deploy-eck update 1

OUTDATED - Please use this link for the new script and instructions


I developed the deploy-eck.sh script to easily deploy the elastic stack in k8s to quickly test things.

Did a quick update to the script.

  • operator mode. Now you can run the script just to deploy the operator only and apply a trial license. You can develop your own test cases etc in this mode. If you work out of ~/eckstack and name your manifest files *.yaml when you run the deploy-eck.sh cleanup it will cleanup all of your items as well.
> ./deploy-eck.sh cleanup

********** Cleaning up **********

[DEBUG] DELETING Resources for: /Users/jlim/eckstack/fleet.yaml
[DEBUG] DELETING Resources for: /Users/jlim/eckstack/kibana-eck-lab.yaml
[DEBUG] DELETING Resources for: /Users/jlim/eckstack/elasticsearch-eck-lab.yaml
[DEBUG] DELETING Resources for: /Users/jlim/eckstack/license.yaml
[DEBUG] DELETING Resources for: /Users/jlim/eckstack/operator.yaml
[DEBUG] DELETING Resources for: /Users/jlim/eckstack/crds.yaml

[DEBUG] All cleanedup

$ ./deploy-eck.sh operator 2.3.0
 ********** Deploying ECK 2.3.0 OPERATOR **************

[DEBUG] ECK 2.3.0 downloading crds: crds.yaml
[DEBUG] ECK 2.3.0 downloading operator: operator.yaml
[DEBUG] ECK Operator is starting.  Checking again in 20 seconds.  If the operator does not goto Running status in few minutes something is wrong. CTRL-C please


NAME                     READY   STATUS    RESTARTS   AGE
pod/elastic-operator-0   1/1     Running   0          23s

NAME                             TYPE        CLUSTER-IP     EXTERNAL-IP   PORT(S)   AGE
service/elastic-webhook-server   ClusterIP   <none>        443/TCP   23s

NAME                                READY   AGE
statefulset.apps/elastic-operator   1/1     23s

[DEBUG] ECK 2.3.0 Creating license.yaml
[DEBUG] ECK 2.3.0 Applying trial license
  • Changed the fleet mode to add a LB endpoint to the fleet server. Previously you could only reach fleet server if you were in the k8s environment only. Now that LB endpoint is added you can reach it via the network. - this leads to fun things!
$ kubectl get svc | egrep "NAME|fleet"
NAME                               TYPE           CLUSTER-IP     EXTERNAL-IP     PORT(S)          AGE

service/fleet-server-agent-http    LoadBalancer   8220:31484/TCP   3m38s
  • fleet matured a lot going from 7.x -> 8.0 -> 8.2+++ and starting with 8.2+ you can add multiple outputs to your fleet settings so that you can use logstash. By using logstash it opens up a possiblity to send your data to a different deployment! For the fleet mode anything above 8.2.0, the script will configure the external output and a External Agent Policy using the external output so that you can easily register elastic-agent from outside of k8s environment to send send data into your elastic stack hosted on k8s. Also starting 8.2+ I added the fingerprint of the CA and added ssl.verification_mode: none to make ingestion from the outside easier.

Screenshot from 7.x fleet settings

Screenshot from 8.0.x fleet settings

Screenshots from 8.2.x fleet settings




Please note the differences between each.



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