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Version: 2.17.0

Deploying ToolJet on Kubernetes (AKS)


You should setup a PostgreSQL database manually to be used by ToolJet. We recommend using Azure Database for PostgreSQL since this guide is for deploying using AKS.

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Follow the steps below to deploy ToolJet on a AKS Kubernetes cluster.

  1. Create an AKS cluster and connect to it to start with the deployment. You can follow the steps as mentioned on the Azure's documentation.

  2. Create k8s deployment

     curl -LO

Make sure to edit the environment variables in the deployment.yaml. We advise to use secrets to setup sensitive information. You can check out the available options here.


If there are self signed HTTPS endpoints that Tooljet needs to connect to, please make sure that NODE_EXTRA_CA_CERTS environment variable is set to the absolute path containing the certificates. You can make use of kubernetes secrets to mount the certificate file onto the containers.

  1. Create k8s service and reserve a static IP and inorder expose it via a service load balancer as mentioned in the doc. You can refer service.yaml.

     curl -LO
  2. Apply YAML configs

     kubectl apply -f deployment.yaml, service.yaml

You will be able to access your ToolJet installation once the pods and services running.

ToolJet Database

If you intend to use this feature, you'd have to set up and deploy PostgREST server which helps querying ToolJet Database. Please follow the instructions here for additional environment variables configuration to be done.

  1. Setup PostgREST server

     kubectl apply -f
  2. Update ToolJet deployment with the appropriate env variables here and apply the changes.

Upgrading to the Latest Version

The latest version includes architectural changes and, hence, comes with new migrations.

If this is a new installation of the application, you may start directly with the latest version. This guide is not required for new installations.

Prerequisites for Upgrading to the Latest Version:

  • It is crucial to perform a comprehensive backup of your database before starting the upgrade process to prevent data loss.

  • Ensure that your current version is v2.23.0-ee2.10.2 before upgrading.

  • Users on versions earlier than v2.23.0-ee2.10.2 must first upgrade to this version before proceeding to the latest version.

For specific issues or questions, refer to our Slack.