Pods are the essential building-block of any Kubernetes application. When learning to use Kubernetes, one of the first things you will need to know is how to create pods. This lab will guide you through the process of creating a simple pod with a few basic settings. After completing this lab, you will know how to create pods, and you will be ready to begin exploring Kubernetes more deeply in the future.
Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:
- Create a yaml file containing the pod spec for the nginx pod.
Create a file in
/home/cloud_user/nginx.ymlwith this content:
apiVersion: v1 kind: Pod metadata: name: nginx namespace: web spec: containers: - name: nginx image: nginx command: ["nginx"] args: ["-g", "daemon off;", "-q"] ports: - containerPort: 80
- Create the pod.
Create the pod from the yaml file:
kubectl create -f /home/cloud_user/nginx.yml
You should see the pod listed with this command:
kubectl get pods -n web
It should have a status of