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Prepare Your Environment to Work with Admission Controllers and Terraform

In this lab, you will prepare your environment to enable you to work with Kubernetes admission controllers and Terraform. You will install the tools you need, as well as take the provided Terraform configuration and deploy an EKS cluster that you will then use to create your admission controllers.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 1h 30m
Clock icon Apr 20, 2023

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Install Homebrew

    1. Go to the Homebrew website, and copy the install command.
    2. Install Homebrew.
    3. Follow the instructions in the command line to complete the install.
    4. Confirm that you have successfully installed Homebrew.
  2. Challenge

    Install Needed Tools

    1. Install the AWS CLI.
    2. Install the Kubernetes CLI.
    3. Install Terraform.
  3. Challenge

    Deploy EKS Cluster

    1. Create a new access key in the AWS Management Console, and copy down your information.
    2. Clone the course repo.
    3. Move into the eks directory.
    4. Initialize your working directory.
    5. Apply the Terraform configuration.

      Note: This will take 10–15 minutes.

    6. Configure the Kubernetes CLI to interact with your EKS cluster.
    7. Confirm you are connected to your cluster.

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