This section describes how to disable Istio in a cluster, namespace, or workload.
Disable Istio in a Cluster
To disable Istio,
- From the Global view, navigate to the cluster that you want to disable Istio for.
- Click Tools > Istio.
- Click Disable, then click the red button again to confirm the disable action.
cluster-istio application in the cluster's
system project gets removed. The Istio sidecar cannot be deployed on any workloads in the cluster.
Disable Istio in a Namespace
- In the Rancher UI, go to the project that has the namespace where you want to disable Istio.
- On the Workloads tab, you will see a list of namespaces and the workloads deployed in them. Go to the namespace where you want to disable and click the ⋮ > Disable Istio Auto Injection.
Result: When workloads are deployed in this namespace, they will not have the Istio sidecar.
Remove the Istio Sidecar from a Workload
Disable Istio in the namespace, then redeploy the workloads with in it. They will be deployed without the Istio sidecar.