Downloading the Release
Download and prepare for the installation
Istio is installed in its own
istio-system namespace and can manage
services from all other namespaces.
Go to the Istio release page to download the installation file corresponding to your OS. On a macOS or Linux system, you can run the following command to download and extract the latest release automatically:
$ curl -L https://git.io/getLatestIstio | sh -
Move to the Istio package directory. For example, if the package is istio-1.0.6:
$ cd istio-1.0.6
The installation directory contains:
.yamlfiles for Kubernetes in
- Sample applications in
istioctlclient binary in the
istioctlis used when manually injecting Envoy as a sidecar proxy and for creating routing rules and policies.
istioctlclient to your PATH environment variable, on a macOS or Linux system:
$ export PATH=$PWD/bin:$PATH
Instructions to setup Minikube for use with Istio.
Install Istio with the included Helm chart.
Instructions for integrating VMs and bare metal hosts into an Istio mesh deployed on Kubernetes.
Describes the requirements for Kubernetes pods and services to run Istio.
Instructions to setup an OKE cluster for Istio.
How to quickly setup Istio using Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE).