Step-by-step instructions for performing operations with Kubernetes.

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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.

Web UI (Dashboard)

Deploy and access the Dashboard web user interface to help you manage and monitor containerized applications in a Kubernetes cluster.

Using the kubectl Command-line

Install and setup the kubectl command-line tool used to directly manage Kubernetes clusters.

Configuring Pods and Containers

Perform common configuration tasks for Pods and Containers.

Running Applications

Perform common application management tasks, such as rolling updates, injecting information into pods, and horizontal Pod autoscaling.

Running Jobs

Run Jobs using parallel processing.

Accessing Applications in a Cluster

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

Monitoring, Logging, and Debugging

Setup monitoring and logging to troubleshoot a cluster or debug a containerized application.

Accessing the Kubernetes API

Learn various methods to directly access the Kubernetes API.

Using TLS

Configure your application to trust and use the cluster root Certificate Authority (CA).

Administering a Cluster

Learn common tasks for administering a cluster.

Administering Federation

Configure components in a cluster federation.

Managing Stateful Applications

Perform common tasks for managing Stateful applications, including upgrading from PetSets and scaling, deleting, and debugging StatefulSets.

Cluster Daemons

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

Managing GPUs

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

What’s next

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


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