Kubernetes automatic SSL certificate provisioning

Categories: Kubernetes
Summary There is an open source project from JetStack called kube-lego. It allows you to automatically request SSL certificates for your Kubernetes cluster using Let’s Encrypt free service. Working with Let’s Encrypt using Kube-lego is quite straightforward. Nginx Ingress Controller has built-in support for kube-lego. Having RBAC might seem like a complication but in fact it doesn’t add much of a complexity to the solution. Requirements Kubernetes 1.8.0 or higher with Nginx Ingress Controller deployed 30 minutes of spare time Description Let’s Encrypt is a service that provides you with automatic TLS/SSL certificate provisioning for your website.

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