Dashboard is a web-based Kubernetes user interface. You can use Dashboard to deploy containerized apps to a Kubernetes cluster, troubleshoot containerized apps, and manage the cluster and its resources. Dashboard also provides information about the state of Kubernetes resources in the cluster. You can use Dashboard to manage the cluster at scale, including initiating rolling updates, restarting pods, and deploying new apps.
To access Dashboard, follow the steps in Accessing the Dashboard UI in the Kubernetes Web UI (Dashboard) documentation.
You must have
kubectl credentials to access Dashboard. Requiring these credentials prevents unauthorized admin access to the Kubernetes cluster through a browser.
Follow the steps below to access Dashboard for a Kubernetes cluster.
kubectlcredentials. As a PKS operator or developer, you may already have access to
kubectlcredentials. If you do not, follow the instructions in Retrieve Cluster Credentials and Configuration.
kubectl proxyon a command line. Do not exit or close the terminal.
Dashboard is now available. In a web browser, browse to
http://localhost:8001/uito access Dashboard.
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