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Simplified Kubernetes API client for Node.js.

Installation

Install via npm:

npm i kubernetes-client --save

Initializing

kubernetes-client generates a Kubernetes API client at runtime based on a Swagger / OpenAPI specification. You can generate a client using specifications included with kubernetes-client:

const Client = require('kubernetes-client').Client;
const config = require('kubernetes-client').config;
const client = new Client({ config: config.fromKubeconfig(), version: '1.9' });

or from a file:

const Client = require('kubernetes-client').Client;
const config = require('kubernetes-client').config;
const spec = require('./swagger.json');
const client = new Client({ config: config.fromKubeconfig(), spec});
 

or from the /swagger.json endpoint on your kube-apiserver:

const Client = require('kubernetes-client').Client;
const config = require('kubernetes-client').config;
const client = new Client({ config: config.fromKubeconfig() });
await client.loadSpec();

or using basic auth:

const Client = require('kubernetes-client').Client;
const client = new Client({
  config: {
    url: 'CLUSTER_URL',
    auth: {
      user: 'admin',
      pass: 'YOUR_PASSWORD',
    },
    insecureSkipTlsVerify: true,
  }
})

or from within a Pod:

const Client = require('kubernetes-client').Client;
const config = require('kubernetes-client').config;
const client = new Client({ config: config.getInCluster() });
await client.loadSpec();

Basic usage

kubernetes-client translates Path Item Objects [1] (e.g., /api/v1/namespaces) to object chains ending in HTTP methods (e.g., api.v1.namespaces.get).

So, to fetch all Namespaces:

const namespaces = await client.api.v1.namespaces.get();

kubernetes-client translates Path Templating [2] (e.g., /apis/apps/v1/namespaces/{namespace}/deployments) to function calls (e.g., apis.apps.v1.namespaces('default').deployments).

So, to create a new Deployment in the default Namespace:

const deploymentManifest = require('./nginx-deployment.json')
const create = await client.apis.apps.v1.namespaces('default').deployments.post({ body: deploymentManifest });

and then fetch your newly created Deployment:

const deployment = await client.apis.apps.v1.namespaces('default').deployments(deploymentManifest.metadata.name).get();

and finally, remove the Deployment:

await client.apis.apps.v1.namespaces('default').deployments(deploymentManifest.metadata.name).delete();

kubernetes-client supports .delete, .get, .patch, .post, and .put.

Documentation

kubernetes-client generates documentation for the included specifications:

TypeScript

kubernetes-client includes a typings declartion file for Kubernetes API 1.10 and a complimentry Client1_10 class:

import * as Api from 'kubernetes-client';
 
const Client = Api.Client1_10;
const config = Api.config;
const client = new Client({ config: config.fromKubeconfig() });

More examples

examples/ has snippets for using kubernetes-client:

Contributing

See the kubernetes-client Issues if you're interested in helping out; and look over the CONTRIBUTING.md before submitting new Issues and Pull Requests.

Testing

kubernetes-client includes unit tests and integration tests. Minikube is a tool that makes it easy to run integration tests locally.

Run the unit tests:

$ npm test

The integration tests use a running Kubernetes server. You specify the Kubernetes server context via the CONTEXT environment variable. For example, run the integration tests with the minikube context:

$ CONTEXT=minikube npm run test-integration

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License

MIT

Install

npm i kubernetes-client-rev

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