In this section you will login to your own IBM Cloud account and then get access to an IBM Cloud Lab account which contains pre-provisioned clusters. Each workshop attendee will be granted access to one pre-provisioned cluster.
Log into IBM Cloud with an existing account: https://cloud.ibm.com
Create your own: http://ibm.biz/nheidloff
Instructors will provide a URL to a web app. Enter your IBMid (the email you used to sign up) and the workshop key (also provided by the instructor link).
Follow the instructions on the next page. You will be added to the IBM Workshop account and granted access to a cluster. Note the name of your cluster. In the example below, it's
Back in IBM Cloud, refresh the IBM Cloud Dashboard. If required, switch to the 1840867-IBM account by clicking on the account selection drop down in the top nav bar.
Click on Clusters in the Resource Summary tile.
Under Clusters, click on the cluster that has been assigned to you.
Launch the Kubernetes Dashboard and have a look around! You can come back to this dashboard throughout your workshop.
Go back to the open browser tab the open Kubernetes Cluster in the IBM Cloud web console.
Actions->Connect via CLI on the right-hand side.
In the new window you see all steps to access your Kubernetes Cluster in a terminal session. You can easily copy and paste the commands. We will use these commands later to access the Kubernetes cluster in the IBM Cloud Shell.