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Lock Down Inter-Pod Communication with NetworkPolicies
NetworkPolicies are a great way to control network communication within a Kubernetes cluster. In this lab, you will make a Kubernetes cluster more secure by using NetworkPolicies to restrict network traffic to only traffic that is actually needed by applications running in the cluster.
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Block Incoming Traffic by Default for All Pods in the web-auth Namespace
Create a configuration that causes incoming traffic to all Pods in the web-auth namespace to be blocked by default.
Allow Traffic from the auth-client Pod to Reach the web-auth-server
auth-clientPod to reach
web-auth-server. Both Pods are in the
web-authnamespace. You can use existing labels to accomplish this.
auth-clientneeds to be able to reach
- Only Pods with the appropriate label should be able to access
web-auth-server, even if they are in the
- Pods outside the
web-authnamespace should never be able to access
web-auth-server, no matter what labels they have.
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