1. Deploy the rbac helm chart on Kubernetes


    To deploy the RBAC helm chart on Kubernetes using Pulumi, you will need to utilize the Pulumi Kubernetes package which provides resources to manage Kubernetes resources. One of the resources from this package that is relevant to this task is Chart, that allows us to deploy a Helm chart.

    The RBAC helm chart would typically consist of Kubernetes resources like Role, ClusterRole, RoleBinding, and ClusterRoleBinding, that define permissions and access controls inside your Kubernetes cluster.

    Below is a TypeScript program that uses Pulumi to deploy an RBAC Helm chart to a Kubernetes cluster. The program assumes you have already installed Pulumi, set up your Kubernetes context, and have Helm charts available for deployment.

    The program will use the kubernetes.helm.v3.Chart resource to deploy an existing Helm chart named "rbac" which should be available in a repository or locally. Make sure to replace "your-repo" with the actual repository name where the RBAC chart is located, or omit it if it's a local chart.

    import * as k8s from "@pulumi/kubernetes"; const rbacChart = new k8s.helm.v3.Chart("rbac", { chart: "rbac", // Uncomment the following line if your RBAC chart is in a helm repository: // repo: "your-repo", // Specify the version of the chart if necessary: // version: "1.0.0", // If using a local chart, specify the path where the chart is located: // path: "./path-to-rbac-chart", namespace: "default", // specify the namespace where you want to install your chart values: { // You can specify the values for your Helm chart here. // For example: // serviceAccountName: "rbac-service-account", // permissions: { ... } }, // If you have specific transformations to apply to Helm resources, specify them here: // transformations: [ // (resource) => { // // Do transformations here if needed // }, // ], }, { dependsOn: [/* put dependency resources here if any */] }); // Exports can be added here if needed, for instance, to export the deployed chart name. export const chartName = rbacChart.name;


    • k8s.helm.v3.Chart is a Pulumi resource that represents a Helm chart for deploying applications to Kubernetes using Helm. It encapsulates the Helm deployment logic.
    • chart: Specifies the name of the Helm chart you want to deploy. Replace "rbac" with your RBAC chart's name if it's different.
    • repo: Denotes the Helm chart repository. If the RBAC chart is in a public or private Helm repository, you should uncomment this line and replace "your-repo" with the actual repository URL. If the chart is local, this line should be omitted.
    • version: Helps you pin the chart to a specific version to ensure consistent deployments through Pulumi.
    • path: Use this if your chart is stored locally. Provide the file system path to the directory where the Helm chart is located.
    • namespace: Indicates the Kubernetes namespace where you want the Helm chart to be deployed. By default, it uses the default namespace, but you can change it to any namespace you have in your cluster.
    • values: This field is used to override any default values in your Helm chart. You will need to replace the comment with actual values as per your RBAC chart's requirements.
    • transformations: Can be used to programmatically alter the resources before they are deployed. You might not need this for a basic Helm chart deployment, so it's commented out.
    • dependsOn: Specifies any dependencies this Chart might have. If the chart depends on other services or resources, they should be instantiated first, and their references put in this array.

    Once you have the program ready, run it using the pulumi up command, which will provision the resources defined in the code on your Kubernetes cluster. Make sure that you're authenticated to your Kubernetes cluster and have the requisite permissions to deploy the Helm chart.