Securing Kubernetes API with Banyan
- Updated on Jan 19, 2021
Kubernetes (K8S) is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. End users interact with K8S via the K8S API Server, typically using the
From a management perspective, K8S can be deployed in two flavors:
- Managed K8S - A cloud provider (such as AWS, Azure, GCP, DigitalOcean, etc) provisions and manages the K8S cluster, tightly integrated with the cloud provider’s other offerings.
- Hosted K8S - An enterprise operations team runs a specific K8S distribution (such as RedHat OpenShift, VMware Tanzu, Mirantis, etc) and is responsible for cluster management.
Banyan can also be configured to leverage the OIDC authentication capability built into K8S.