Difficulty: Beginner
Estimated Time: 10 minutes


In this scenario, you'll learn how to create a mesosctl cluster. A default configuration is provided, which you can use right away.


You can use help to display the overall help, and <commandName>, for example config followed by ENTER to get help for specific commands.

Also, pressing the TAB key (twice) will trigger command auto-completion.

Thanks for finishing the short introduction to mesosctl!

If you want to test this on your local system, you can use one of the Vagrant-based setups:

Have fun with mesosctl!


Step 1 of 7

Start mesosctl

To start mesosctl, run ./mesosctl.

This will download the latest mesosctl Docker image, and start it afterwards.