Windows in Kubernetes

Kubernetes supports nodes that run Microsoft Windows.

Kubernetes supports worker nodes running either Linux or Microsoft Windows.

The CNCF and its parent the Linux Foundation take a vendor-neutral approach towards compatibility. It is possible to join your Windows server as a worker node to a Kubernetes cluster.

You can install and set up kubectl on Windows no matter what operating system you use within your cluster.

If you are using Windows nodes, you can read:

or, for an overview, read:

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Last modified February 20, 2023 at 6:20 PM PST: Revise Windows in Kubernetes section (f84c2f9c38)