Below you will find details on various scenarios we aim to support and that are compatible with the documentation on this website. Furthermore, the most applicable install methods are listed below for each of the situations.
You don't require any tweaking of the cert-manager install parameters.
The default static configuration can be installed as follows:
$ kubectl apply -f https://github.com/cert-manager/cert-manager/releases/download/v1.5.5/cert-manager.yaml
More information on this install method can be found here.
You quickly want to learn how to use cert-manager and what it can be used for.
Or if you prefer Helm or if you don't want to install the
kubectl cert-manager plugin, you can use helm to install cert-manager.
In case you are running on an OpenShift cluster, consider installing via cert-manager on OperatorHub.io.
You know how to configure your cert-manager setup and want to automate this.
You can use either
helm template or
kubectl cert-manager x install --dry-run to generate customized cert-manager installation manifests.
See Output YAML using kubectl cert-manager x install and Output YAML using helm template for more details.
This templated cert-manager manifest can be piped into your preferred deployment tool.
In case you are using Helm for automation, cert-manager supports installing using Helm.