Difficulty: Beginner
Estimated Time: 10 minutes

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Welcome to the BoxBoat "Kubernetes Training" series. This is Module 2, Intro to Kubernetes. This lab will let you quickly deploy the Kubernetes Dashboard and an app that uses multiple microservices call Vote.

If you have not already, please check out Module 1 of the series here:

Module 2: Kubernetes Web UI/App Demo

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Step 1

Welcome to Kubernetes Fundamentals Training - Module 2 - Intro to Kubernetes

This lab will demonstrate how quickly Kubernetes can deploy containers and complex working applications and expose them for external access.

First, lets make sure our cluster is ready and we can run basic "kubectl" commands.

  • Run the following command to make sure that Kubernetes is ready. launch.sh

  • Now lets check the status of the cluster components

    • This shows the nodes in the cluster. kubectl get nodes
    • This will show the kubernetes system pods running. watch -n .5 kubectl get pods -n kube-system Once all pods show as "running" you can proceed to the next step. Hit "CTRL+C" to exit the watch.
    • This will show the current pods, deployments, deployments and namespaces. kubectl get pods,deploy,svc,ns -n kube-system

In the next step, we will deply the Kubernetes UI (Dashboard).