Prepare your machine and environment to run DKP

Konvoy prerequisites

Before you begin using Konvoy, you must have:

NOTE: On macOS, Docker runs in a virtual machine. Configure this virtual machine with at least 8GB of memory.

AWS prerequisites

Before you begin using Konvoy with AWS, you must:

  • Create an IAM policy configuration for EKS.

  • Export the AWS region where you want to deploy the cluster:

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

    export AWS_PROFILE=<profile>