- A Cloud Guru
Exposing a Kubernetes Application with Services and Ingress
Many applications are built to serve the outside world. As such, managing external access to an application is a crucial part of Kubernetes application design. In this lab, you will have the opportunity to use Services and Ingress to expose an application to the outside world.
Table of Contents
Create a Service to Expose the Application
The application's Deployment is called
hive-io-frontendand exists in the
The application's web server listens on port
80. Create a Service called
hive-io-frontend-svcto expose this application on port
8080. The Service only needs to expose the application within the cluster network.
Expose the Application Externally Using an Ingress
Create an Ingress to expose the application.
An Ingress controller is already installed. You can use
Configure the application using
hive.iofor the domain. The lab server already has an entry in
/etc/hostsset up for this domain, so you do not need to make any changes to
Remember that the application's Service listens on port
What's a lab?
Hands-on Labs are real environments created by industry experts to help you learn. These environments help you gain knowledge and experience, practice without compromising your system, test without risk, destroy without fear, and let you learn from your mistakes. Hands-on Labs: practice your skills before delivering in the real world.