To provision a Tanzu Kubernetes cluster in an air-gapped environment, create a Local Content Library.


Download the Image Files.


  1. Log in to the vCenter Server using the vSphere Client.
  2. Click Menu.
  3. Click Content Library.
  4. Click the +Create icon.
  5. In the New Content Library wizard, configure the library as follows:
    1. Enter a Name for the library, such as Kubernetes-local, and click Next.
    2. Select Local Content Library, and click Next.
    3. Select the Datastore, and click Next.
    4. Review the configuration, and click Finish.

What to do next

Import Images to the Local Content Library.