Illumina Innovates with Rancher and Kubernetes
The primary way to administer Kubernetes clusters is through a command line utility called kubectl. In this guide, we will explain how kubectl works, how to install and configure it, and demonstrate how to use it to perform common actions on your Kubernetes clusters.
Introduction The mechanism for interacting with Kubernetes on a daily basis is typically through a command line tool called kubectl. kubectl is primarily used to communicate with Kubernetes API servers to create, update, delete workloads within Kubernetes. The objective of this tutorial is to provide an overview of some of the common commands that you can utilise, as well as provide a good starting point in managing Kubernetes.
We will cover how to install kubectl on your machine, communicate with your Kubernetes environment, and perform some common actions.