Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Install kubectl on Ubuntu Instance | How to install kubectl in Ubuntu

Kubernetes uses a command line utility called kubectl for communicating with the cluster API server. It is tool for controlling Kubernetes clusters. kubectl looks for a file named config in the $HOME directory.

How to install Kubectl in Ubuntu instance

Download keys from google website
curl -s https://packages.cloud.google.com/apt/doc/apt-key.gpg | sudo apt-key add -

Create the below file
sudo touch /etc/apt/sources.list.d/kubernetes.list

echo "deb http://apt.kubernetes.io/ kubernetes-xenial main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/kubernetes.list

Update package manager
sudo apt-get update

Install
sudo apt-get install -y kubectl

Verify if kubectl got installed
kubectl version --short --client




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