1. Deploy the zimagi helm chart on Rancher


    To deploy a Helm chart on a Kubernetes cluster managed by Rancher using Pulumi, you would typically follow these steps:

    1. Set up your Rancher cluster: Ensure you have a Rancher Kubernetes cluster up and running. You would need appropriate access credentials such as a kubeconfig file to interact with your Kubernetes cluster through Rancher.

    2. Use the Pulumi Kubernetes Provider: Pulumi's Kubernetes provider allows you to interact with your Kubernetes cluster, managing resources like namespaces, deployments, and services.

    3. Create a Pulumi program to deploy the Helm chart: Write a Pulumi program that uses the Kubernetes provider to deploy the Helm chart into the cluster.

    4. Run the Pulumi program: Execute your Pulumi program to deploy the Helm chart onto your Rancher-managed Kubernetes cluster.

    Here is a TypeScript program that uses Pulumi to deploy the "zimagi" Helm chart onto a Kubernetes cluster.

    First, make sure you have Pulumi installed and have access to your Rancher Kubernetes cluster. Additionally, ensure you have fulfilled any Helm chart-specific requirements like creating necessary namespaces or pre-configuring any dependencies.

    The program involves:

    • Creating a new helm.v3.Chart resource, which represents the Helm chart you wish to install. In this case, the chart is named "zimagi".
    • Configuring the chart options like repository URL, version, and any custom settings required by the chart.
    • Optionally, setting up a kubernetes.Provider if you want to manage multiple clusters or need specific configurations for the provider.
    import * as pulumi from "@pulumi/pulumi"; import * as kubernetes from "@pulumi/kubernetes"; // If you are using a dedicated kubeconfig for your Rancher cluster, uncomment the following // lines and specify the path to your kubeconfig file. // Otherwise, the program will use the default kubeconfig context. // // const rancherKubeconfig = "<PATH_TO_YOUR_KUBECONFIG>"; // // const rancherProvider = new kubernetes.Provider("rancherProvider", { // kubeconfig: rancherKubeconfig // }); // Deploying the zimagi Helm chart into the default namespace. // Customize the settings below according to your Helm chart requirements. const zimagiChart = new kubernetes.helm.v3.Chart("zimagi", { // Replace the `repo` URL with the actual repository containing the zimagi chart, // and specify the correct `version` as needed. chart: "zimagi", version: "1.0.0", // Replace with actual chart version fetchOpts: { repo: "http://charts.zimagi.com/", // Use the appropriate chart repository }, // Any custom values for the zimagi chart can be placed in the `values` object. values: { // placeholder for zimagi chart values }, // Uncomment the line below and specify the `rancherProvider` if required. // provider: rancherProvider, }, { /* provider: rancherProvider */ }); // Export the name of the chart that was deployed export const chartName = zimagiChart.metadata.name;

    When you run this program with pulumi up, it will interact with your Kubernetes cluster managed by Rancher and deploy the "zimagi" Helm chart.

    Remember to customize the chart repository (fetchOpts.repo), chart version (version), and any configuration values (values) to match the specifics of the "zimagi" Helm chart and your requirements. The commented parts in the program are there to guide you in case you need a specific kubeconfig or want to use a non-default provider for your cluster.