Single Node Kubernetes

    Server Node Installation

    K3s provides an installation script that is a convenient way to install it as a service on systemd or openrc based systems. This script is available at To install K3s using this method, just run:

    1. Install K3s

    sudo curl -sfL | INSTALL_K3S_EXEC='server --write-kubeconfig-mode="644"' sh -

    2. Update your kubeconfig

    This will copy over the K3s cube config and also set the correct IP address. This is useful if you want to use K9s for example.

    cp /etc/rancher/k3s/k3s.yaml ~/.kube/config && sed -i "s,,$(hostname -I | awk '{print $1}'),g" ~/.kube/config

    3. Check your install

    kubectl get pods
    # No resources found in default namespace.