Nov. 19, 2023, 7:15 p.m. | Barbara

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In this post you are going to learn about the basics of the Kubernetes security. You will see how the "admission control" of the kube-apiserver works, how to authorize with RBAC and how to set network policies.

Accessing the Kubernetes API

All requests that reach the API are encrypted using TLS, therefore you need to configure SSL certificates or use kubeadmin

  1. Authentication

  2. Authorization

  3. Admission Control


This is done with certificates, tokens or a basic authentication (username and password).

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