Install Tanzu Application Platform (offline)

To install Tanzu Application Platform on your Kubernetes clusters in an air-gapped environment:

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1. Review the prerequisites to ensure you have met all requirements before installing. Prerequisites
2. Accept Tanzu Application Platform EULAs and install the Tanzu CLI. Accept Tanzu Application Platform EULAs and installing 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 Tanzu Application Platform in an air-gapped environment
5. Install Tanzu Build Service full dependencies. Install the Tanzu Build Service dependencies
6. Configure custom certificate authorities for Tanzu Application Platform GUI. Configure custom certificate authorities for Tanzu Application Platform GUI
7. Add the certificate for the private Git repository in the Accelerator system namespace. Configure Application Accelerator
8. Apply patch to Grype. Use Grype in offline and air-gapped environments
9. Set up developer namespaces to use installed packages. Set up developer namespaces to use installed packages

* 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 air-gapped cluster, you can start creating workloads that run in your air-gapped containers. For instructions, see Deploy an air-gapped workload.

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