How To - Argo CD

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Argo CD

Argo CD is a declarative, GitOps continuous delivery tool for Kubernetes. Argo CD CLI let you manage Argo CD from a remote machine.

Website: argoproj.github.io

Argo CD Documentation: argoproj.github.io/argo

Installing Argo CD CLI

brew install argo

Verify Installed Argo CD CLI Version

argo version

Getting Help

argo help

Create Namespace

kubectl create namespace argo

Deploy Argo CD

kubectl apply -n argo -f https://raw.githubusercontent.com/argoproj/argo-cd/stable/manifests/install.yaml

Verify Argo CD Install

Check all the pods are running

kubectl get all -n argocd

Enable Port Forwarding

kubectl port-forward svc/argocd-server -n argo 8080:443

Login to Argo CD

Username is admin and password (by default) is pod name of argocd-server. This can be found by running

kubectl -n argo get pods -l app.kubernetes.io/name=argocd-server -o name | cut -d’/’ -f 2
argocd login localhost:8080

Change the Default Password

argocd account update-password

List Workflows

argocd list

Get Workflow Details

argocd get <workflow name>
argocd logs <workflow name>

Stop a Workflow

argo stop <workflow name>

Terminate a Workflow

argo terminate <workflow name>

Delete a Workflow

argo delete <workflow name>

Get Application Details

argocd app get <Application Name>

Deploy the Application

argocd app sync <Application Name>
 
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