Ask an OpenShift Admin Office Hour - DNS and cluster networking
March 26, 2021 | by
DNS forms the backbone of service discovery, both internally and externally, with OpenShift. Did you know OpenShift has separate DNS for Pods and nodes? This episode we’re joined by Christian Hernandez, DNS expert and Technical Marketing Manager for OpenShift, to talk about how DNS is used and configured for both Pods and nodes in the cluster. We also discuss external DNS resolution and how to configure forwarders using the OpenShift DNS Operator.
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Episode 23 recorded stream:
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Use this link to jump straight to where we begin talking about DNS in OpenShift.
OpenShift uses CoreDNS to resolve queries from Pods.
Reference architectures can be a bit of a sensitive topic. Lots of people want them for a myriad of reasons, but Red Hat stopped producing OpenShift reference architectures in the 3.10 timeframe. However, that doesn’t mean we forgot about them! Instead, our partner ecosystem has taken the mantle and creates reference architectures for their hardware or software platform. For example, you can see HPE, NetApp FlexPod, and even VMware reference architectures for OpenShift all on their own websites.