This section of the Kubernetes documentation contains pages that show how to do individual tasks. A task page shows how to do a single thing, typically by giving a short sequence of steps.

If you would like to write a task page, see Creating a Documentation Pull Request.

Install Tools

Set up Kubernetes tools on your computer.

Administer a Cluster

Learn common tasks for administering a cluster.

Configure Pods and Containers

Perform common configuration tasks for Pods and containers.

Monitoring, Logging, and Debugging

Set up monitoring and logging to troubleshoot a cluster, or debug a containerized application.

Manage Kubernetes Objects

Declarative and imperative paradigms for interacting with the Kubernetes API.

Managing Secrets

Managing confidential settings data using Secrets.

Inject Data Into Applications

Specify configuration and other data for the Pods that run your workload.

Run Applications

Run and manage both stateless and stateful applications.

Run Jobs

Run Jobs using parallel processing.

Access Applications in a Cluster

Configure load balancing, port forwarding, or setup firewall or DNS configurations to access applications in a cluster.

Extend Kubernetes

Understand advanced ways to adapt your Kubernetes cluster to the needs of your work environment.


Understand how to protect traffic within your cluster using Transport Layer Security (TLS).

Manage Cluster Daemons

Perform common tasks for managing a DaemonSet, such as performing a rolling update.


Learn how to configure networking for your cluster.

Extend kubectl with plugins

Extend kubectl by creating and installing kubectl plugins.

Manage HugePages

Configure and manage huge pages as a schedulable resource in a cluster.

Schedule GPUs

Configure and schedule GPUs for use as a resource by nodes in a cluster.

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