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Kubernetes and Using Pods

In this hands-on lab, you will be provided with two servers. They have been partially configured for use with Kubernetes and containerd. The cluster has been initialized, so you need to add a Node to the cluster, create an `nginx` Pod, and run the Pod. Verify successful completion by confirming the output is visible from the Nginx Pod.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Mar 31, 2023

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Log In to the Provided Server

    Log in to the server as cloud_user with the provided password to ensure you can log in. When the file SERVER-READY is visible in the /home/cloud_user folder, then you can follow along with the objectives.

  2. Challenge

    Add Your Worker Node to the Cluster

    Add your worker Node knode1 to the cluster using the information provided in the cluster-info text file, and check if it is ready for use.

  3. Challenge

    Create an Nginx Pod File

    You will create a Pod file that runs the Nginx image. Use port 80 for its output, and call the file, nginx-pod.yml.

  4. Challenge

    Create a Pod from the File You Created

    Using kubectl, create the Pod with the nginx-pod.yml file.

  5. Challenge

    Test the Pod Is Working

    Test the Pod you created is working.

    You should use the IP address associated with the Pod and check from the knode1 server.

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