VMware release TKG v1.4.1 with few enhancements and I found them very useful. I would like to summarize those enhancement’s here for you to have handy.
- We can now register deployed management cluster in Tanzu Mission Control (TMC). This was not supported on TKG v1.4.0. You can refer TMC document https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Tanzu-Kubernetes-Grid/1.4/vmware-tanzu-kubernetes-grid-14/GUID-mgmt-clusters-register_tmc.html here for pre-requirements.
- Dex and Pinniped services for identity management deployed as service type
LoadBalancer. Previously, they were deployed as
ServiceType: NodePortand you had to integrate NSX Advanced Load Balancer with your identity provider manually.
- Management clusters are created with three worker nodes by default. Previously, the default count was one. I was not sure why there was just one worker node earlier but I was recommending 3 earlier too for production grade deployments.
- Management clusters can be deployed with more control plane and worker nodes than the
prodplans define by default, by setting the
Note: For TKG clusters deployment, we should use the same documentation as v1.4.
Products and their version included in TKG v1.4.1
VMware Official Documentation