How to connect Kubernetes Pod to Droplet using DNS?


How do I call services hosted in Droplet from Kubernetes Pod and vice versa using hostname/DNS?


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Bobby Iliev
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March 26, 2023

Hi there,

I believe that the most straightforward way to do that is to create a service with type LoadBalancer and use the newly created Load Balancer to access your services:

An alternative option, which might be worth going for only if you don’t want your Kubernetes service to be publicly accessible is to follow the steps from this documentation here:

In that tutorial, you learn how to use a NodePort service and ExternalDNS to make services on a DOKS cluster accessible for applications on Droplets.

Hope that this helps.



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