Private docker registry

Hi there,

I just got access to the new kubernetes cluster feature. I was wondering about how to access a private docker registry?

Thanks, M

Submit an answer

This textbox defaults to using Markdown to format your answer.

You can type !ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

Sign In or Sign Up to Answer

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Accepted Answer

I’ve done this with Gitlab as my Docker registry.

Create a secret of type docker-registry:

kubectl create secret docker-registry gitlab-registry --docker-email="EMAIL" --docker-username="USERNAME" --docker-server="" --docker-password="PASSWORD"

My deployment spec:

  replicas: 1
      app: deploymentName
        app: deploymentName
      - name: deploymentName
        - containerPort: 8080
      - name: gitlab-registry

Hope that helps!

Want to learn more? Join the DigitalOcean Community!

Join our DigitalOcean community of over a million developers for free! Get help and share knowledge in Q&A, subscribe to topics of interest, and get courses and tools that will help you grow as a developer and scale your project or business.

The announcement blog did write:

We understand having your data close to your cluster is essential, so you’ll have the option to deploy a private container registry to your cluster with no configuration, and store the images on DigitalOcean Spaces.

So I understand that’s not really possible? I can’t find a setting anywhere.

Same for the “ingress controller”, where is it?

Thanks! That worked!

I haven’t yet tried to use a private registry from within DO K8s, but have you followed the usual procedure as specified here?