Don't have access to Cloud infrastructure? Maybe you would like to use Rancher for local Kubernetes deployments just like you do in production? No problem, you can install Rancher 2.0 on your desktop. Learn how here.
It’s sometimes not possible to use hosted services like GKE or AKS, and there are occasions where direct internet access is not possibe (offline/airgapped). In these instances it is still possible to use Rancher to manage your clusters. In this post we’ll walk through what you need to do when you want to run Rancher 2.0 in an offline/air gapped environment. Docker Private Registry Everything Rancher related runs in a container, so a place to store the containers in your environment is the first requirement.