Kubernetes kubectl CLI Cheat Sheet

This cheat sheet encloses first-aid commands to configure the CLI, manage a cluster, and gather information from it.

Kubernetes is an open-source platform that enables to automatically deploy, scale, and manage containers. Its command-line interface (CLI)—kubectl—allows for running commands against Kubernetes clusters.

On downloading the cheat sheet, you will find out how to:

  • Create, group, update, and delete cluster resources
  • Debug Kubernetes pods—a group of one or more containers with shared storage/network and a specification for running the containers
  • Manage configmaps, a primitive to store a pod’s configuration, and secrets, a primitive to store such sensitive data as passwords, keys, certificates, etc.

Finally, you will learn how to use Helm—a package manager to define, install, and upgrade complex Kubernetes apps.

Interested in how to effectively use the Kuberneres CLI to manage your deployment? Download our kubectl cheat sheet!