Concepts

Detailed explanations of Kubernetes system concepts and abstractions.

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Cloud Providers

This page explains how to manage Kubernetes running on a specific cloud provider.

AWS

This section describes all the possible configurations which can be used when running Kubernetes on Amazon Web Services.

Load Balancers

You can setup external load balancers to use specific features in AWS by configuring the annotations as shown below.

apiVersion: v1
kind: Service
metadata:
  name: example
  namespace: kube-system
  labels:
    run: example
  annotations:
     service.beta.kubernetes.io/aws-load-balancer-ssl-cert: arn:aws:acm:xx-xxxx-x:xxxxxxxxx:xxxxxxx/xxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxx #replace this value
     service.beta.kubernetes.io/aws-load-balancer-backend-protocol: http
spec:
  type: LoadBalancer
  ports:
  - port: 443
    targetPort: 5556
    protocol: TCP
  selector:
    app: example

Different settings can be applied to a load balancer service in AWS using annotations. The following describes the annotations supported on AWS ELBs:

The information for the annotations for AWS is taken from the comments on aws.go

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