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Display status of configuration (differences between the filesystem and database).


  • drush config:status. Display configuration items that need to be synchronized.
  • drush config:status --state=Identical. Display configuration items that are in default state.
  • drush config:status --state='Only in sync dir' --prefix=node.type.. Display all content types that would be created in active storage on configuration import.
  • drush config:status --state=Any --format=list. List all config names.
  • drush config:status 2>&1 | grep "No differences". Check there are no differences between database and exported config. Useful for CI.


  • --state[=STATE]. A comma-separated list of states to filter results. [default: Only in DB,Only in sync dir,Different]
  • --prefix=PREFIX. The config prefix. For example, system. No prefix will return all names in the system.
  • --format=FORMAT. Format the result data. Available formats: csv,json,list,null,php,print-r,sections,string,table,tsv,var_dump,var_export,xml,yaml [default: table]
  • --fields=FIELDS. Available fields: Name (name), State (state)
  • --field=FIELD. Select just one field, and force format to string.
  • --filter[=FILTER]. Filter output based on provided expression

Global Options

  • -v|vv|vvv, --verbose. Increase the verbosity of messages: 1 for normal output, 2 for more verbose output and 3 for debug
  • -y, --yes. Auto-accept the default for all user prompts. Equivalent to --no-interaction.
  • -l, --uri=URI. A base URL for building links and selecting a multi-site. Defaults to https://default.
  • To see all global options, run drush topic and pick the first choice.



  • cst
  • config-status


  • An argument or option with square brackets is optional.
  • Any default value is listed at end of arg/option description.
  • An ellipsis indicates that an argument accepts multiple values separated by a space.