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Configuring access to a Kubernetes cluster

Podman Desktop configures the access to Kubernetes clusters automatically when:

You can also use the Kubernetes CLI to configure access to your Kubernetes cluster:


  • You have credentials for your Kubernetes cluster.


  1. (Optionally) Go to Settings > Preferences > Path to the kubeconfig file to adapt your kubeconfig file location, when different from the default $HOME/.kube/config.

  2. Register your <my_kubernetes> Kubernetes cluster:

    $ kubectl config set-cluster <my_kubernetes> --server=<my_kubernetes_url>


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