Download Istio

git clone --depth 1 -b 1.4.0
cd istio

Install the istio-init chart to bootstrap all the Istio’s CRDs

helm install install/kubernetes/helm/istio-init --name istio-init --namespace istio-system
# Wait for all Istio CRDs to be created:
kubectl -n istio-system wait --for=condition=complete job --all

Install Istio

helm install install/kubernetes/helm/istio --name istio --namespace istio-system

Allow automatic Istio sidecar injector

Allow sidecar injector on all containers in default namespace.

kubectl label namespace default istio-injection=enabled
# Verify auto injection worked
kubectl get namespace -L istio-injection

Remove temporary Istio files

# Back
cd ../
# Remove istio directory
rm -R istio