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Install and configure MetalLB as a load balancer for Kubernetes

Author image Simon Guyennet on Cloud, Kubernetes, Container, MetalLB, Load Balancer, Network

If you installed a Kubernetes cluster on-premise on baremetal or on virtual machines, you probably noticed that one of the missing features of your cluster is that you cannot use the type LoadBalancer when you declare a service as you would do with a Kubernetes cluster running on AWS, GCP or Azure. MetalLB is a load balancer designed to run on and to work with Kubernetes and it will allow you to use the type LoadBalancer when you declare a service. You can integrate MetalLB with your existing network equipment easily as it supports BGP, and also layer 2 configuration....