1. Use istioctl dashboard command line to establish a secure tunnel to the Kiali pod:

    istioctl dashboard kiali
  2. The Kiali UI will be opened in your default web browser: Kiali missing secret

  3. For the demo purpose, we will create a demo user account. Execute the following command to create the Kiali secret:

    kubectl apply -f $WORKSHOP_HOME/istio-workshop-labs/kiali-secret.yaml
  4. Refresh Kiali home page and the error message should disappear: Kiali login

  5. Enter the login password and the Kiali page: Kiali dashbaord

  6. The workload tab show the the service are running without sidecars as we haven’t yet deployed the:

Kiali missing secret

We will explore different Kiali features later with the application.