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.
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.
Learn how to install KubeSphere and Kubernetes in an air-gapped environment.
Understand the specific port requirements for different services in KubeSphere.
Customize your Kubernetes settings in the configuration file for your cluster.
High Availability Configurations
Learn how to create a highly available cluster using the internal HAProxy of KubeKey.
Learn how to create a highly available cluster using a load balancer.
Learn how to create a highly available cluster using Keepalived and HAproxy.
Persistent Storage Configurations
Understand how to use KubeKey to install different storage systems.
Use KubeKey to create a cluster with QingCloud CSI providing storage services.
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
Learn how to create a high-availability cluster on Azure virtual machines.
Learn how to create a high-availability cluster on QingCloud platform.
Installing in On-premises Environments
Learn how to create a high-availability cluster on VMware vSphere.
Learn how to create a multi-node cluster with one master on bare metal.
Learn how to use KubeKey to install K3s and KubeSphere.
Add and Delete 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 to your cluster.
Remove KubeSphere and Kubernetes from your machines.