Production installation with Kubernetes


You can save time by using hosted Mender, a secure Mender server ready to use, maintained by the Mender developers.

This is a step by step tutorial for deploying the Mender Server for production environments, and will cover relevant security and reliability aspects of Mender production installations. Most of the steps are the same whether you are installing the Open Source or Enterprise edition of the Mender Server, but some extra are are highlighted for the latter.

You will use the Helm chart to deploy to production the Mender backend services on a Kubernetes cluster.


S3-compatible storage layer

Mender stores the artifacts into an S3 API-compatible storage layer. You can provide an AWS S3 bucket or install and expose a storage service providing S3-compatible APIs over the internet.

The following open-source projects are compatible with the S3 APIs:

To get started, see the instructions on how to install Minio.

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