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Access your Kubernetes cluster with your Active Directory credentials

Author image Simon Guyennet on Cloud, Kubernetes, Container, Active Directory, Authentication

Out of the box, the Kubernetes authentication is not very user-friendly for end users. In this lab, we will see how to integrate Active Directory with Kubernetes to give the easiest authentication experience to the end users. For this, we will use a project called Dex. Dex is an OpenID Connect provider done by CoreOS. It take care of the translation between Kubernetes tokens and Active Directory users. We will also use Heptio Gangway to generate kubectl configuration files for us, and Bitly OAuth2 Proxy to forward the OpenID token to the Kubernetes dashboard. Requirements You will need an ISO...