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astro deployment airflow-variable update

Update the value for a Deployment's Airflow variable.


astro deployment airflow-variable update

To run this command in an automated process such as a CI/CD pipeline, set the following OS-level environment variables in a way that the Astro CLI can access them:


After setting the variables, this command works for a Deployment without you having to manually authenticate to Astronomer. Astronomer recommends storing ASTRONOMER_KEY_SECRET as a secret before using it to programmatically update production-level Deployments.


OptionDescriptionPossible Values
-d,--deployment-idThe ID of the Deployment where you want to update an Airflow variable.Any valid Deployment ID
--deployment-nameThe name of the Deployment where you want to update Airflow variables. Use as an alternative to <deployment-id>.Any valid Deployment name
-w,--workspace-idUpdate Airflow variables for a Deployment that is not in your current Workspace. If not specified, your current Workspace is assumed.Any valid Workspace ID
-k,--keyThe Airflow variable key. Required.string
-v,--valueThe Airflow variable value. Required.string
--descriptionThe Airflow variable description.string


# update airflow-variable called my-airflow-variable stored in the Deployment with an ID of cl03oiq7d80402nwn7fsl3dmv
astro deployment airflow-variable update --deployment-id cl03oiq7d80402nwn7fsl3dmv --key my-variable ---value VAR

# update airflow-variables stored in the Deployment "My Deployment"
astro deployment airflow-variable update --deployment-name="My Deployment" --key my-variable ---value VAR

## Related Commands

- [`astro deployment airflow-variable create`](cli/
- [`astro deployment airflow-variable list`](cli/

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