You can create an application in the Kubernetes dashboard.


  1. Log on to the Container Service console.
  2. Under Kubernetes, click Clusters in the left-side navigation pane.
  3. Click Dashboard at the right of the cluster to enter the Kubernetes dashboard.
  4. In the Kubernetes dashboard, click CREATE in the upper-right corner to create an application.
  5. The Resource creation page appears. Configure the application information.

    Create an application in any of the following three ways:

    • CREATE FROM TEXT INPUT: Directly enter the orchestration codes in the YAML or JSON format to create an application. You must know the corresponding orchestration format.
    • CREATE AN APP: Complete the following configurations to create an application.
      • App name: Enter the name of the application you are about to create. In this example, enter nginx-test.
      • Container image: Enter the URL of the image to be used. In this example, use Docker Nginx.
      • Number of pods: Configure the number of pods for this application.
      • Service: Select External or Internal. External indicates to create a service that can be accessed from outside the cluster. Internal indicates to create a service that can be accessed from within the cluster.
      • Advanced options: To configure the information such as labels and environment variables, click SHOW ADVANCED OPTIONS. This configuration distributes the traffic load evenly to three pods.
    • CREATE FROM FILE: Upload an existing YAML or JSON configuration file to create an application.
  6. Click UPLOAD or DEPLOY to deploy the containers and services.

    You can also click SHOW ADVANCED OPTIONS to configure more parameters.

What to do next

After clicking UPLOAD or DEPLOY, you can view the services and containers of the application.

Click Pods in the left-side navigation pane. You can check the status of each Kubernetes object according to the icon on the left. indicates the object is still being deployed. indicates the object has completed the deployment.