The Avi Kubernetes Operator Guide provides information about deploying, managing, and removing an instance of the AKO controller on Openshift/Kubernetes clusters. The VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer platform integrates with OpenShift/Kubernetes providing a redesigned architecture involving a new operator called Avi Kubernetes Operator (AKO).

Intended Audience

This information is intended for anyone who wants to configure AKO controller. The information is written for experienced Windows or Linux system administrators who are familiar with virtual machine technology and datacenter operations.

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