Katafygio discovers Kubernetes objects (deployments, services, …), and continuously saves them as YAML files in a Git repository. This provides real-time, continuous backups, and keeps detailed changes history. This chart installs a Katafygio deployment on a Kubernetes cluster using the Helm package manager.


Kubernetes 1.9+

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You may filter out irrelevant objects using the excludeKind and excludeObject options, to keep your backups’ repository lean.

By default, the chart will dump (and version) the clusters content in /var/lib/katafygio/data (configurable with localDir). This can be useful as is, to keep a local changes history. To benefit from long term, out of cluster, and centrally reachable persistence, you may provide the address of a remote Git repository (with gitUrl), where all changes will be pushed.


You can find pre-built binaries in the releases page, ready to run on your desktop or in a cluster.

We also provide a docker image.

On MacOs, you can use the brew formula:

brew install bpineau/tap/katafygio
You can also deploy with the provided helm chart:

helm install –name kf-backups –namespace kube-system assets/helm-chart/katafygio/
If you want to build from sources, assuming you have go 1.10 and glide in the path, and GOPATH configured:

make deps
make build

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