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Zeus on Kubernetes

These tutorials will guide you through the processes of installation of Kubernetes Minikube, deployment of Zeus and building an image with Docker:


Start Minikube

  • To run the local Kubernetes cluster execute the following command:

minikube start

Deploy and Run the Guestbook sample

  • Follow the steps described in this tutorial -

Deploy Zeus

  • Deploy Zeus version 3 on Minikube using kubectl by executing:

kubectl create -f

  • Get the necessary information for access

  • Get IP:

minikube ip

or directly:

minikube dashboard

  • Get port


kubectl get services -n zeus -o go-template='{{range .items}}{{range.spec.ports}}{{if .nodePort}}{{.nodePort}}{{"\n"}}{{end}}{{end}}{{end}}'

or run

minikube dashboard

Open Zeus Cockpit

  • From the Kubernetes Dashboard:
  • Change the Namespace to zeus (from the sidebar menu)
  • Select Discovery and Load Balancing (from the sidebar menu)
  • Find the Services section and take the port of the Zeus instance. Copy the second port from the Internal endpoints column (e.g. 31111)
  • Construct URL: {IP}:{Port} and open it in Web browser.

Create Account

  • Go to Accounts settings (via the sidebar - last icon)
  • Select Partners view and add a new partner details
  • Select the Accounts view and add a new account details

Configure the local Cluster

  • Go to Accounts settings (via the sidebar - last icon)
  • Select Clusters view and add a new cluster details as follows
  • Name: e.g. local
  • URL: https://{IP}:8443
  • Token: from Minikube Dashboard, go to Config and Storage -> Secrets -> Token
  • Account: select from the drop down

Register a Container

  • Go to Templates perspective
  • Select the Containers view
  • Enter the following parameters:
  • Name: Dirigible
  • Image: dirigiblelabs/dirigible-tomcat:latest
  • Protocol: TCP
  • Port: 8080

Create a Template

  • Go to Templates perspective
  • Select the Templates section
  • Create a new Template named Dirigible
  • Select the row representing the just created Template
  • Select the Containers section below
  • Create a new reference to the Container created in the previous step
  • Select the Services section
  • Create a new Service with the following details:
  • Name: http
  • Type: NodePort
  • Port: 8080

Deploy the Application

  • Go to Applications perspective
  • Select the Deploy view
  • Click on New button and enter the following details:
  • Cluster: select from the drop down
  • Template: select from the drop down
  • Name: dirigible

Undeploying Zeus

  • If you want to undeploy Zeus, execute the following command:

kubectl delete -f

Stop Minikube

  • To stop Minikube run:

minikube stop