The attach command is used to start a JavaScript console that connects to an already running local or remote Kit node.


kit attach [options]
Start a JavaScript console that attaches to a local or remote node
kit attach [flags]
--exec string Execute the given JavaScript code
-h, --help help for attach
--remote.address string Set the RPC server address to connect to (default "")
--rpc.https Connect using HTTPS protocol
--rpc.password string Set the RPC password
--rpc.user string Set the RPC username


  • --exec - Executes a JavaScript source code and exit. If a path is provided, it is read and executed.
  • --remote.address - The address of the Git & RPC remote server.
  • --rpc.https - Indicates that SSL should be used when connecting to the node.
  • --rpc.user - Provide the username of the server for basic authentication.
  • --rpc.password - Provide the password of the server for basic authentication.
  • -h, --help - Print out a help message.


  • Attach to the local node running on the default address:port.
kit attach
  • Attach to a remote node at the address
kit attach --remote.address="" --rpc.user="user" --rpc.password="pass"
  • Attach to a node and execute a JavaScript expression immediately after attaching.
kit attach --exec='2+2'
> 4