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Install Service Catalog using SC

Service Catalog is an extension API that enables applications running in Kubernetes clusters to easily use external managed software offerings, such as a datastore service offered by a cloud provider.

It provides a way to list, provision, and bind with external Managed ServicesA software offering maintained by a third-party provider. from Service BrokersAn endpoint for a set of Managed Services offered and maintained by a third-party. without needing detailed knowledge about how those services are created or managed.

Use the Service Catalog Installer tool to easily install or uninstall Service Catalog on your Kubernetes cluster. This CLI tool is installed as sc in your local environment.

Before you begin

Install sc in your local environment

Install the sc CLI tool using the go get command:

go get github.com/GoogleCloudPlatform/k8s-service-catalog/installer/cmd/sc

After running the above command, sc should be installed in your GOPATH/bin directory.

Install Service Catalog in your Kubernetes cluster

First, verify that all dependencies have been installed. Run:

sc check

If the check is successful, it should return:

Dependency check passed. You are good to go.

Next, run the install command and specify the storageclass that you want to use for the backup:

sc install --etcd-backup-storageclass "standard"

Uninstall Service Catalog

If you would like to uninstall Service Catalog from your Kubernetes cluster using the sc tool, run:

sc uninstall

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