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Kubernetes Cookbook by Ke-Jou Carol Hsu, Hui-Chuan Chloe Lee, Hideto Saito

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Configuring nodes

Node is the slave in the Kubernetes cluster. In order to let master take a node under its supervision, node installs an agent called kubelet for registering itself to a specific master. After registering, daemon kubelet also handles container operations and reports resource utilities and container statuses to the master. The other daemon running on the node is kube-proxy, which manages TCP/UDP packets between containers. In this section, we will show you how to configure a node.

Getting ready

Since node is the worker of Kubernetes and the most important duty is running containers, you have to make sure that Docker and flanneld are installed at the beginning. Kubernetes relies on Docker helping applications to run in containers. ...

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