You can add existing Alibaba Cloud Container Service for Kubernetes (ACK) clusters to Deep Learning Containers (DLC) or directly create new ACK clusters from the DCL platform. If you need to use DCL Dashboard, you must first install the public-facing SLB ingress controller in your ACK cluster.

Background information

For more information about how to create an ACK cluster, see Create an ACK cluster.

Check whether the public-facing SLB ingress controller is installed

  1. Navigate to the details page of the ACK cluster.
    1. Log on to the ACK console.
    2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Clusters. Find the target cluster, and click its name in the ACK Cluster ID/Name column.
  2. On the Cluster Information page, click the Cluster Resources tab, and check the configuration of Nginx Ingress SLB. If a hyperlink is displayed, this indicates that the ingress controller is installed.
  3. Check whether the Address Type field displays Public Network.
    1. On the Cluster Resources tab of the Cluster Information page, click the hyperlink next to Nginx Ingress SLB.
    2. In the Server Load Balancer console, choose Instances > Instances.
    3. In the Basic Information section of the Instance Details tab, verify that Address Type is set to Public Network.

Install the public-facing SLB ingress controller when you create an ACK cluster

When you purchase an ACK cluster, select Install Ingress Controllers in the Ingress section, and set SLB Network Type to Public Network. For more information, see Create an ACK cluster.

Install the public-facing SLB ingress controller in a created ACK cluster

  1. Navigate to the details page of the ACK cluster.
    1. Log on to the ACK console.
    2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Clusters. Find the target cluster, and click its name in the ACK Cluster ID/Name column.
  2. Log on to the Alibaba Cloud Container Service for Kubernetes (ACK) console. Find the target ACK cluster and click its name to navigate to the details page. In the left-side navigation pane, click Add-ons.
  3. In the System Add-ons section, click Install next to Nginx Ingress Controller.