Configure microk8s NGINX Ingress

This is a very simple and short tutorial which helps you configure your NGINX Ingress on microk8s. A common use case is enabling the use-forwarded-headers flag so that NGINX passes incoming X-Forwarded-* headers to upstreams. Verify Addon Presence Let’s verify that the our ingress addon is enabled and running with the following commands. We wait … Read more

Expose TCP and UDP services with the Kubernetes Nginx Ingress Controller

This tutorial will show how to expose TCP or UDP services running in your Kubernetes cluster such as MySQL or any other database with the Nginx Ingress Controller. As you may know, the Kubernetes Ingress caters exclusively for HTTP and HTTPS traffic. If you want to expose other kind of services, you would need to … Read more

Install Nginx Ingress Controller on Kubernetes and MicroK8s

Nginx is the most popular Ingress Controller with Kubernetes. We find it in many Kubernetes distributions enabled by default. In this post, I will show you install and configure the Nginx Ingress Controller in few steps. Existent Installation Check Before going ahead and installing the Nginx Ingress Controller, we verify if it is already running … Read more

Setup an Nginx Maintenance Page

Nginx grows in popularity day by day. Its solid performance and ease of setup make it a perfect tool to proxy traffic to your backend. In this article I will describe how you can configure a maintenance page that will be shown automatically every time you re-deploy or possibly your backend goes belly up. If … Read more

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