Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)
The Cloud Provider Cluster Support features enable users to create, upgrade, resize, and delete a Google Kubernetes Cluster (GKE) from within Nirmata.
How to Manage a GKE Cluster in Nirmata
To manage a GKE Cluster in Nirmata, add Google as a Cloud Provider in Nirmata. A valid Google Cloud Provider account and credentials is required.
See GCE Cloud Provider for full documentation on adding Google as a Cloud Provider.
Create a GKE Cluster
To add a GKE Cluster in Nirmata, select Clusters from the sidebar menu and then click the +Add Cluster button.
Select Create GKE Cluster and click Complete Setup.
Enter the Configure Cluster Details and click Next.
Complete the Configure Cluster Details and click Create Cluster.
The Cluster will begin building.
In 10 to 15 minutes, the new Cluster is visible in Nirmata and in the Google Cloud Provider dashboard.
Upgrade a GKE Cluster
NOTE: The Kubernetes version associated with a cluster cannot be downgraded. To upgrade the Kubernetes version of a GKE Cluster, navigate to the cluster from the Cluster menu.
Select Upgrade Cluster from the Settings menu.
Select the new Kubernetes version from the drop-down menu and click Save.
The upgrade is reflected in Google Cloud Platform and Nirmata.
Resize a GKE Cluster
To change the number of nodes in a GKE Cluster, navigate to the cluster from the Cluster menu.
Open the Settings menu and select Resize Cluster.
Enter the new node count and click Save.
The new nodes are reflected on the Nirmata Cluster dashboard.
Delete a GKE Cluster
NOTE: All Applications and Environments running inside the cluster must be stopped and deleted before deleting the cluster.
To delete a GKE Cluster, navigate to the cluster from the Cluster menu.
From the Settings menu, select Delete Cluster.
Enter the Cluster name and click Delete.
The cluster is deleted in Nirmata and Google Cloud Platform.