Downloading the latest version of your cluster YAML file
Now, any time you want to get a local copy of the YAML file necessary to interact with your Kubernetes cluster (including now!), you can run this script:
All DigitalOcean Kubernetes clusters need a YAML file to interact when them, and we’ll store these YAML files in the
$HOME/.kube folder. Every week or so, these files will become outdated and no longer usable; all you need to do is rerun the above commands which will overwrite the old YAML file and replace it with a fresh one.
If you want to see what the YAML file looks like, you can run:
And, again, you can manage several Kubernetes clusters by naming their YAML files accordingly.
You now have a Kubernetes cluster on Digital Ocean, and you’re ready to interact with it. Let’s use it!