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Install Devtron on Minikube, Microk8s, K3s, Kind

You can install and try Devtron on a high-end machine or on a Cloud VM. If you install it on a laptop/PC, it may start to respond slow, so it is recommended to uninstall Devtron from your system before shutting it down.

System Configurations for Devtron Installation

  1. 1.
    2 vCPUs
  2. 2.
    4GB+ of free memory
  3. 3.
    20GB+ free disk space

Before you begin

Before we get started and install Devtron, you must set up the cluster in you server and install the pre-requisite requirements:

Install Devtron

Minikube/Kind cluster
k3s Cluster
To install devtron on Minikube/kind cluster, run the following command:
helm repo add devtron https://helm.devtron.ai
helm install devtron devtron/devtron-operator \
--create-namespace --namespace devtroncd \
--set components.devtron.service.type=NodePort
To install devtron on k3s cluster, run the following command:
kubectl apply -f https://raw.githubusercontent.com/rancher/local-path-provisioner/master/deploy/local-path-storage.yaml
helm repo add devtron https://helm.devtron.ai
helm install devtron devtron/devtron-operator \
--create-namespace --namespace devtroncd \
--set components.devtron.service.type=NodePort

Devtron dashboard

To access Devtron dashboard when using Minikube as cluster, run the following command:
minikube service devtron-service --namespace devtroncd
To access Devtron dashboard when using Kind/k3s as cluster, run the following command to port forward the devtron service to port 8000:
kubectl -ndevtroncd port-forward service/devtron-service 8000:80

Devtron Admin credentials

For Devtron version v0.6.0 and higher

Username: admin Password: Run the following command to get the admin password:
kubectl -n devtroncd get secret devtron-secret \
-o jsonpath='{.data.ADMIN_PASSWORD}' | base64 -d
Username: admin Password: Run the following command to get the admin password:
kubectl -n devtroncd get secret devtron-secret \
-o jsonpath='{.data.ACD_PASSWORD}' | base64 -d

Install Devtron on Cloud VM (AWS ec2, Azure VM, GCP VM)

It is recommended to use Cloud VM with 2vCPU+, 4GB+ free Memory, 20GB+ Storage, Compute Optimized VM type & Ubuntu Flavoured OS.

Create Microk8s Cluster

sudo snap install microk8s --classic --channel=1.22
sudo usermod -a -G microk8s $USER
sudo chown -f -R $USER ~/.kube
newgrp microk8s
microk8s enable dns storage helm3
echo "alias kubectl='microk8s kubectl '" >> .bashrc
echo "alias helm='microk8s helm3 '" >> .bashrc
source .bashrc

Install devtron

helm repo add devtron https://helm.devtron.ai
helm install devtron devtron/devtron-operator \
--create-namespace --namespace devtroncd \
--set components.devtron.service.type=NodePort

Run the following command to get the devtron-service port number:

kubectl get svc -n devtroncd devtron-service -o jsonpath='{.spec.ports[0].nodePort}'
Make sure that the port on which the devtron-service runs remain open in the VM's security group or network Security group.
Note: If you want to uninstall Devtron or clean Devtron helm installer, refer our uninstall Devtron.
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