Install Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition on vSphere with the Management Console

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VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition Management Console provides a unified installation experience for deploying VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition to vSphere. The management console is provided as a virtual appliance that you deploy to vSphere by using an OVA template. The management console provides a graphical user interface that assists you with the configuration when deploying Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition to vSphere:

  • Configures networking for Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition
  • Deploys Ops Manager
  • Generates and registers SSL certificates
  • Deploys BOSH Director
  • Deploys Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition
  • Deploys Harbor Registry

Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition Management Console is easy to use. If you are experienced with installing Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition on vSphere, the help and the tool tips in the installer UI should be enough to complete the process. If you are new to Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition, refer to this documentation as needed to assist with the installation.

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After you have deployed Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition on vSphere, you can use the management console to deploy Kubernetes clusters and manage their lifecycle, and monitor and manage the operation of your Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition deployment. For information about how to use the management console after deployment, see the following topics:


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