VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid: Install Configure Manage [V1.0] (EDU-TKGICM1)

During this two-day course, you will focus on installing VMware Tanzu™ Kubernetes Grid™ on a VMware vSphere™ environment and then you will provision and manage Tanzu Kubernetes clusters.


By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Describe how Tanzu Kubernetes Grid fits in the VMware Tanzu™ portfolio
  • Describe the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid architecture
  • Deploy management clusters
  • Deploy workload clusters
  • Configure your Tanzu Kubernetes Grid instance for authentication, logging, and Kubernetes ingress.
  • Perform basic troubleshooting


Intended Audience

VI admins who are responsible for deploying and managing Kubernetes clusters.



Working knowledge of Kubernetes.


Product Alignment

  • VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid 1.0
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Course Outline

1 Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

2 What Is VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid?

  • VMware Tanzu portfolio
  • Management cluster
  • Workload clusters
  • Cluster plans
  • Shared and in-cluster services

3 Deploying Management Cluster

  • Prerequisites
  • Installing the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid CLI
  • Creating management clusters

4 Deploying Workload Clusters

  • Creating workload clusters
  • Scaling workload clusters
  • Deleting workload clusters

5 Configuring Tanzu Kubernetes Grid instances

  • Configuring user authentication
  • Configuring logging
  • Configuring ingress control