Installing a Kubernetes cluster on macOS using k3d

Running k3d on macOS is very simple. Below is a quick and diryt recipe.


Use Homebrew to install k3d

    brew install k3d

Create your Kubernetes cluster

    k3d create

Get the KUBECONFIG file and export it to your environment

    export KUBECONFIG="$(k3d get-kubeconfig --name='k3s-default')"

Verify your cluster is running

    kubectl get pods --all-namespaces

And voila that is it!

Posted April 8th, 2020