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Version: v1.9

Custom Installation/Upgrade



If you're trying to upgrade from a big version later (e.g. from 1.2.x to 1.4.x), please refer to version migration for more guides.

1. Upgrade CLI


curl -fsSl | bash



Pre-release versions will not be listed.

powershell -Command "iwr -useb | iex"

2. Upgrade Vela Core


Please make sure you already upgraded the Vela CLI to latest stable version.

vela install

3. Upgrade VelaUX

vela addon enable velaux

You can use advanced parameters provided by addons.


Before uninstalling kubevela, you must delete all applications and disable all addons.

  1. Uninstall VelaUX
vela addon disable velaux
  1. Uninstall KubeVela Core
vela uninstall
  1. Uninstall CRD

Before deleting, you must delete all CR resources.

kubectl get crd |grep oam | awk '{print $1}' | xargs kubectl delete crd

Install KubeVela with cert-manager

By default, KubeVela will use a self-signed certificate provided by kube-webhook-certgen for admissionWebhooks. You can also use cert-manager if it's available. Note that you need to install cert-manager before the KubeVela chart.

helm repo add jetstack
helm repo update
helm install cert-manager jetstack/cert-manager --namespace cert-manager --version v1.2.0 --create-namespace --set installCRDs=true

Install kubevela with enabled certmanager:

vela install --set admissionWebhooks.certManager.enabled=true

Install Pre-release

# List all releases
vela version list -a

# Install the specified version.
vela install --version 1.3.0-beta.2

Install Kubectl Vela Plugin

kubectl-vela provides the same features with vela CLI, it helps you to integrate with kubectl better.

  1. Install and set up Krew on your machine.
  2. Discover plugins available on Krew:
kubectl krew update
  1. install kubectl vela:
kubectl krew install vela