NetApp Kubernetes Service (NKS) Documentation

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NetApp Kubernetes Service (NKS) is a universal control plane for creating and managing Kubernetes clusters. Sign up for a free 30-day trial with no credit card required at https://nks.netapp.io.

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Getting Started

Welcome to NKS! Read through our series of Getting Started articles for an overview of the process, and learn how to start off right by setting up your NKS account.

Add Provider Credentials

Provider credentials are the authorization keys for your account on AWS, NetApp HCI, Azure, and other supported providers. This lets you create clusters on the supported provider of your choice.

Get step-by-step instructions for adding provider credentials for:

Control Plane

The Control Plane is where you can create and manage NKS Workspaces, Clusters, Projects, and Solutions. Learn more about the Control Plane with these topics:


Learn how to deploy and manage Solutions on your NKS clusters.


In the Resources section, you can manage the Helm charts, storage, and Private Registry for your NKS clusters.


Your Organization is the top-level resource in your NKS account. Here you can add and manage Members and Teams, and manage access keys such as provider credentials.


Interested in doing things programmatically instead of clicking through a UI? Check out our API. We provide full access to the NKS services through the API. Anything you can do in the UI, you can do through the API as well.

See our extensive API documentation for more information:

Requirements and Other Details

The following articles cover specific requirements and other details necessary for the healthy functioning of your NKS account and systems.

What’s New

Get the latest news and updates on NKS.


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