Create a Kubernetes Cluster on Google Compute Engine (GCE) Edit on GitHub Request doc changes

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Learn how to create a Kubernetes cluster on GCE in three clicks, using NetApp Kubernetes Service (NKS).

To create a Google Compute Engine (GCE) cluster, you will need:

For more details, see our Requirements page.

Step 1: Add Cluster

Log in to NetApp Kubernetes Service (NKS) and click + ADD CLUSTER.

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Click the GCE tile to select GCE as a provider.

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Step 2: Provider Configuration

In this step, you will set your provider configurations. Here you can update any of the following if you wish:

  • Number and size of master and worker nodes.

  • Region.

  • NKS workspace.

  • GCE credentials.

  • SSH keypair.

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If everything looks good, scroll down and click Submit.

Step 3: Cluster Configuration

On the third and final step, you can make any desired changes to your cluster configuration:

  • Update the cluster name.

  • Change the Kubernetes version.

  • Change the OS distribution.

  • Add Solutions to the cluster from our solutions gallery, trusted charts, or add your own Helm chart repo.

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When your cluster configurations are ready, click Submit. Your cluster will begin building, and will be ready for use within minutes.

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