Chapter 7: Working with kubectl Plugins

In the previous chapter, we learned how to do various operations with kubectl, such as listing nodes and pods and checking logs. In this chapter, let's learn how to extend the kubectl command base with plugins. kubectl has many commands but might not always have the ones you want, and, in such instances, we need to use plugins. We will learn how to install kubectl plugins in order to have more features with extra sub-commands. We will see how to use those plugins, and finally, we will see how we can create a basic plugin for kubectl.

In this chapter, we're going to cover the following main topics:

  • Installing plugins
  • Using plugins
  • Creating basic plugin

Installing plugins

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