In KubeSphere, you set a cluster’s configurations and configure its features using the interactive web console or the built-in native command-line tool kubectl. As a cluster administrator, you are responsible for a series of tasks, including cordoning and adding labels to nodes, controlling cluster visibility, monitoring cluster status, setting cluster-wide alerting and notification rules, as well as configuring storage and log collection solutions.
Monitor node status and learn how to add node labels or taints.
Monitor how a cluster is functioning based on different metrics, including physical resources, etcd, and APIServer.
Monitor application resources across the cluster, such as the number of Deployments and CPU usage of different projects.
Learn basic concepts of PVs, PVCs and storage classes, and demonstrate how to manage storage classes and PVCs in KubeSphere.
Cluster-wide Alerting and Notification
Learn how to manage alerts with Alertmanager in KubeSphere.
Learn how to set alerting policies for nodes.
Learn how to view alerting messages for nodes.
Learn how to set up cluster visibility and authorization.
Learn the basics of cluster log collection, including tools and general steps.
Learn how to add Elasticsearch to receive logs, events or auditing logs.
Learn how to add Kafka to receive logs, events or auditing logs.
Learn how to add Fluentd to receive logs, events or auditing logs.
Customize platform settings such as logo and title.
Configure your email server and add recipients to receive email notifications from alerting policies, kube-events, and kube-auditing.
Configure Slack notifications and add channels to receive notifications from alerting policies, kube-events, and kube-auditing.
Configure a webhook server to receive platform notifications through the webhook.
Learn how to gracefully shut down your cluster and restart it.