jx create cluster eks

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jx create cluster eks

Create a new Kubernetes cluster on AWS using EKS


This command creates a new Kubernetes cluster on Amazon Web Services (AWS) using EKS, installing required local dependencies and provisions the Jenkins X platform

EKS is a managed Kubernetes service on AWS.

jx create cluster eks [flags]


  # to create a new Kubernetes cluster with Jenkins X in your default zones (from $EKS_AVAILABILITY_ZONES)
  jx create cluster eks
  # to specify the zones
  jx create cluster eks --zones us-west-2a,us-west-2b,us-west-2c


      --advanced-mode                         Advanced install options. This will prompt for advanced install options
      --aws-api-timeout duration              Duration of AWS API timeout (default 20m0s)
      --azure-acr-subscription string         The Azure subscription under which the specified docker-registry is located
      --buildpack string                      The name of the build pack to use for the Team
      --cleanup-temp-files                    Cleans up any temporary values.yaml used by helm install [default true] (default true)
      --cloud-environment-repo string         Cloud Environments Git repo (default "https://github.com/jenkins-x/cloud-environments")
  -n, --cluster-name string                   The name of this cluster.
      --config-file string                    Configuration file used for installation
      --default-admin-password string         the default admin password to access Jenkins, Kubernetes Dashboard, ChartMuseum and Nexus
      --default-admin-username string         the default admin username to access Jenkins, Kubernetes Dashboard, ChartMuseum and Nexus (default "admin")
      --default-environment-prefix string     Default environment repo prefix, your Git repos will be of the form 'environment-$prefix-$envName'
      --docker-registry string                The Docker Registry host or host:port which is used when tagging and pushing images. If not specified it defaults to the internal registry unless there is a better provider default (e.g. ECR on AWS/EKS)
      --docker-registry-org string            The Docker Registry organiation/user to create images inside. On GCP this is typically your Google Project ID.
      --domain string                         Domain to expose ingress endpoints.  Example: jenkinsx.io
      --draft-client-only                     Only install draft client
      --eksctl-log-level int                  set log level, use 0 to silence, 4 for debugging and 5 for debugging with AWS debug logging (default 3) (default -1)
      --environment-git-owner string          The Git provider organisation to create the environment Git repositories in
      --exposecontroller-pathmode path        The ExposeController path mode for how services should be exposed as URLs. Defaults to using subnets. Use a value of path to use relative paths within the domain host such as when using AWS ELB host names
      --exposecontroller-urltemplate string   The ExposeController urltemplate for how services should be exposed as URLs. Defaults to being empty, which in turn defaults to "{{.Service}}.{{.Namespace}}.{{.Domain}}".
      --exposer string                        Used to describe which strategy exposecontroller should use to access applications (default "Ingress")
      --external-dns                          Installs external-dns into the cluster. ExternalDNS manages service DNS records for your cluster, providing you've setup your domain record
      --external-ip string                    The external IP used to access ingress endpoints from outside the Kubernetes cluster. For bare metal on premise clusters this is often the IP of the Kubernetes master. For cloud installations this is often the external IP of the ingress LoadBalancer.
      --git-api-token string                  The Git API token to use for creating new Git repositories
      --git-provider-kind string              Kind of Git server. If not specified, kind of server will be autodetected from Git provider URL. Possible values: bitbucketcloud, bitbucketserver, gitea, gitlab, github, fakegit
      --git-provider-url string               The Git server URL to create new Git repositories inside (default "https://github.com")
      --git-public                            Create new Git repositories as public
      --git-username string                   The Git username to use for creating new Git repositories
      --gitops                                Creates a git repository for the Dev environment to manage the installation, configuration, upgrade and addition of Apps in Jenkins X all via GitOps
      --global-tiller                         Whether or not to use a cluster global tiller (default true)
      --helm-client-only                      Only install helm client
      --helm-tls                              Whether to use TLS with helm
      --helm3                                 Use helm3 to install Jenkins X which does not use Tiller
  -h, --help                                  help for eks
      --ingress-class string                  Used to set the ingress.class annotation in exposecontroller created ingress
      --ingress-cluster-role string           The cluster role for the Ingress controller (default "cluster-admin")
      --ingress-deployment string             The name of the Ingress controller Deployment (default "jxing-nginx-ingress-controller")
      --ingress-namespace string              The namespace for the Ingress controller (default "kube-system")
      --ingress-service string                The name of the Ingress controller Service (default "jxing-nginx-ingress-controller")
      --install-dependencies                  Enables automatic dependencies installation when required
      --install-only                          Force the install command to fail if there is already an installation. Otherwise lets update the installation
      --kaniko                                Use Kaniko for building docker images
      --keep-exposecontroller-job             Prevents Helm deleting the exposecontroller Job and Pod after running.  Useful for debugging exposecontroller logs but you will need to manually delete the job if you update an environment
      --local-cloud-environment               Ignores default cloud-environment-repo and uses current directory 
      --local-helm-repo-name string           The name of the helm repository for the installed ChartMuseum (default "releases")
