Pre-installation requirements for Kubernetes

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For details about supported platforms for CloudBees CI on modern cloud platforms, such as supported Kubernetes, Helm, and NFS versions, refer to Supported platforms for CloudBees CI on modern cloud platforms.

Kubernetes requirements

The following items are required to install CloudBees CI on modern cloud platforms on Kubernetes:

  • A Kubernetes client with the currently supported version of Kubernetes, installed and configured on your local computer or a bastion host. Beta releases are not supported.

  • A cluster running a currently supported version of Kubernetes. Beta releases are not supported.

    • The cluster must have network access to container images (public Docker Hub or a private Docker Registry).

  • The NGINX Ingress Controller installed in the cluster.

    • A load balancer configured and pointing to the NGINX Ingress Controller.

    • A DNS record that points to the NGINX Ingress Controller Load balancer.

    • TLS certificates (needed when you deploy CloudBees CI).

  • A namespace in the cluster (provided by your admin) with permissions to create Role and RoleBinding objects.

  • Kubernetes cluster Default Storage Class defined and ready to use.

    • Refer to the relevant Reference Architecture for AWS or On-premise - Storage Requirements section for more information.