Virtual Infrastructure Prerequisites

Note: As of v1.8, Enterprise PKS has been renamed to VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition. Some screenshots in this documentation do not yet reflect the change.

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The vSphere environment to which you deploy the management console OVA requires the following configuration:

  • CPU: 2
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Disk: 40 GB
  • Virtual NIC (vNIC) should be assigned to a network with connectivity to vCenter and NSX Datacenter Manager, if you are using NSX-T Data Center as the container networking interface for Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition.

Note: The OVA requirements described here are the minimum supported configuration.

The following vSphere clusters must exist in the target vCenter Server datacenter before you can deploy Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition from the management console:

  • Management cluster for TKGI Management Plane components.
  • At least one compute cluster for Kubernetes Cluster nodes, with the recommendation being to deploy more than one, for high-availability purposes.

For information about the supported versions of vSphere, see the release notes.


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