: 1 uppercase, digit, or special character.

Need help?

Get help from the PlanetScale support team, or join our GitHub discussion board to see how others are using PlanetScale.

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