Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

Importing a kubernetes cluster into MCM

Onboarding a Kubernetes Cluster

MCM > Clusters > Add cluster > Import existing cluster > run commands from a terminal on your existing cluster (Manual)

Enter the same name for the Cluster name and the Namespace. This restriction is a temporary limitation in the MCM UI.


Click “Generate Command” button to get the configuration command.


Go to the managed cluster cli, and run the command copied from the above. You should see something simialr as below:

  % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                 Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
100  6412    0  6412    0     0   2872      0 --:--:--  0:00:02 --:--:--  2872 configured
namespace/multicluster-endpoint configured
secret/klusterlet-bootstrap configured
secret/multicluster-endpoint-operator-pull-secret configured
serviceaccount/ibm-multicluster-endpoint-operator configured configured
deployment.apps/ibm-multicluster-endpoint-operator configured created