Create a Kubernetes Cluster in Your VMware Environment
Learn how to create a Kubernetes cluster in your VMware environment in three clicks, using NetApp Kubernetes Service (NKS).
VMware installed, configured, and registered with NKS. Click here to learn how to register your VMware environment with NKS.
An NKS account. If you don’t have one already, you can sign up for a free 30-day trial with no credit card required at https://nks.netapp.io.
Step 1: Choose a Provider
Log in to NetApp Kubernetes Service (NKS). Click CLUSTERS then click + ADD CLUSTER.
Click the VMware tile to select VMware as a provider.
The cluster build version (Classic or Experimental)
The Workspace (if applicable)
Then click NEXT to proceed.
Step 2: Configure Provider
We choose sensible defaults for basic VMware cluster builds to get you going quickly. On this step, you can modify these settings to meet your requirements:
Number, type, and size of master and worker nodes.
When the provider configurations are correct, click NEXT.
Step 3: Configure Cluster
On the third step, you can make any desired changes to your cluster configuration:
Edit or refresh the randomly-generated cluster name.
Change the orchestration version.
Change the Pod Network CIDR.
Change the Service Network CIDR.
When your cluster configurations are ready, click NEXT.
Step 4: Review and Confirm
Review and confirm all of the settings for your Kubernetes cluster. You can click "edit" in any section to make changes.
When you have verified that everything is correct, click CREATE. Your cluster will begin building, and will soon be ready for use.
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