The following table describes the prerequisites for building an EKS Anywhere cluster:
VMware vSphere 7+
vSphere 7+ environment running vCenter
All the operations and management of Amazon EKS Anywhere is managed from the admin VM.
GOVC for VMware
Eksctl installed on Ubuntu
curl "https://github.com/weaveworks/eksctl/releases/latest/download/eksctl_$(uname -s)_amd64.tar.gz" \--silent --location \| tar xz -C /tmp
Install Eksctl-Anywhere installed on Ubuntu
brew install aws/tap/eks-anywhere
Docker CE Installed on Ubuntu
Kubectl to interact with Kubernetes cluster.
Ensure that the nodes are accessed using SSH and the required ports must be opened before the cluster installation.
Dell PowerFlex CSI
Dell PowerFlex CSI is used from the Workstation VM.