You can integrate Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Service that runs on the Supervisor Cluster with Tanzu Mission Control. Doing so allows you to provision and manage Tanzu Kubernetes clusters using Tanzu Mission Control.

For more information on Tanzu Mission Control, see Managing the Lifecycle of Tanzu Kubernetes Clusters. To watch a demonstration, check out the video Tanzu Mission Control Integrated with Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Service.

View the Tanzu Mission Control Namespace on the Supervisor Cluster

vSphere with Tanzu v7.0.1 U1 and later ships with a vSphere Namespace for Tanzu Mission Control. This namespace exists on the Supervisor Cluster where you install the Tanzu Mission Control agent. Once the agent is installed, you can provision and manage Tanzu Kubernetes clusters using the Tanzu Mission Control web interface.
  1. Using the vSphere Plugin for kubectl, authenticate with the Supervisor Cluster. See Connect to the Supervisor Cluster as a vCenter Single Sign-On User.
  2. Switch context to the Supervisor Cluster, for example:
    kubectl config use-context 10.199.95.59
  3. Run the following command to list the namespaces.
    kubectl get ns
  4. The vSphere Namespace provided for Tanzu Mission Control is identified as svc-tmc-cXX (where XX is a number).
  5. Install the Tanzu Mission Control agent in this namespace. See Install the Tanzu Mission Control Agent on the Supervisor Cluster.

Install the Tanzu Mission Control Agent on the Supervisor Cluster

To integrate the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Service with Tanzu Mission Control, install the agent on the Supervisor Cluster.
  1. Register the Supervisor Cluster with Tanzu Mission Control and obtain the Registration URL. See Register a Management Cluster with Tanzu Mission Control.
  2. Open a firewall port in your vSphere with Tanzu environment for the port required by Tanzu Mission Control (typically 443). See Outbound Connections Made by the Cluster Agent Extensions.
  3. Log in to your vSphere with Tanzu environment using the vSphere Client.
  4. Select the vCenter cluster where Workload Management is enabled.
  5. Select the Configure tab.
  6. Select TKG Service > Tanzu Mission Control.
  7. Provide registration URL in the Registration URL field.
  8. Click Register.

Uninstall the Tanzu Mission Control Agent

To uninstall the Tanzu Mission Control agent from the Supervisor Cluster, see Manually Remove the Cluster Agent from a Supervisor Cluster in vSphere with Tanzu.