Difficulty: Beginner
Estimated Time: 10 minutes

This is a Kubernetes playground. From here you can play with a Kubernetes host and explore it's API.

What are playgrounds?

Playgrounds give you a configured environment to start playing and exploring using an unstructured learning approach.

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Kubernetes 1.17 Playground

Your Kubernetes Cluster

For this scenario, Katacoda has just started a fresh Kubernetes cluster for you. Verify it's ready for your use.

kubectl version --short && \ kubectl get componentstatus && \ kubectl get nodes && \ kubectl cluster-info

The Helm package manager used for installing applications on Kubernetes is also available.

helm version --short

Kubernetes Dashboard

You can administer your cluster with the kubectl CLI tool or use the visual Kubernetes Dashboard. Use this script to access the protected Dashboard.

token.sh