Deploying Packaged Kubernetes Apps with Helm

30 minutes
  • 2 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

Helm is a powerful tool that can allow you to more easily manage applications in Kubernetes. This lab will give you a chance to get hands-on with Helm by installing Helm and deploying a Helm chart.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Install Helm

Install Helm on the k8s Server.

Install a Helm Chart in the Cluster

Install cert-manager using a Helm chart.

This chart can be found in the bitnami repository, located at

You will need to add this repository, and then install the chart bitnami/cert-manager in the cluster. Install it in the existing cert-manager Namespace, and give it the name cert-manager.

Additional Resources

Welcome to HiveCorp, a software design company that is totally not run by bees!

We are planning on developing some Kubernetes applications that could benefit from the cert-manager tool. We want to install this tool in the cluster. Luckily, there is a Helm chart we can use to make this easier.

First, install Helm in the cluster.

Then, install cert-manager using the bitnami/cert-manager chart located in the bitnami chart repository.

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