Installing Enterprise PKS on vSphere with NSX-T Data Center

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Warning: Pivotal Container Service (PKS) v1.4 is no longer supported because it has reached the End of General Support (EOGS) phase as defined by the Support Lifecycle Policy.
To stay up to date with the latest software and security updates, upgrade to a supported version.

This topic lists the procedures to follow to install Enterprise Pivotal Container Service (Enterprise PKS) on vSphere with NSX-T Data Center.

Prepare to Install Enterprise PKS on vSphere with NSX-T

To prepare to install Enterprise PKS on vSphere with NSX-T, review the following topics:

Install NSX-T for Enterprise PKS

NSX-T v2.3

To install NSX-T v2.3 for Enterprise PKS, follow the procedures in the topics listed below:

  1. Deploying NSX-T v2.3.1 for Enterprise PKS
  2. Creating the Enterprise PKS Management Plane
  3. Creating the Enterprise PKS Compute Plane
  4. Deploying Ops Manager with NSX-T for Enterprise PKS
  5. Generating and Registering the NSX-T v2.3.1 Manager Certificate for Enterprise PKS
  6. Configuring BOSH Director with NSX-T for Enterprise PKS
  7. Generating and Registering the NSX Manager Superuser Principal Identity Certificate and Key for Enterprise PKS
  8. Creating NSX-T Objects for Enterprise PKS
  9. Installing Enterprise PKS on vSphere with NSX-T

NSX-T v2.4

To install NSX-T v2.4 for Enterprise PKS, follow the procedures in the topics listed below:

  1. Deploying NSX-T v2.4 for Enterprise PKS
  2. Installing NSX-T v2.4.1 for Enterprise PKS
  3. Creating the Enterprise PKS Management Plane
  4. Creating the Enterprise PKS Compute Plane
  5. Deploying Ops Manager with NSX-T for Enterprise PKS
  6. Generating and Registering the NSX-T v2.4.1 Manager Certificate for Enterprise PKS
  7. Configuring BOSH Director with NSX-T for Enterprise PKS
  8. Generating and Registering the NSX Manager Superuser Principal Identity Certificate and Key for Enterprise PKS
  9. Creating NSX-T Objects for Enterprise PKS
  10. Installing Enterprise PKS on vSphere with NSX-T

Post-Installation NSX-T Configurations

After you have installed Enterprise PKS on vSphere with NSX-T, review the following topics for additional NSX-T configuration options:

Install the Enterprise PKS and Kubernetes CLIs

The Enterprise PKS and Kubernetes CLIs help you interact with your Enterprise PKS-provisioned Kubernetes clusters and Kubernetes workloads.

To install the CLIs, follow the instructions below:

Install Harbor Registry

To install Harbor Registry for Enterprise PKS, see Integrating VMware Harbor with Enterprise PKS.


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