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Upgrade Kubernetes Using kops

This lab guides students through the creation of a cluster using `kops`, then upgrading the Kubernetes version by editing the cluster configuration and performing a rolling update. This terminates and then re-instantiates the master node and each of the worker nodes.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 3h 0m
Clock icon Jul 11, 2019

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Create the Cluster

    Use the script provided on the bastion host to create and validate a cluster.

  2. Challenge

    Update the Kubernetes Version

    Use the kops edit cluster command to edit the cluster configuration file and update the Kubernetes version as needed. Then, update the cluster and run the rolling update.

    You can watch the cluster update from the AWS console as it terminates and re-instantiates nodes.

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