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Install Service Catalog using SC
Service Catalog is an extension API that enables applications running in Kubernetes clusters to easily use external managed software offerings, such as a datastore service offered by a cloud provider.
It provides a way to list, provision, and bind with external Managed ServicesA software offering maintained by a third-party provider. from Service BrokersAn endpoint for a set of Managed Services offered and maintained by a third-party. without needing detailed knowledge about how those services are created or managed.
You can use the GCP Service Catalog Installer tool to easily install or uninstall Service Catalog on your Kubernetes cluster, linking it to Google Cloud projects.
Service Catalog itself can work with any kind of managed service, not just Google Cloud.
Before you begin
Understand the key concepts of Service Catalog.
Install Go 1.6+ and set the
Install the cfssl tool needed for generating SSL artifacts.
Service Catalog requires Kubernetes version 1.7+.
Install and setup kubectl so that it is configured to connect to a Kubernetes v1.7+ cluster.
The kubectl user must be bound to the cluster-admin role for it to install Service Catalog. To ensure that this is true, run the following command:
kubectl create clusterrolebinding cluster-admin-binding --clusterrole=cluster-admin --user=<user-name>
sc in your local environment
The installer runs on your local computer as a CLI tool named
go get github.com/GoogleCloudPlatform/k8s-service-catalog/installer/cmd/sc
sc should now be installed in your
Install Service Catalog in your Kubernetes cluster
First, verify that all dependencies have been installed. Run:
If the check is successful, it should return:
Dependency check passed. You are good to go.
Next, run the install command and specify the
storageclass that you want to use for the backup:
sc install --etcd-backup-storageclass "standard"
Uninstall Service Catalog
If you would like to uninstall Service Catalog from your Kubernetes cluster using the
sc tool, run: