Understanding Role Based Access Control (RBAC) with Amazon EKS – Part 2 Image

Understanding Role Based Access Control (RBAC) with Amazon EKS – Part 2

This is the latest installment of a multi-part series covering RBAC with Amazon EKS, Joe Keegan, BlueChipTek Lead Cloud Services explains how AWS IAM integrates with Kubernetes. In part 1, he covered Kubernetes roles and how to assign those role to IAM principals. That part covers how IAM integrated with Kubernetes for authorization. In this part he’ll cover how IAM integrates with kubectl for authentication of IAM principals. The final part will show how to put it all together to allow multiple teams to coexist on the same cluster without risk of them interfering with each other

Understanding Role Based Access Control (RBAC) with Amazon EKS – Part 1 Image

Understanding Role Based Access Control (RBAC) with Amazon EKS – Part 1

In this 3-part series, Joe Keegan, BlueChipTek Lead Cloud Services Architect shows how RBAC works in an Amazon EKS cluster. In this part he shows how EKS handles authorization of IAM principals (e.g. user or role). The next part will cover how clients authenticate with EKS using IAM principals. The last installment will put it all together to show how you can limit a team’s access to a dedicated namespace on a cluster, allowing multiple teams to coexist on the same cluster without risk of one team modifying other teams’ resources.