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For step-by-step instructions on how to deploy an Application, see the article for your version control management system:

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For instructions on how to create an SSH key pair, follow the instructions in this article.

If you have problems getting your Application up and running, you may need to customize your Procfile. Learn more about using a Procfile.

If you don’t have an app to test, feel free to use our demo app.


  • 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

  • A Project set up and configured on your NKS account.

  • An NKS cluster with Build Version: Classic.

  • An application in an external repository.

  • An SSH key pair for use as the deploy key. IMPORTANT: Create this key pair without a passphrase.

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