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Version: 2.5

Install Stork

You can install Stork with or without Portworx Enterprise using the following methods:

Deployment method without Portworx Enterprise

To install Stork version 23.7.2 on your Kubernetes cluster without installing Portworx Enterprise, run the below commands:

  1. Download the Stork deployment spec:

    curl -fsL -o stork-spec.yaml "https://install.portworx.com/pxbackup?comp=stork&storkNonPx=true"
  2. In the stork-spec.yaml, change the Stork version to 23.7.2 if the version differs.

  3. Apply the stork-spec.yaml to install the latest Stork version:

    kubectl apply -f stork-spec.yaml

Deployment Method with Portworx Enterprise

If you have to install Stork 23.7.2 along with Portworx Enterprise, you can opt-in for Daemonset installation or Portworx Operator installation:

Portworx DaemonSet installation

To install Stork using Daemonset installation method:

  1. Fetch the Kubernetes version and then download stork-spec.yaml:

    KBVER=$(kubectl version --short | awk -Fv '/Server Version: /{print $3}')
    curl -fsL -o stork-spec.yaml "https://install.portworx.com/pxbackup?kbver=${KBVER}&comp=stork"
  2. Apply the stork-spec.yaml with the below command:

    kubectl apply -f stork-spec.yaml

Portworx Operator installation

Perform the below steps for Stork installation using Portworx operator option:

  1. Edit the stc (Kubernetes resource):

    kubectl edit stc -n <portworx-deployed-namespace>
  2. Append the Stork image and version details in Stork section:

    stork:
    args:
    webhook-controller: "true"
    enabled: true
    image: openstorage/stork:23.7.2
  3. Save and exit.

Stork upgrade for air-gapped environments

If your application cluster is air-gapped, then you must pull the following openstorage images before upgrading Stork:

  • openstorage/cmdexecutor:23.7.2
  • openstorage/stork:23.7.2
  1. Push the above images to your internal registry server, accessible by the air-gapped nodes.

  2. After pushing the images, follow the instructions in How to install Stork based on your deployment methods to upgrade your stork version.

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