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Building a Kubernetes 1.27 Cluster with kubeadm

This lab will allow you to practice the process of building a new Kubernetes cluster. You will be given a set of Linux servers, and you will have the opportunity to turn these servers into a functioning Kubernetes cluster. This will help you build the skills necessary to create your own Kubernetes clusters in the real world.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 1h 15m
Clock icon Feb 03, 2021

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Install Packages

    • Log into all three servers.
    • Get containerd installed and running.
    • Install the Kubernetes packages (kubeadm, kubelet, and kubectl).
  2. Challenge

    Initialize the Cluster

    • Initialize the Kubernetes cluster on the control plane node using kubeadm.
  3. Challenge

    Install the Calico Network Add-On

    • Install the Calico network add-on in your cluster.
  4. Challenge

    Join the Worker Nodes to the Cluster

    • Join the two worker node servers to the cluster.
    • Use kubectl get nodes on the control plane node to verify that all three nodes are successfully registered and in the READY state.

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