To install and run Kuma on Docker execute the following steps:
# 1. Download Kuma
Kuma provides the following Docker images for all of its executables:
- kuma-cp: at
- kuma-dp: at
- kumactl: at
- kuma-prometheus-sd: at
You can freely
docker pull these images to start using Kuma, as we will demonstrate in the following steps.
# 2. Run Kuma
We can run Kuma:
docker run -p 5681:5681 docker.io/kumahq/kuma-cp:1.5.0 run
This example will run Kuma in
standalone mode for a "flat" deployment, but there are more advanced deployment modes like "multi-zone".
Note: By default this will run Kuma with a
memory backend, but you can use a persistent storage like PostgreSQL by updating the
# 3. Use Kuma
kuma-cp) is now running! Now that Kuma has been installed you can access the control-plane via either the GUI, the HTTP API, or the CLI:
You will notice that Kuma automatically creates a
Mesh entity with name
# 4. Quickstart
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Kuma on Docker 🚀.
In order to start using Kuma, it's time to check out the quickstart guide for Universal deployments. If you are using Docker you may also be interested in checking out the Kubernetes quickstart as well.