Quick Start

Learn how to get Keptn running in five minutes.

1. Setup your platform

Note: For running the tutorials with Keptn 0.5 and newer we recommend using a cluster with at least 6 vCPUs and 12 GB memory.

2. Install Keptn

The following instructions will install the latest stable Keptn CLI (0.6.1) in a quick way. Please also look at our detailed installation guide for Keptn 0.6.1 if you need more information.

2.1 Install the Keptn CLI

The Keptn CLI is the one-stop-shop for all operations related to Keptn.

Please make sure you have kubectl installed (see kubernetes.io/docs/tasks/tools/install-kubectl).

2.1.1 Automatic install of the Keptn CLI (Linux and Mac)

This will download the latest stable Keptn version from GitHub, unpack it and move it to /usr/local/bin/keptn.

curl -sL https://get.keptn.sh | sudo -E bash

Verify that the installation has worked and that the version is correct by running keptn version

2.1.2 Manual install of the Keptn CLI
  1. Download a release for your platform from the release page
  2. Unpack the binary and move it to a directory of your choice (e.g., /usr/local/bin/)
  3. Verify that the installation has worked and that the version is correct by running keptn version

3. Run the Keptn installer

Depending on the platform, Keptn install will prompt you different information needed to perform the installation.

keptn install --platform=[aks|eks|gke|openshift|pks|kubernetes]

Note: For a Minikube setup, use option --platform=kubernetes.

After a successful installation, you can verify that Keptn is working by executing

keptn status

Keptn is now ready to be used.

4. Explore the use cases

With Keptn installed, have a look at the different tutorials like:

5. Learn how Keptn works under the hood and how it can be adapted to your use cases

Review the reference documentation for a full reference on all components of Keptn and how they can be combined and extended to your needs.

6. You need help?

Join our slack channel for any questions that may arise.

7. Uninstall Keptn

keptn uninstall