Adding Custom Workloads
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This topic describes how to add custom workloads to Pivotal Container Service (PKS) clusters.
Custom workloads define what a cluster includes out of the box. For example, you can use custom workloads to configure metrics or logging.
Create a YAML configuration for your custom workloads. Consult the following example from the Kubernetes documentation:
apiVersion: apps/v1 # for versions before 1.9.0 use apps/v1beta2 kind: Deployment metadata: name: nginx-deployment spec: selector: matchLabels: app: nginx replicas: 2 # tells deployment to run 2 pods matching the template template: # create pods using pod definition in this template metadata: # unlike pod-nginx.yaml, the name is not included in the meta data as a unique name is # generated from the deployment name labels: app: nginx spec: containers: - name: nginx image: nginx:1.7.9 ports: - containerPort: 80
To apply custom Kubernetes workloads to every cluster created on a plan, enter your YAML configuration in the (Optional) Add-ons - Use with caution field in the pane for configuring a plan in the PKS tile.
For more information, see the Plans section of the Installing PKS topic for your IaaS. For example, Plans in Installing PKS on vSphere.
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