The Tidelift Command Line Interface ( Tidelift CLI ) provides an alternate way to initiate scans of a project and check the alignment of a project with your organization's catalog of approved open-source packages.
Note: A Tidelift subscription account is needed to use Tidelift CLI.
1. Install the CLI tool into your user's binary directory (we suggest a ~/bin on Mac & Linux) using the curl command below for your OS.
curl https://download.tidelift.com/cli/tidelift -o ~/bin/tidelift
curl https://download.tidelift.com/cli/tidelift_darwin -o ~/bin/tidelift
curl https://download.tidelift.com/cli/tidelift.exe -o tidelift.exe
chmod +x ~/bin/tidelift)
~/binis in your path, you will be able to use Tidelift CLI by running
tidelift authenticateand pasting your user API key when prompted. You can create and view API keys for your user in the Tidelift web interface under Settings->API Keys.
Checking the Version
To check to see what version of the Tidelift CLI you are running, please run
If you have a pre-installation requirement to check the current version of Tidelift CLI, you can check the version at the following URL: https://download.tidelift.com/cli/tidelift-cli.version
A SHA256 checksum of the current release is available at the following URL: https://download.tidelift.com/cli/tidelift-cli.sha256
To verify that this release comes from Tidelift, you can download the signature for the checksums file at https://download.tidelift.com/cli/tidelift-cli.sha256.sig and you can verify this using our public key https://download.tidelift.com/cli/TideliftPubkey.pem and running
openssl dgst -sha512 -verify TideliftPubkey.pem -signature tidelift-cli.sha256.sig tidelift-cli.sha256
Updating and removing
To update to the latest version of the CLI tool, you can run the command
To uninstall Tidelift CLI, remove the downloaded binary from your computer (e.g. on Linux and MacOS,
The Tidelift CLI changelog is published at https://download.tidelift.com/cli/CHANGELOG.md