Helm is a package manager on top of Kubernetes. It facilitates installation, upgrades, or revision tracking, and it manages dependencies for the services that you install in Kubernetes.
To install the integration using Helm, we recommend our Kubernetes automated installer, or follow the instructions in this document to complete a basic Kubernetes installation with Helm. To install the integration using manifests, see Kubernetes integration: install and configure.
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Our Helm chart is compatible with both Helm 2 and 3. Make sure Helm is installed on your machine.
To install the Kubernetes integration using Helm, you will need your New Relic account license key and your Kubernetes cluster's name:
- Find and copy your New Relic license key.
- Find the name of your cluster with this command:
kubectl config current-context
Follow the instructions for your version of Helm:
To update your Kubernetes integration installed via Helm:
- Update the local chart repository:
helm repo update
- Get the release name of the
- Update the release rerunning the appropriate
helm upgrade --installcommand for your preferred installation method.