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Google Kubernetes Engine: Node.js Client

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Node.js idiomatic client for Kubernetes Engine .

Client API Reference


Before you begin

  1. Select or create a Cloud Platform project.

    Go to the projects page

  2. Enable billing for your project.

    Enable billing

  3. Enable the Google Kubernetes Engine API.

    Enable the API

  4. Set up authentication with a service account so you can access the API from your local workstation.

Installing the client library

npm install --save @google-cloud/container

Using the client library

const container = require('@google-cloud/cloud-container');

if (
  !process.env.GCLOUD_PROJECT ||
) {
  throw new Error(
    'Usage: GCLOUD_PROJECT=<project_id> GOOGLE_APPLICATION_CREDENTIALS=<path to key json file> node #{$0}'

const client = new container.v1.ClusterManagerClient({
  // optional auth parameters.

const projectId = process.env.GCLOUD_PROJECT;
const zone = 'us-central1-a';
const request = {
  projectId: projectId,
  zone: zone,

  .then(responses => {
    const response = responses[0];
  .catch(err => {
    console.error('ERROR:', err);

The Kubernetes Engine Node.js Client API Reference documentation also contains samples.


This library follows Semantic Versioning .

This library is considered to be in alpha . This means it is still a work-in-progress and under active development. Any release is subject to backwards-incompatible changes at any time.

More Information: Google Cloud Platform Launch Stages


Contributions welcome! See the Contributing Guide .


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