Quick Start


  • Ensure kubectl and kustomize are installed.
  • Ensure kind(greater than v0.9.0+, or the latest version is preferred) is installed.

Install clusteradm CLI tool

Run the following command to download and install the latest clusteradm command-line tool:

curl -L https://raw.githubusercontent.com/open-cluster-management-io/clusteradm/main/install.sh | bash

Setup hub and managed cluster

Run the following command to quickly setup a hub cluster and 2 managed clusters by kind.

curl -L https://raw.githubusercontent.com/open-cluster-management-io/OCM/main/solutions/setup-dev-environment/local-up.sh | bash

If you want to setup OCM in a production environment or on a different kubernetes distribution, please refer to the Start the control plane and Register a cluster guides.

What is next

Now you have the OCM control plane with 2 managed clusters connected! Let’s start your OCM journey.