      --long-term-storage                     Enable the Long Term Storage option to save logs and other assets into a GCS bucket (supported only for GKE)
      --lts-bucket string                     The bucket to use for Long Term Storage. If the bucket doesn't exist, an attempt will be made to create it, otherwise random naming will be used
      --namespace string                      The namespace the Jenkins X platform should be installed into (default "jx")
      --ng                                    Use the Next Generation Jenkins X features like Prow, Tekton, No Tiller, Vault, Dev GitOps
      --no-brew                               Disables brew package manager on MacOS when installing binary dependencies
      --no-default-environments               Disables the creation of the default Staging and Production environments
      --no-gitops-env-apply                   When using GitOps to create the source code for the development environment and installation, don't run 'jx step env apply' to perform the install
      --no-gitops-env-repo                    When using GitOps to create the source code for the development environment this flag disables the creation of a git repository for the source code
      --no-gitops-env-setup                   When using GitOps to install the development environment this flag skips the post-install setup
      --no-gitops-vault                       When using GitOps to create the source code for the development environment this flag disables the creation of a vault
      --no-tiller                             Whether to disable the use of tiller with helm. If disabled we use 'helm template' to generate the YAML from helm charts then we use 'kubectl apply' to install it to avoid using tiller completely. (default true)
      --node-type string                      node instance type (default "m5.large")
      --node-volume-size int                  node volume size in GB (default 20)
  -o, --nodes int                             number of nodes (default -1)
      --nodes-max int                         maximum number of nodes (default -1)
      --nodes-min int                         minimum number of nodes (default -1)
      --on-premise                            If installing on an on premise cluster then lets default the 'external-ip' to be the Kubernetes master IP address
  -p, --profile string                        AWS profile to use. If provided, this overrides the AWS_PROFILE environment variable
      --prow                                  Enable Prow to implement Serverless Jenkins and support ChatOps on Pull Requests
      --recreate-existing-draft-repos         Delete existing helm repos used by Jenkins X under ~/draft/packs
  -r, --region string                         The region to use. Default: us-west-2
      --register-local-helmrepo               Registers the Jenkins X ChartMuseum registry with your helm client [default false]
      --remote-environments                   Indicates you intend Staging and Production environments to run in remote clusters. See https://jenkins-x.io/getting-started/multi-cluster/
      --remote-tiller                         If enabled and we are using tiller for helm then run tiller remotely in the kubernetes cluster. Otherwise we run the tiller process locally. (default true)
      --skip-auth-secrets-merge               Skips merging the secrets from local files with the secrets from Kubernetes cluster
      --skip-cluster-role                     Don't enable cluster admin role for user
      --skip-ingress                          Skips the installation of ingress controller. Note that a ingress controller must already be installed into the cluster in order for the installation to succeed
      --skip-installation                     Provision cluster only, don't install Jenkins X into it
      --skip-setup-tiller                     Don't setup the Helm Tiller service - lets use whatever tiller is already setup for us.
      --ssh-public-key string                 SSH public key to use for nodes (import from local path, or use existing EC2 key pair) (default "~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub")
      --static-jenkins                        Install a static Jenkins master to use as the pipeline engine. Note this functionality is deprecated in favour of running serverless Tekton builds
      --tags string                           A list of KV pairs used to tag all instance groups in AWS (eg "Owner=John Doe,Team=Some Team"). (default "CreatedBy=JenkinsX")
      --tekton                                Enables the Tekton pipeline engine (which used to be called knative build pipeline) along with Prow to provide Serverless Jenkins. Otherwise we default to use Knative Build if you enable Prow
      --tiller-cluster-role string            The cluster role for Helm's tiller (default "cluster-admin")
      --tiller-namespace string               The namespace for the Tiller when using a global tiller (default "kube-system")
      --timeout string                        The number of seconds to wait for the helm install to complete (default "6000")
      --urltemplate string                    For ingress; exposers can set the urltemplate to expose
      --user-cluster-role string              The cluster role for the current user to be able to administer helm (default "cluster-admin")
      --username string                       The Kubernetes username used to initialise helm. Usually your email address for your Kubernetes account
      --vault                                 Sets up a Hashicorp Vault for storing secrets during installation (supported only for GKE)
      --vault-bucket-recreate                 If the vault bucket already exists delete it then create it empty (default true)
      --version string                        The specific platform version to install
      --versions-ref string                   Jenkins X versions Git repository reference (tag, branch, sha etc)
      --versions-repo string                  Jenkins X versions Git repo (default "https://github.com/jenkins-x/jenkins-x-versions.git")
  -z, --zones string                          Availability Zones. Auto-select if not specified. If provided, this overrides the $EKS_AVAILABILITY_ZONES environment variable

Options inherited from parent commands

  -b, --batch-mode   Runs in batch mode without prompting for user input
      --verbose      Enables verbose output. The environment variable JX_LOG_LEVEL has precedence over this flag and allows setting the logging level to any value of: panic, fatal, error, warn, info, debug, trace


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