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Fetches kubeconfigs from qbert API

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Fetches kubeconfig from qbert API

Although the kubectl config command is used to manage kubeconfigs, we have no way to pull a kubeconfig from Platform9 Managed Kubernetes’ Qbert API. This aims to solve that problem by downloading and merging clusters’ kubeconfigs with existing kubeconfig files.


It’s strongly recommended to use a python virtualenv

pip install qbertconfig


qc [-h] [-k KUBECONFIG] fetch [--name cluster_name] [--uuid cluster_uuid]

Note: The client also supports all ``–os`` cli flags provided by os-client-config


Yes, really, there are tests

pip install -r requirements.txt
nosetests -v -d tests/

How it works

Here is the basic structure of a Kubeconfig:

apiVersion: v1
kind: Config
preferences: {}
current-context: default
clusters: []
contexts: []
users: []

Each of cluster, context, or user, has a name associated with it. This is the unique identifier for each object, and each context uses these names to tie it all together.

Each of these sections can be managed with the kubectl config command. [Documentation]

This utility will fetch a fresh kubeconfig from the Qbert API, and merge it’s details into the specified kubeconfig.

With the fresh kubeconfig, the following sections are renamed to resolve common collisions when managing many PMK clouds.

  • user is renamed to fqdn-username to align with unique keystone environments

  • context is renamed to the cluster_name

  • cluster is renamed to the cluster_uuid

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