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Install with CLI

Following this quickstart tutorial provides you with a simplified On Prem installation that deploys both the control plane and agent within the same namespace. It does not create Ingress configuration as its mainly designed for local installations that allow you to quickly try out and evaluate the solution. It comes with a preconfigured admin, organisation and environment.


Before you can get started with our quickstart deployment you must install:

For the complete Testkube experience including the Dashboard and all related functionality you will need to request your free trial license that will be needed during the installation process. Alternatively, you can get started with just the standalone agent which is fully open-sourced and does not require a license.


Why is a license is required? Obtaining a free license helps us ensure you have an optimal installation and product experience with Testkube. Don’t worry - you won’t have to talk to a sales rep or enter any credit-card details to get going - but if you need our help we’ll be much better prepared!

Install the Testkube CLI

You can choose one of the following methods to install the CLI:

brew install testkube

Run the Testkube Installer

The installer will complete these steps:

  • Check if you have chosen the right Kubernetes environment.
  • Ask for some information, such as the previously requested license.
  • Install Testkube’s control plane and agent, both within the same namespace.

The whole process takes 3-5 minutes and can be started with the following command:

testkube init demo

Once installed, you will be asked if you want to testkube dashboard to conveniently access all relevant services on your localhost. You can always execute this yourself afterwards should you close this terminal after installation. The admin in this demo has the following e-mail and password:

Happy testing!