Installing kubectl

Learn how to install the Kubernetes command-line tool, kubectl.

Understanding kubectl

Kubernetes’ command-line tool, kubectl, is used to manage a cluster and applications running inside it. We’ll use kubectl a lot throughout the course, so we won’t go into details just yet. Instead, we’ll discuss its commands through examples that will follow shortly. For now, think of it as your interlocutor with a Kubernetes cluster.

Get hands-on with 1200+ tech skills courses.