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AWS Air-gapped Prerequisites

Air-gapped installation prerequisites


Before you begin, you must have:

  • Linux machine (bastion) that has access to the existing VPC.

  • The dkp binary on the bastion.

  • Docker version 18.09.2 or later installed on the bastion.

  • kubectl for interacting with the running cluster on the bastion.

  • Valid AWS account with credentials configured.

  • An existing docker registry.

  • Ability to download artifacts from the internet and then copy those onto your bootstrap machine.

  • An AWS Air-Gapped Machine Image

Configure AWS prerequisites

  1. Follow the steps in IAM Policy Configuration.

  2. Export the AWS region where you want to deploy the cluster:

    export AWS_REGION=us-west-2
  3. Export the AWS profile with the credentials you want to use to create the Kubernetes cluster:

    export AWS_PROFILE=<profile>

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