Installing the TKGI CLI

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This topic describes how to install the VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition Command Line Interface (TKGI CLI).

For information on the TKGI CLI, see TKGI CLI.

Install the TKGI CLI

To install the TKGI CLI, follow the procedures for your operating system to download the TKGI CLI from VMware Tanzu Network. Binaries are only provided for 64-bit architectures.

Mac OS X

  1. Navigate to VMware Tanzu Network and log in.
  2. Click Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition.
  3. Select your desired release version from the Releases dropdown.
  4. Click TKGI CLI.
  5. Click TKGI CLI - Mac to download the Mac OS X binary.
  6. Rename the downloaded binary file to tkgi.
  7. On the command line, run the following command to make the TKGI CLI binary executable:
    $ chmod +x tkgi
  8. Move the binary file into your PATH.
  9. Run tkgi --version to verify the version of your TKGI CLI installed locally.

Linux

  1. Navigate to VMware Tanzu Network and log in.
  2. Click Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition.
  3. Select your desired release version from the Releases dropdown.
  4. Click TKGI CLI.
  5. Click TKGI CLI - Linux to download the Linux binary.
  6. Rename the downloaded binary file to tkgi.
  7. On the command line, run the following command to make the TKGI CLI binary executable:
    $ chmod +x tkgi
  8. Move the binary file into your PATH.
  9. Run tkgi --version to verify the version of your TKGI CLI installed locally.

Windows

  1. Navigate to VMware Tanzu Network and log in.
  2. Click Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition.
  3. Select your desired release version from the Releases dropdown.
  4. Click TKGI CLI.
  5. Click TKGI CLI - Windows to download the Windows executable file.
  6. Rename the downloaded binary file to tkgi.exe.
  7. Move the binary file into your PATH.
  8. Run tkgi --version to verify the version of your TKGI CLI installed locally.

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