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Core Kubernetes components
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The Kubernetes command-line tool, kubectl, allows you to run commands against Kubernetes clusters.
You can use kubectl to deploy applications, inspect and manage cluster resources,
and view logs. For more information including a complete list of kubectl operations, see the
kubectl reference documentation.
kubectl is installable on a variety of Linux platforms, macOS and Windows. Find your preferred operating system below.