k8s dashboard for kind

Expected result

What kind of problem the dashboard solve?

Solve the problem to see a GUI instead of CLI. Although help when you’re starting on k8s and/or won’t have in mind all k8s commands, there are so many, check it out.


  • Has Helm installed
  • You’re using kind
  • If you’re using other local k8s, such as Minikube check the section Minikube.

How to configure?

Install the dashboard using the following steps:

  1. Helm install
helm install dashboard kubernetes-dashboard/kubernetes-dashboard -n kubernetes-dashboard --create-namespace
helm install
kubectl proxy
kubectl proxy
login page
apiVersion: v1
kind: ServiceAccount
name: admin-user
namespace: kubernetes-dashboard
apiVersion: rbac.authorization.k8s.io/v1
kind: ClusterRoleBinding
name: admin-user
apiGroup: rbac.authorization.k8s.io
kind: ClusterRole
name: cluster-admin
- kind: ServiceAccount
name: admin-user
namespace: kubernetes-dashboard
kubectl apply -f "file path + file name"
kubectl apply
// First command
kubectl describe serviceaccount admin-user -n kubernetes-dashboard
// Second command
kubectl describe secret admin-user-token-lgr7w -n kubernetes-dashboard
kubectl describe
Dashboard Workloads


For minikube click here.




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Luiz Gustavo De O. Costa

Luiz Gustavo De O. Costa

Hey friend!! I’m Luiz Gustavo, a Java developer and I’m here to learn and write about Java, tests and good practices