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Kubernetes for Serverless Applications by Russ McKendrick

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Apache OpenWhisk

Apache OpenWhisk, like OpenFaaS, installs itself on top of your Kubernetes cluster rather than fully integrating itself. However, as we covered in Chapter 7Apache OpenWhisk and Kubernetes, the CLI needs to be configured to authenticate itself against the installation once the service is exposed to the public internet. In that chapter, we ran the following commands to expose the service and authenticate the client against the API host:

$ kubectl -n openwhisk expose service nginx --type=LoadBalancer --name=front-end$ wsk -i property set --auth 23bc46b1-71f6-4ed5-8c54-816aa4f8c502:123zO3xZCLrMN6v2BKK1dXYFpXlPkccOFqm12CdAsMgRU4VrNZ9lyGVCGuMDGIwP --apihost https://35.188.204.73:443

So again, this service is secure by default, ...

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