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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 via the Prometheus plugin.

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Version History

Launched Jan 19, 2020 (11 months ago).

Releasing new versions every about 1 month, on average.

Nov 27
Version 3.2.0

- Add authentication support for the mobile app
- Add support for DigitalOcean

Oct 27
Version 3.1.0

- Add support for Helm releases.
- Add support for bookmarks for faster finding of the most used workloads.
- Add new cluster overview, which shows the cluster utilization and warnings.
- Add support for creating new manifests.
- Add an new option to disable Pod metrics to improve the performance for large clusters.

The complete changelog can be found at GitHub.

Sep 26
Version 3.0.0

- Refactor the cluster configuration to support multiple cloud provider credentials.
- Refactor and cleanup frontend and backend code.
- Add Support for Port-Forwarding.
- Add Prometheus plugin, to show Prometheus metrics for your workloads.
- Infinite scrolling to improve the support for large clusters.

The complete changelog can be found at GitHub.

Jul 25
Version 2.2.0

Implemented enhancements:

Feature(ux) Add empty cluster Page #131
Add support for Pod Security Policies #130 (ricoberger)
Support Component Statuses #127 (ricoberger)
Add support for SSH connections to nodes #126 (ricoberger)
Support terminal selection on mobile #124 (ricoberger)

Fixed bugs:

Pod Status is green even the pod was evicted #128
Fix scrolling in terminal #138 (ricoberger)

Merged pull requests:

Improve error handling for requests #137 (ricoberger)

Jun 27
Version 2.1.0

Implemented enhancements:

Import Kubeconfig via file #122 (ricoberger)
Add support for PodDisruptionBudgets #121 (ricoberger)
Show permissions for SA and Pods #117 (ricoberger)
Improve log and shell access #106 (ricoberger)

Merged pull requests:

Update dependencies #105 (ricoberger)

Jun 15
Version 2.0.0

Implemented enhancements:

Support self signed certificates for OIDC #102 (ricoberger)
Improve context switch #99 (ricoberger)
Improve CRD Support #76 (ricoberger)
Add support to stream logs #71 (ricoberger)
Add terminal support #68 (ricoberger)
Support insecure-skip-tls-verify and timeout #59 (ricoberger)

Fixed bugs:

Incorrect page displayed. #79
Update ServiceDetails.tsx #94 (si458)

Merged pull requests:

Improve rendering #82 (ricoberger)
Rework request logic for mobile #69 (ricoberger)

Apr 13
Version 1.4.1

Fixed bugs:

Check if authProvider property exists on cluster #55 (ricoberger)
Fix Kubeconfig validation #54 (ricoberger)

Apr 12
Version 1.4.0

Implemented enhancements:

Add Support for OIDC #53 (ricoberger)
Add searchbar for list views #51 (ricoberger)

Mar 12
Version 1.3.0

Implemented enhancements:

Add Support for Microsoft Azure #46 (ricoberger)
Appearance Customization (Dark Mode + Editor Theme) #43 (ricoberger)
Improve pod and container view #42 (ricoberger)
Add status information to list view #41 (ricoberger)
Show namespace in list view #40 (ricoberger)

Fixed bugs:

Fix logs modal for valid json #44 (ricoberger)
Fix status for init containers #24 (ricoberger)

Merged pull requests:

Increase width of modals for larger sized screens #22 (armandvanderwalt)

Feb 16
Version 1.2.0

Implemented enhancements:

- Can't add a GKE cluster #14
- feature request: "kubectl logs" #11
- Add support for GKE and EKS via OIDC #19 (ricoberger)
- Improve log handling #16 (ricoberger)
- Add support for basic authentication #15 (ricoberger)

Fixed bugs:

- Fix add cluster overwrites existing clusters #12 (ricoberger)

Merged pull requests:

- Improve status check for clusters #17 (ricoberger)

Jan 18
Version 1.1.0

Implemented enhancements:

- Several UI fixed and improvements #8 (ricoberger)
- Improve Error Handling #7 (ricoberger)

Fixed bugs:

- Fix deletion and editing of resources on desktop #3 (ricoberger)
- Improve native app builds #10 (ricoberger)
- Fix cluster management #9 (ricoberger)
- Add alternative cluster option for request method #6 (ricoberger)

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