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Create Google Kubernetes cluster Setup



  1. Create organization

  2. Create project

    • List the organizations

    gcloud organizations list

    gcloud projects create dirigible-demo --name=dirigible --organization=<your-organization-id>

    • You can check for the new project with:

    gcloud projects list --filter '<your-organization-id>'

  3. Enable Engine Api

    Go to Kubernetes Engine-> Clusters and click on Enable to allow creating cluster.

  4. Create cluster

    Set the project

    • Set the project on which you will create DNS Zone gcloud config set project PROJECT_ID
    • Set the project in every command --project <your-project-id>.
  5. Create an IAM service account with the minimum permissions required to operate GKE

    SA_NAME: the name of the new service account. DISPLAY_NAME: the display name for the new service account, which makes the account easier to identify. PROJECT_ID: the project ID of the project in which you want to create the new service account.

    SA_NAME=sa-minimum-pemissions-gke-demo \
    DISPLAY_NAME='SA minimum permissions required to operate GKE' \

    gcloud iam service-accounts create $SA_NAME \
      --display-name="$DISPLAY_NAME" \
      --project $PROJECT_ID
    gcloud projects add-iam-policy-binding $PROJECT_ID \
      --member "serviceAccount:$SA_NAME@$" \
      --role roles/logging.logWriter
    gcloud projects add-iam-policy-binding $PROJECT_ID \
      --member "serviceAccount:$SA_NAME@$" \
      --role roles/monitoring.metricWriter
    gcloud projects add-iam-policy-binding $PROJECT_ID \
      --member "serviceAccount:$SA_NAME@$" \
      --role roles/monitoring.viewer
    gcloud projects add-iam-policy-binding $PROJECT_ID \
      --member "serviceAccount:$SA_NAME@$" \
      --role roles/stackdriver.resourceMetadata.writer
  6. Create the cluster

    gcloud container clusters create <your-cluster-name> \
        --region europe-west1-b \
        --project=$PROJECT_ID \
  7. Get connection to the cluster

gcloud container clusters get-credentials <your-cluster-demo>