In this scenario you will learn how to ensure that policies for ports do not conflict when adding security to your Kubernetes cluster using Aspen Mesh.
- Understanding of deploying Aspen Mesh onto Kubernetes
You will learn:
Causes of Conflicts
Using Istio Vet
Preventing Authorization Policies for Ports
Deploy Aspen Mesh
The first step is to login to the Aspen Mesh dashboard at https://my.aspenmesh.io/. We have already created a temporary account for you. The credentials will be visible in your terminal window.
Task: Deploy Aspen Mesh
To connect Aspen Mesh to the Kubernetes cluster provided, you need to run an installation script. We have downloaded it for you already. You can start it with
The script will prompt you for your allocated email address and your chosen password. It will also ask you where to deploy the assets. For now, accept the defaults. The Aspen Mesh installation script will then deploy the required components.
After the script has finished, Istio and the Aspen Mesh Agent will be deployed to the cluster.
View the pods with:
kubectl get pods -n istio-system