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Using Probes in Docker Kubernetes Service

Probes are a great tool for making some applications more resilient in Kubernetes. In this lab, you will have the opportunity to explore how to use probes to make Kubernetes react more quickly to application failures. This will help you design more robust applications in your Kubernetes clusters!

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Apr 27, 2021

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Get the Pod Definition

    1. Look for the Pod called webserver and get a copy of its YAML definition.
  2. Challenge

    Add a Probe to the Pod

    1. Edit the Pod YAML so that it contains a probe that is able to detect when the Pod has stopped working. You can determine the pod's health by making an http request to / on port 8080 on the pod.

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