Configuring master

The master node of Kubernetes works as the control center of containers. The duties of which are taken charge by the master include serving as a portal to end users, assigning tasks to nodes, and gathering information. In this recipe, we will see how to set up Kubernetes master. There are three daemon processes on master:

  • API Server
  • Scheduler
  • Controller Manager

We can either start them using the wrapper command, hyperkube, or individually start them as daemons. Both the solutions are covered in this section.

Getting ready

Before deploying the master node, make sure you have the etcd endpoint ready, which acts like the datastore of Kubernetes. You have to check whether it is accessible and also configured with the overlay network ...

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