In this module, you will use the Managed Istio add-on to install Istio on your cluster.
Managed Istio is available as part of IBM Cloud™ Kubernetes Service. The service provides seamless installation of Istio, automatic updates and lifecycle management of control plane components, and integration with platform logging and monitoring tools.
istioctl CLI and add it to your PATH:
curl -L https://istio.io/downloadIstio | ISTIO_VERSION=1.5.6 sh -
Enable Managed Istio on your IKS cluster:
ibmcloud ks cluster addon enable istio --cluster $MYCLUSTER
The install can take up to 10 minutes. Ensure the corresponding pods are all in
Running state before you continue.
kubectl get pods -n istio-system
NAME READY STATUS RESTARTS AGEistio-egressgateway-6c966469cc-52t6f 1/1 Running 0 69sistio-egressgateway-6c966469cc-qq5qd 1/1 Running 0 55sistio-ingressgateway-7698c7b4f4-69c24 1/1 Running 0 68sistio-ingressgateway-7698c7b4f4-qttzh 1/1 Running 0 54sistiod-cbb98c74d-2wvql 1/1 Running 0 54sistiod-cbb98c74d-kcr4d 1/1 Running 0 67s
Before you continue, make sure all the pods are deployed and either in the
Completed state. If they're in
pending state, wait a few minutes to let the installation and deployment finish.
Check the version of your Istio:
client version: 1.5.6control plane version: 1.5.6data plane version: 1.5.6 (4 proxies)
Congratulations! You successfully installed Istio into your cluster.