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Docker and Kubernetes for Java Developers by Jaroslaw Krochmalski

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Installing the dashboard

Having the cluster running, it would be nice to have a dashboard deployed, to see the status of your services, deployments, pods and so on. The dashboard is included in the minikube cluster by default, but on our brand new Amazon cluster we will need to install it manually. This is a straightforward process. As we have kubectl configured to act on the remote cluster, we can execute the following kubectl create command with the kubernetes-dashboard.yaml template as an input:

$ kubectl create -f \
https://rawgit.com/kubernetes/dashboard/master/src/deploykubernetes-dashboard.yaml  

The next thing would be to proxy the network traffic, using the following kubectl proxy command we already know:

$ kubectl proxy 

That's it! ...

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