This section details how to resize a Tanzu Kubernetes Grid cluster in VMware Cloud Director Container Service Extension.

To resize a Tanzu Kubernetes Grid cluster, it is necessary to resize the node pools within a cluster in Kubernetes Container Clusters UI plug-in.

Resize a Node Pool

In this section, you can learn how to resize an existing node pool by adding or reducing the number of worker nodes in a Tanzu Kubernetes Grid cluster.


  1. Log in to VMware Cloud Director, and from the top navigation bar, select More > Kubernetes Container Clusters.
  2. From the list of clusters, click the name of the cluster to resize.
  3. In the cluster information page, click the Node Pools tab.
  4. On the left of the node pool you want to resize, click the ellipsis, and select Resize.
  5. In the Resize Node Pool window, configure the number of nodes, and click Submit.