Install Tanzu Application Platform (online)

To install Tanzu Application Platform (commonly known as TAP) on your Kubernetes clusters with internet access:

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1. Review the prerequisites to ensure you have met all requirements before installing. Prerequisites
2. Install the Tanzu CLI. Install the Tanzu CLI
3. Install Cluster Essentials for Tanzu*. Deploy Cluster Essentials
4. Add the Tanzu Application Platform package repository, prepare your Tanzu Application Platform profile, and install the profile to the cluster. Install the Tanzu Application Platform package and profiles
5. (Optional) Install any additional packages that were not in the profile. Install individual packages
6. Set up developer namespaces to use your installed packages. Set up developer namespaces to use your installed packages
7. Install developer tools into your integrated development environment (IDE). Install Tanzu Developer Tools for your VS Code

* When you use a VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid cluster, there is no need to install Cluster Essentials because the contents of Cluster Essentials are already installed on your cluster.

After installing Tanzu Application Platform on to your Kubernetes clusters, proceed with Get started with Tanzu Application Platform.

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