Max Pods in EKS per EC2 Instance

Tuesday, Dec 15, 2020 by Prabhat Sharma kubernetes, eks

Maximum pods in an EC2 instance in EKS is dependent on the ENIs the ec2 instance has and the number of secondary IP addresses each ENI can have. You can find the details of maximum ENIs per instance and IP addresses per ENI at - As for the details of max pods per ec2 instance, it can be found at: a1.2xlarge 58 a1.4xlarge 234 a1.large 29 a1.medium 8 a1.

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Using encrypted EBS Volumes with Kubernetes on AWS

Sunday, Aug 4, 2019 by Prabhat Sharma k8s, kubernetes, eks, aws, amazon

Lot of people run Kubernetes on AWS and need to use encrypted EBS volumes for security and compliace. I will lay down the steps below in order to use it. Create a storage class Create a PersistentVolume (or dynamically provisoned PersistentVolumeClaim) using the storage class Create a pod to use the PersistentVolumeClaim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 { "Version": "2012-10-17", "Statement": [ { "Sid": "VisualEditor0", "Effect": "Allow", "Action": [ "kms:GenerateDataKeyWithoutPlaintext", "kms:CreateGrant" ], "Resource": "*" } ] } -- 1.

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eksuser - Amazon EKS user management tool

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 by Prabhat Sharma eks, kubernetes, aws, authentication, iam, eksuser

Amazon EKS user management You have setup the EKS cluster and are able to use it. Now you want your teammates to access to the cluster too, so that they can build and run the applications. User management for EKS is done via the aws-auth configmap in kube-system namespace. You can learn how to add users manually by modifying the aws-auth configmap using the official documentation which shows how to add users to EKS by editing the aws-auth configmap.

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Amazon EKS IAM authentication: How to add an IAM user

Friday, Oct 26, 2018 by Prabhat Sharma eks, kubernetes, aws, authentication, iam

Note: This blog provides a deep dive on EKS authentication. If your goal is to be able to just add/delete eks users then follow this eksuser-amazon-eks-user-management-tool When you create an EKS cluster it uses credentials of the user creating the cluster to set things up and assigns the user cluster-admin rights on the cluster through kubernetes RBAC. EKS uses IAM for authentication. It uses aws-iam-authenticator for authentication using webhook token authentication of kubernetes.

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