Supported platforms

The following section provides information about the availability of Che 7.42 on Kubernetes or OpenShift infrastructures, and about their supported installation methods.

Eclipse Che can be installed on:

  • Kubernetes infrastructures starting at version 1.19

  • OpenShift Container Platform versions 3.11, 4.3, and 4.4

The following options are available:

Table 1. Local installation on Kubernetes
Kubernetes Installation method
  • minikube

  • microk8s

  • docker-desktop

  • kind

chectl using the Operator

Table 2. Local installation on OpenShift
OpenShift Container Platform Installation method

CodeReady Containers


Table 3. Public cloud installation on Kubernetes or OpenShift
1.19 or higher
OpenShift Container Platform
OpenShift Container Platform
4.3 and 4.4
  • Microsoft Azure

  • Amazon Web Services

  • Google Cloud

  • IBM Cloud

chectl using the Operator

chectl using the Operator


It is possible to use the chectl utility for deploying Che on OpenShift Container Platform version 4.3 and 4.4. This method is considered unofficial and serves as a backup installation method for situations where installation using OperatorHub is not available.

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