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Version: 0.7


The fleet.yaml file adds options to a bundle. Any directory with a fleet.yaml is automatically turned into bundle.

For more information on how to use the fleet.yaml to customize bundles see Git Repository Contents.

The content of the fleet.yaml corresponds to the struct at pkg/bundlereader/read.go, which contains the BundleSpec.


# The default namespace to be applied to resources. This field is not used to
# enforce or lock down the deployment to a specific namespace, but instead
# provide the default value of the namespace field if one is not specified
# in the manifests.
# Default: default
defaultNamespace: default

# All resources will be assigned to this namespace and if any cluster scoped
# resource exists the deployment will fail.
# Default: ""
namespace: default

# Optional map of labels, that are set at the bundle and can be used in a
# dependsOn.selector
key: value

# Use a custom folder for kustomize resources. This folder must contain
# a kustomization.yaml file.
dir: ./kustomize

# Use a custom location for the Helm chart. This can refer to any go-getter URL or
# OCI registry based helm chart URL e.g. "oci://".
# This allows one to download charts from most any location. Also know that
# go-getter URL supports adding a digest to validate the download. If repo
# is set below this field is the name of the chart to lookup
chart: ./chart
# A https URL to a Helm repo to download the chart from. It's typically easier
# to just use `chart` field and refer to a tgz file. If repo is used the
# value of `chart` will be used as the chart name to lookup in the Helm repository.
# A custom release name to deploy the chart as. If not specified a release name
# will be generated by combining the invoking + GitRepo.path.
releaseName: my-release
# Makes helm skip the check for its own annotations
takeOwnership: false
# The version of the chart or semver constraint of the chart to find. If a constraint
# is specified it is evaluated each time git changes.
# The version also determines which chart to download from OCI registries.
version: 0.1.0
# Any values that should be placed in the `values.yaml` and passed to helm during
# install.
any-custom: value
# All labels on Rancher clusters are available using global.fleet.clusterLabels.LABELNAME
# These can now be accessed directly as variables
# The variable's value will be an empty string if the referenced cluster label does not
# exist on the targeted cluster
variableName: global.fleet.clusterLabels.LABELNAME
# It is possible to specify the keys and values as go template strings for
# advanced templating needs. Most of the functions from the sprig templating
# library are available. Note, if the functions output changes with every
# call, e.g. `uuidv4`, the bundle will get redeployed.
# The template context has following keys.
# `.ClusterValues` are retrieved from target cluster's `spec.templateValues`
# `.ClusterLabels` and `.ClusterAnnotations` are the labels and annoations in the cluster resource.
# `.ClusterName` as the fleet's cluster resource name.
# `.ClusterNamespace` as the namespace in which the cluster resource exists.
# Note: The fleet.yaml must be valid yaml. Templating uses ${ } as delims,
# unlike helm which uses {{ }}.
templatedLabel: "${ .ClusterLabels.LABELNAME }-foo"
"${ .ClusterLabels.ENV }": ${ .ClusterValues.someValue | upper | quote }
# Path to any values files that need to be passed to helm during install
- values1.yaml
- values2.yaml
# Allow to use values files from configmaps or secrets defined in the downstream clusters
- configMapKeyRef:
name: configmap-values
# default to namespace of bundle
namespace: default
key: values.yaml
- secretKeyRef:
name: secret-values
namespace: default
key: values.yaml
# Override immutable resources. This could be dangerous.
force: false
# Set the Helm --atomic flag when upgrading
atomic: false
# Disable go template pre-processing on the fleet values
disablePreProcess: false
# if set and timeoutSeconds provided, will wait until all Jobs have been completed before marking the GitRepo as ready.
# It will wait for as long as timeoutSeconds
waitForJobs: true

# A paused bundle will not update downstream clusters but instead mark the bundle
# as OutOfSync. One can then manually confirm that a bundle should be deployed to
# the downstream clusters.
# Default: false
paused: false

# A number or percentage of clusters that can be unavailable during an update
# of a bundle. This follows the same basic approach as a deployment rollout
# strategy. Once the number of clusters meets unavailable state update will be
# paused. Default value is 100% which doesn't take effect on update.
# default: 100%
maxUnavailable: 15%
# A number or percentage of cluster partitions that can be unavailable during
# an update of a bundle.
# default: 0
maxUnavailablePartitions: 20%
# A number of percentage of how to automatically partition clusters if not
# specific partitioning strategy is configured.
# default: 25%
autoPartitionSize: 10%
# A list of definitions of partitions. If any target clusters do not match
# the configuration they are added to partitions at the end following the
# autoPartitionSize.
# A user friend name given to the partition used for Display (optional).
# default: ""
- name: canary
# A number or percentage of clusters that can be unavailable in this
# partition before this partition is treated as done.
# default: 10%
maxUnavailable: 10%
# Selector matching cluster labels to include in this partition
env: prod
# A cluster group name to include in this partition
clusterGroup: agroup
# Selector matching cluster group labels to include in this partition
env: prod

# Target customization are used to determine how resources should be modified per target
# Targets are evaluated in order and the first one to match a cluster is used for that cluster.
# The name of target. If not specified a default name of the format "target000"
# will be used. This value is mostly for display
- name: prod
# Custom namespace value overriding the value at the root
namespace: newvalue
# Custom defaultNamespace value overriding the value at the root
defaultNamespace: newdefaultvalue
# Custom kustomize options overriding the options at the root
kustomize: {}
# Custom Helm options override the options at the root
helm: {}
# If using raw YAML these are names that map to overlays/{name} that will be used
# to replace or patch a resource. If you wish to customize the file ./subdir/resource.yaml
# then a file ./overlays/myoverlay/subdir/resource.yaml will replace the base file.
# A file named ./overlays/myoverlay/subdir/resource_patch.yaml will patch the base file.
# A patch can in JSON Patch or JSON Merge format or a strategic merge patch for builtin
# Kubernetes types. Refer to "Raw YAML Resource Customization" below for more information.
- custom2
- custom3
# A selector used to match clusters. The structure is the standard
# metav1.LabelSelector format. If clusterGroupSelector or clusterGroup is specified,
# clusterSelector will be used only to further refine the selection after
# clusterGroupSelector and clusterGroup is evaluated.
env: prod
# A selector used to match a specific cluster by name.
clusterName: dev-cluster
# A selector used to match cluster groups.
region: us-east
# A specific clusterGroup by name that will be selected
clusterGroup: group1

# dependsOn allows you to configure dependencies to other bundles. The current bundle
# will only be deployed, after all dependencies are deployed and in a Ready state.
# Format: <GITREPO-NAME>-<BUNDLE_PATH> with all path separators replaced by "-"
# Example: GitRepo name "one", Bundle path "/multi-cluster/hello-world" => "one-multi-cluster-hello-world"
- name: one-multi-cluster-hello-world
# Select bundles to depend on based on their label.
- selector:
app: weak-monkey

# Ignore fields when monitoring a Bundle. This can be used when Fleet thinks some conditions in Custom Resources
# makes the Bundle to be in an error state when it shouldn't.
# Conditions to be ignored
# In this example a condition will be ignored if it contains {"type": "Active", "status", "False"}
- type: Active
status: "False"