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Working with Kubernetes Using kubectl

This hands-on lab will provide you with the opportunity to practice your basic `kubectl` skills in a real Kubernetes cluster. You will create and manipulate some simple Kubernetes objects using `kubectl`. This will allow you to exercise your `kubectl` skills.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Feb 12, 2021

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Use kubectl to Check the Status of Worker Nodes in the Cluster

    • Use kubectl to list all nodes in the cluster
    • Verify the nodes are in the READY state
  2. Challenge

    Get a List of Pods Running in the Cluster

    • Use kubectl to list Pods in all namespaces
    • Verify whether or not these Pods are all up and running
  3. Challenge

    Delete an Existing Pod

    • Delete the Pod named web-frontend
  4. Challenge

    Create a New Pod

    • Create a new Pod called web-frontend
    • Make it run a container with the nginx image

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