kubenav - Manage your Kubernetes clusters

4.1
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About this app

kubenav is a mobile, desktop and web app to manage Kubernetes clusters. The app provides an overview of all resources in a Kubernetes clusters, including current status information for workloads. The details view for resources provides additional information. It is possible to view logs and events or to get a shell into a container. You can also edit and delete resources or scale your workloads within the app.

The app is developed using Ionic Framework and Capacitor. The frontend part of the app is implemented using TypeScript and React functional components. The backend part uses Go mobile for communication with the Kubernetes API server and Cloud Providers. So it is possible to achieve nearly 100% code sharing between the mobile and desktop implementation of kubenav.

- Available for mobile and desktop: kubenav provides the same experience for mobile and desktop, with nearly 100% code sharing.
- Manage Resources: All major resources like Deployments, StatefulSets, DaemonSets, Pods, etc. are supported.
- Custom Resource Definitions: View all Custom Resource Definitions and mange Custom Resources.
- Modify Resources: Edit and delete all available resources or scale your Deployments, StatefulSets, DaemonSets.
- Filter and Search: Filter the resources by Namespace and find them by there name.
- Status Information: Fast overview of the status of workloads and detailed information including Events.
- Resource Usage: View the requests, limits and current usage of Pods and Containers.
- Logs: View the logs of a container or stream the logs in realtime.
- Terminal: Get a shell into a container, right from your phone.
- Manage multiple Clusters: Add multiple clusters via kubeconfig or your prefered Cloud Provider, including Google, AWS and Azure.
- Port-Forwarding: Create a port-forwarding connection to one of your Pods and open the served page in your browser.
- Prometheus Integration: kubenav allows you to view your Prometheus metrics directly in the dashboard and to build your own dashboards via the Prometheus plugin.
- Elasticsearch Integration: Discover your logs with the Elasticsearch plugin.
- Jaeger Integration: Analyze your traces with the Jaeger plugin.
Updated on
Dec 20, 2021

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4.1
83 reviews
Zee Aslam
December 9, 2021
I love this app. It's proven super useful for me and I use it a lot. It's great for keeping tabs on clusters and visually noting issues. Some downsides: You can't edit the kubeconfig after the fact (or I just missed something). The sidebar scrolls to the top each open which can be a minor annoyance. The events can't be organized by recency easily either. It's not much more difficult to use than kubectl. Rico, if you have other apps elsewhere or a donate lnk you should add it somewhere.
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Michael Link
July 20, 2020
I think on a tablet/phone this would work great. I am running into issues with using a chromebook. :/ Looks like the UI becomes buggy after a few minutes of use. e.g. unable scroll either through touch or using the scroll on the trackpad. Couldnt find an intuitive way to switch namespaces outside of cluster config. Im sure its there but couldnt find it and got frustrated with the scrolling bug.
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Jason Tackaberry
September 7, 2020
A very serviceable window into my K8s clusters. Gets the basics right but has room for improvement. 1) Lacks app protection to require device auth at startup, when means when using static credentials to access a cluster, anyone who grabs my phone unlocked gets admin access to those clusters. 2) Pod shells are frustrating to use with the virtual keyboard - constant fighting with upper case letters required. 3) Delete cluster option difficult to discover (should use idiomatic long press instead)
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What's new

- Show live resource usage per pod
- Fix re-authentication for AWS SSO
- Fix dashboards page for Prometheus plugin