Bastion Install

This computer can come up at any time - however, the kube config files won’t be available until you copy the config file over.


  1. Run ./scripts/generate_bastion_node.
    1. This will generate a user-data file in generated_assets/bastion.
  2. Manually inspect the user-data to ensure no blank spots.
  3. Flash Ubuntu 20.10 onto your USB drive.
  4. Copy the data in the user-data file on the flash drive.
  5. Boot it and walk away

Manual Steps

  1. copy the kubeconfig file from the primary node
  2. set the KUBECONFIG variable in your bash_profile
  3. source it
mkdir ~/.kube
scp aegaeon-c001:/etc/rancher/k3s/k3s.yaml ~/.kube/conf
echo "export KUBECONFIG=~/.kube/config" >> .bashrc
source ~/.bashrc


  1. run flux check --pre
  2. run helm --version
  3. run kubeseal --version
  4. run k9s