1. Deploy the kube-plex helm chart on Rancher


    To deploy the kube-plex Helm chart on a Rancher-managed Kubernetes cluster using Pulumi, you'll need to follow these steps:

    1. Ensure you have access to a Rancher-managed Kubernetes cluster and your kubeconfig file is set up correctly to interact with it.
    2. Install Pulumi and set up your Pulumi environment.
    3. Create a new Pulumi project or use an existing one where you want to deploy the kube-plex chart.
    4. Write a Pulumi program in TypeScript to deploy the helm chart.

    Here's what the Pulumi program would look like in TypeScript:

    import * as pulumi from "@pulumi/pulumi"; import * as kubernetes from "@pulumi/kubernetes"; // Initialize a Kubernetes provider with the default kubeconfig credentials const rancherK8sProvider = new kubernetes.Provider("rancherK8sProvider", { kubeconfig: pulumi.output(pulumi.getStackReference("reference-to-rancher-stack").getOutput("kubeconfig")), }); // Deploy the kube-plex Helm chart into the Rancher-managed cluster const kubePlexChart = new kubernetes.helm.v3.Chart("kube-plex", { chart: "kube-plex", version: "version-number", // Specify the version number of kube-plex chart if necessary namespace: "target-namespace", // Specify the namespace where the chart should be deployed // Values to override within the Helm Chart values: { // Specify any values that are necessary for your kube-plex deployment }, }, { provider: rancherK8sProvider }); // Export the name of the chart export const chartName = kubePlexChart.metadata.name;

    Let's break this down:

    • We import the required Pulumi modules.
    • We set up a new Provider instance for Kubernetes. This provider uses the kubeconfig from a Rancher stack reference, which you need to have set up prior to running this program. Make sure to replace "reference-to-rancher-stack" with the actual name of your Rancher stack reference.
    • We then use the imported helm module to deploy the kube-plex chart by creating a new Chart resource. You'd need to specify the chart name (kube-plex), chart version (if known), and namespace for your deployment. Also set the provider to the provider instance we just created.
    • The values property is an object that should include any setting you want to override in the Helm chart. You'll need to consult the kube-plex Helm chart documentation or values.yaml file to find out what values you can override.

    Don't forget to replace "version-number", "target-namespace", and the values object with the actual details matching your desired kube-plex configuration.

    To run this Pulumi program:

    • Navigate to your Pulumi project directory.
    • Run pulumi up to preview and deploy your stack.

    Please ensure Pulumi, kubectl, and access to your Rancher cluster are all correctly configured before running your Pulumi program.