How can we access docker container of a managed kubernetes by Digital ocean

I am trying to apply the experimental feature of docker on managed kubernetes but even If I log in to the worker node’s droplet it doesn’t show any container while using docker ps or docker ps -a command so how can we access the docker container containers, not just the pods.

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Bobby Iliev
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February 27, 2022


To attach to a pod directly, what you could do is:

Verify that the container is running:

kubectl get pod your_pod_name

Get a shell to the running container:

kubectl exec --stdin --tty your_pod_name -- /bin/bash

Hope that this helps!