Consider if we build two VMs in a bare-metal server through a network, one is master and another is worker. I
ssh to the master and construct a cluster using
kubeadm which has three pods and a service with
type: ClusterIP. So when I want access to the cluster I do
kubectl proxy in the master. Now we can explore the API with
wget in the VM which we
ssh to it, like this :
$ curl http://localhost:8080/api/
So far, so good! but I want access to the services by my laptop? The localhost which comes above is refer to the bare-metal server! How can access to the services through proxy by my laptop when cluster is placed in another machine?
When I do
$ curl http://localhost:8080/api/ in my laptop it says :
127.0.0.1 refused to connect which make sense! But what is the solution to this?
If you forward the port 8080 when sshing to master, you can use localhost on your laptop to access the apis on the cluster.
You can try adding the
-L flag to your
$ ssh -L 8080:localhost:8080 your.master.host.com
localhost will work.
You can also specify an extra arguments to the
kubectl proxy command, to let your reverse-proxy server listening on non-default ip address (127.0.0.1) - expose outside
kubectl proxy --port=8001 --address='<MASTER_IP_ADDRESS>' --accept-hosts="^.*quot;
You can get your Master IP address by issuing following command: