New k8s cluster with nginx ingress controller displays 1/2 load balancers unhealthy since creation

Posted April 21, 2020 136 views
DigitalOcean Managed Kubernetes

Created a k8s cluster yesterday with two nodes, and have been using it without issue. Through the portal, I added the nginx ingreess controller. I logged into the DO portal today, and noticed that one of the two load balancers has been unhealthy since the approximate creation time.

I haven’t been able to figure out how to resolve this issue.

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If it’s the Nginx Ingress controller by Nginx (as in you followed these steps: then I had a similar issue. I fixed it by changing the installation type to a DaemonSet.

This can be done by setting controller.kind=daemonset in the Helm chart.

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