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Version: 0.9

Quick Start

Who needs documentation, lets just run this thing!

Install

Fleet is distributed as a Helm chart. Helm 3 is a CLI, has no server side component, and its use is fairly straightforward. To install the Helm 3 CLI follow the official install instructions.

Fleet in Rancher

Rancher has separate helm charts for Fleet and uses a different repository.

brew install helm
helm repo add fleet https://rancher.github.io/fleet-helm-charts/

Install the Fleet Helm charts (there's two because we separate out CRDs for ultimate flexibility.)

helm -n cattle-fleet-system install --create-namespace --wait fleet-crd \
fleet/fleet-crd
helm -n cattle-fleet-system install --create-namespace --wait fleet \
fleet/fleet

Add a Git Repo to Watch

Change spec.repo to your git repo of choice. Kubernetes manifest files that should be deployed should be in /manifests in your repo.

cat > example.yaml << "EOF"
apiVersion: fleet.cattle.io/v1alpha1
kind: GitRepo
metadata:
name: sample
# This namespace is special and auto-wired to deploy to the local cluster
namespace: fleet-local
spec:
# Everything from this repo will be run in this cluster. You trust me right?
repo: "https://github.com/rancher/fleet-examples"
paths:
- simple
EOF

kubectl apply -f example.yaml

Get Status

Get status of what fleet is doing

kubectl -n fleet-local get fleet

You should see something like this get created in your cluster.

kubectl get deploy frontend
NAME       READY   UP-TO-DATE   AVAILABLE   AGE
frontend 3/3 3 3 116m

Enjoy and read the docs.