Kubernetes provides three access control layers to secure the Kubernetes API server:
You will gain a basic understanding of each layer and how each can impact requests sent to the cluster.
This lab is valuable to anyone working with Kubernetes, but the content has been prepared considering topics described in the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) Exam Curriculum. Completion of the lab will help you get hands-on experience, which is essential for passing the CKAD exam.
You can complete the Mastering Kubernetes Pod Configuration: Service Accounts lab and the Mastering Kubernetes Pod Configuration: Config Maps and Secrets lab to satisfy the prerequisites.
June 13th, 2023 - Updated Kubernetes version
September 6th, 2022 - Updated to run Kubernetes 1.24
Logan has been involved in software development and research since 2007 and has been in the cloud since 2012. He is an AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional, Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer, Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS), Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), and Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA). He earned his Ph.D. studying design automation and enjoys all things tech.