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Converts a static Pod-hosted control plane into a self-hosted one


Converts static Pod files for control plane components into self-hosted DaemonSets configured via the Kubernetes API.

See the documentation for self-hosting limitations.

Alpha Disclaimer: this command is currently alpha.

kubeadm alpha selfhosting pivot [flags]


  # Converts a static Pod-hosted control plane into a self-hosted one.
  kubeadm alpha phase self-hosting convert-from-staticpods


--cert-dir string     Default: "/etc/kubernetes/pki"
The path where certificates are stored
--config string
Path to a kubeadm config file. WARNING: Usage of a configuration file is experimental
-f, --force
Pivot the cluster without prompting for confirmation
-h, --help
help for pivot
--kubeconfig string     Default: "/etc/kubernetes/admin.conf"
The kubeconfig file to use when talking to the cluster. If the flag is not set, a set of standard locations are searched for an existing KubeConfig file.
-s, --store-certs-in-secrets
Enable storing certs in secrets

Options inherited from parent commands

--rootfs string
[EXPERIMENTAL] The path to the 'real' host root filesystem.