Tanzu Kubernetes Grid aka TKG provides a consistent, upstream-compatible implementation of Kubernetes, that is tested, signed, and supported by VMware. Recently I was working on a TKGm 1.2.1 airgapped installation on vSphere environment and faced an issue. The installation got stuck at one point for about 30 mins and eventually failed. I am discussing it… Read more
TKGI Cluster creation fails with error “1 of 7 pre-start scripts failed. Failed Jobs: pks-nsx-t-prepare-master-vm”
One of the commonly reported issues in TKGI is cluster creation fail with error 1 of 7 pre-start scripts failed. Failed Jobs: pks-nsx-t-prepare-master-vm. In this blog post, we will see more about the issue. Symptoms: Bosh tasks fails with the below error From the above task log, we see that one of the pre-start script… Read more
We have seen couple of requests from our customer about how to create a custom vm type in PKS as the cluster has plenty of resources and wants to create a VM with high CPU, disk, and RAM resources. Though the steps are available in the product knowledge base, some times it gets confusing. In this… Read more
In our last blog post, we saw how to create a read-only client in bosh director which can be used by monitoring or reporting system. In this blog post, we will try to use that user and run some API calls to pull some data from the bosh director. In my lab environment, I have… Read more
Recently, a customer came up with a request on how they can create a user with less privileges in bosh environment to run any curl queries as in here. In this blog post, we will see how to add a read-only BOSH user who has read access to the director but does not have admin… Read more
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