Configure ssh key for Kubernetes node Droplet

Posted March 20, 2019 819 views


The dashboard for droplets tells me the monitoring should be upgraded on the droplet used as Kubernetes node.
I would like to upload my ssh key to that droplet in order to login and upgrade.
I understand this is not possible with the current Droplet so I went to create another one.
However, I couldn’t find how to upload or configure the ssh key for an additional Kubernetes node.
Anything I have been missing or are the Kubernetes nodes managed by DigitialOcean and thus prohibiting us to log on those droplets ?

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If you’re using our Kubernetes-as-a-service product, these nodes are not accessible via SSH and the monitoring agent is not intended to function there right now. It’s a good point about the message, and something to look at as we continue to iterate on this product.


  • Thank you for the answer.
    It is quite unfortunate if the monitoring agent isn’t supposed to work. It is pretty nice to get an idea about the droplet usage and should help scaling the cluster.

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