Installing on Linux
This chapter demonstrates how to use KubeKey to provision a production-ready Kubernetes and KubeSphere cluster on Linux in different environments. You can also use KubeKey to easily scale out and in your cluster and set various storage classes based on your needs.
Most Popular Pages
Below you will find some of the most viewed and helpful pages in this chapter. It is highly recommended that you refer to them first.
Deploy KubeSphere on QingCloud
Provision an HA KubeSphere cluster on QingCloud.
Explore the general content in this chapter, including installation preparation, installation tool and method, and storage configurations.
Understand what KubeKey is and how it works to help you create, scale and upgrade your Kubernetes cluster.
Learn the general steps of installing KubeSphere and Kubernetes on a multi-node cluster.
Understand how to install KubeSphere and Kubernetes in the air-gapped environment.
Understand the specific port requirements for different services in KubeSphere.
Kubernetes Cluster Configurations
Customize your Kubernetes settings in the configuration file for your cluster.
High Availability Configurations
Set Up an HA Cluster Using the Internal HAProxy of KubeKey
Learn how to create a highly available cluster using the internal HAProxy of KubeKey.
Set up an HA Cluster Using a Load Balancer
Learn how to create a highly available cluster using a load balancer.
Set up an HA Cluster Using Keepalived and HAproxy
Learn how to create a highly available cluster using Keepalived and HAproxy.
Persistent Storage Configurations
Understand Persistent Storage Installation
Understand how to use KubeKey to install different storage systems.
Install QingCloud CSI
Use KubeKey to create a cluster with QingCloud CSI providing storage services.
Install NFS Client
Use KubeKey to create a cluster with NFS Client providing storage services.
Use KubeKey to create a cluster with GlusterFS providing storage services.
Use KubeKey to create a cluster with Ceph providing storage services.
Installing on Public Cloud
Deploy KubeSphere on Azure VM Instances
Learn how to create a high-availability cluster on Azure virtual machines.
Deploy KubeSphere on QingCloud Instances
Learn how to create a high-availability cluster on QingCloud platform.
Installing in On-premises Environments
Deploy KubeSphere on VMware vSphere
Learn how to create a high-availability cluster on VMware vSphere.
Deploy KubeSphere on Bare Metal
Learn how to create a multi-node cluster with one master on bare metal.
Deploy K3s and KubeSphere
Learn how to use KubeKey to install K3s and KubeSphere.
Installing KubeSphere on Minikube
Install KubeSphere on an existing Minikube cluster with a minimal installation package.
Add and Delete Nodes
Add New Nodes
Add more nodes to scale out your cluster.
Cordon a node and even delete a node to scale in your cluster.
Add Edge Nodes
Add edge nodes to your cluster.
Uninstall KubeSphere and Kubernetes
Remove KubeSphere and Kubernetes from your machines.