Scaling Existing Clusters
Follow the steps below to scale up an existing cluster using the PKS CLI.
Note: You cannot scale the number of worker nodes down. You can only scale the number of worker nodes up.
On the command line, run the following command to log in:
pks login -a PKS-API -u USERNAME -kWhere:
PKS-APIis the domain name for the PKS API that you entered in Ops Manager >Pivotal Container Service >PKS API >API Hostname (FQDN). For example,
USERNAMEis your user name.
See Logging in to PKS for more information about the
Run the following command below to scale up your cluster. You cannot scale the number of worker nodes down.
Note: This command may roll additional VMs in the cluster, affecting workloads if the worker nodes are at capacity. This issue will be resolved in a future release of PKS.
pks resize CLUSTER-NAME --num-nodes WORKER-NODESReplace the placeholder values in the command as follows:
CLUSTER-NAMEis the name of your cluster.
WORKER-NODESis the number of worker nodes for the cluster. For example:
$ pks resize my-cluster --num-nodes 5
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