Install Istio by using Gloo Mesh

Streamline the Istio installation process by using Gloo Mesh to install Istio in your workload clusters, as part of Istio lifecycle management.

With a Gloo Mesh-managed installation, you no longer need to use istioctl to individually install Istio in each workload cluster. Instead, you can supply IstioOperator configurations in a IstioLifecycleManager resource to your management cluster. Gloo Mesh translates this resource into Istio control planes, gateways, and related resources in your registered workload clusters for you.

Known issues

The following known issues exist for the Istio lifecycle manager in Gloo Platform version 2.2. These issues are resolved in version 2.3.