Installing kubectl and Helm on your computer

In order to work with the GitLab Helm charts, kubectl and helm must be installed and configured on your computer.

Installing kubectl

kubectl is the Kubernetes command line tool, which can be used to deploy settings to the cluster.

Follow the official documentation for the most up to date instructions.

Installing helm

Helm is a package management tool for Kubernetes, and is used to deploy charts.

You can get Helm from the project’s releases page, or follow other options under the official documentation of Installing Helm.

Next steps

Once installed, proceed to the next installation step.