How to Create EKS Cluster on AWS using Eksctl

Create EKS Cluster on AWS using Eksctl

This post will guide you how to create EKS Cluster on AWS using Eksctl Command, so that you can have your kubernetes environment on AWS Cloud. In the previous post, i have shown you the same kubernetes cluster creation on AWS using AWS Management Console.

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Lets get started.

How to Create EKS Cluster on AWS using Eksctl


Prerequisites:

  • AWS CLI Access with Admin Privileges.

  • One Instance (AWS Cli must have installed)

  • SSH Key (Optional)

Steps Involved:

Step 1: Install Eksctl and Kubectl utility

curl --silent --location "https://github.com/weaveworks/eksctl/releases/latest/download/eksctl_$(uname -s)_amd64.tar.gz" | tar xz -C /tmp

sudo mv /tmp/eksctl /usr/local/bin

eksctl version

curl -o kubectl https://amazon-eks.s3.us-west-2.amazonaws.com/1.17.7/2020-07-08/bin/linux/amd64/kubectl

chmod +x ./kubectl

sudo mv ./kubectl /usr/local/bin

kubectl version --short --client

Step 2: Create EKS Cluster on AWS using Eksctl utility

eksctl create cluster

--name eks-cluster-demo

--version 1.15

--region us-west-1

--nodegroup-name eks-worker-nodes

--node-type t3.medium

--nodes 2

--nodes-min 2

--nodes-max 4

--ssh-access

--ssh-public-key selvakey.pub

--managed

Step 3: Deploying Demo Application.

Get our Demo Application from GitHub repository

git clone https://github.com/learnitguide/kubernetes-knote.git


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