Now that we have a Kubernetes cluster and Meshery, we are ready to download and deploy Linkerd resources.
Using Meshery, select
Linkerd from the
In the Linkerd management page:
linkerd into the namespace field.
Click the (+) icon on the
Install card and select
Latest Linkerd to install the latest version of Linkerd.
Perform the below steps if the above steps doesn't work for you.
On a *nix system, you can setup linkerd by doing the following:
The above command will get the latest Linkerd package and untar it in the same folder.
Change into the Linkerd package directory and add the linkerd client to your PATH environment variable.
1curl -sL https://run.linkerd.io/install | sh2export PATH=$PATH:$HOME/.linkerd2/bin
Alternatively, on MacOS you can sue
HomeBrew to install
1brew install linkerd
linkerd is setup lets try to print out the command help
We can use a new feature in linkerd to check if the cluster is ready for install:
1linkerd check --pre
Deploy Linkerd custom resources:
1linkerd install | kubectl apply -f -
Linkerd is deployed in the
linkerd Kubernetes namespace. Verify that Linkerd and its components are deployed, execute the command:
By establishing mutually-authenticated connections between Linkerd proxies , Linkerd automatically enables mutual Transport Layer Security (mTLS) by default for most HTTP-based communication between services.
Linkerd, as part of this workshop, is installed with several optional addons like:
You will use Meshery for collecting and viewing metrics, and Jaeger for viewing distributed traces.