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How do you connect kubectl to Google GKE?

I have gcloud installed but how do I get kubectl on my Windows machine to my Google GKE cluster?

2 Answers

1. Go into interface and enable kubernetes engine

2. Once enabled from commandline 

$gcloud init

$gcloud container clusters create learnk8s

If you have a running cluster, you can use the following to fetch its credentials (to update $HOME/.kube/config with the API server address + CA/Client Cert):

gcloud container clusters get-credentials

On AKS it’s similar:

az aks get-credentials
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