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
Describes the options available when installing Istio using the included Helm chart.
How to quickly setup Istio using IBM Cloud Public or IBM Cloud Private.
Instructions to setup a Google Kubernetes Engine cluster for Istio.
Install minimal Istio using Helm.
How to quickly setup Istio using Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE).
Example multicluster GKE install of Istio.