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What Will You Do

In this section, you will perform a few "one-time" tasks required for this recipe.

Step 1: Download RCTL

The RCTL CLI allows you to programmatically interact with the controller enabling users to construct sophisticated automation workflows.

  • Login into your Org
  • Navigate to "My Tools" to download both the RCTL CLI and the "CLI Config" file
  • Initialize RCTL using the step-by-step instructions
  • Ensure you update your OS's Path environment variable for RCTL

Step 2: Clone Git Repo

Declarative specs for the resources needed for this recipe are available in a Git repository

  • Clone the Git repository to your laptop using the command below.
git clone
  • Once complete, you should see a folder called "metallb" which contains the specs needed for this guide.


At this point, you have everything setup and configured to install MetalLB.