Minikube is a popular tool that quickly sets up a local Kubernetes cluster on macOS, Linux, and Windows. While not frequently recommended for production environments, minikube is commonly used by developers to quickly test Kubernetes ideas locally. This guide will walk you through how to install and run Kalm on a local cluster created through minikube.
First you'll need have minikube installed. If you don't already have it installed, follow the official minikube documentation to install it on your OS.
You can try running the
minikube version command to confirm installation.
Create a New Cluster
Use minikube to create a new local cluster using the
minikube start command. We recommend initializing a cluster with the settings below.
Note - if you're experiencing networking issues, consider configuring a proxy: Minikube Proxy
After your minikube cluster is up and running, you can use the
minikube status command to see some basic details:
Install Kalm on Your Minikube Cluster
With a minikube cluster up and running, you can install Kalm by running our install script.
First, clone the Kalm git repository:
Next, run the install script to install Kalm:
The installation log should be similar as this:
Once the installation is complete, your can access the dashboard using port-forward:
Then visit http://localhost:3010 to check out the dashboard.%