Kubernetes CCM for Packet
packet-ccm is the Kubernetes CCM implementation for Packet. Read more about the CCM here.
At the current state of Kubernetes, running the CCM requires a few things. Please read through the requirements carefully as they are critical to running the CCM on a Kubernetes cluster.
Recommended versions of Packet CCM based on your Kubernetes version:
- Packet CCM version v0.0.4 supports Kubernetes version >=v1.10
kubelets in your cluster MUST set the flag
kube-controller-manager must NOT set the flag
--cloud-provider which will default them to use no cloud provider natively.
WARNING: setting the kubelet flag
--cloud-provider=external will taint all nodes in a cluster with
The CCM will then untaint those nodes when it initializes them.
Any pod that does not tolerate that taint will be unscheduled until the CCM is running.
Kubernetes node names must match the device name
By default, the kubelet will name nodes based on the node's hostname. Packet's device hostnames are set based on the name of the device. It is important that the Kubernetes node name matches the device name.
- nodecontroller - updates nodes with cloud provider specific labels and addresses
packet-ccm, you need your Packet api key and project ID that your cluster is running in.
If you are already logged in, you can create one by clicking on your profile in the upper right then "API keys".
To get project ID click into the project that your cluster is under and select "project settings" from the header.
Under General you will see "Project ID". Once you have this information you will be able to fill in the config needed for the CCM.
Copy v0.0.4/secret.yaml to releases/packet-cloud-config.yaml:
cp v0.0.4/secret.yaml ./packet-cloud-config.yaml
Replace the placeholder in the copy with your token. When you're done, the packet-cloud-config.yaml should look something like this:
apiVersion: v1 kind: Secret metadata: name: packet-cloud-config namespace: kube-system stringData: apiKey: "abc123abc123abc123" projectID: "abc123abc123abc123"
kubectl apply -f packet-cloud-config.yaml`
You can confirm that the secret was created in the
kube-system with the following:
$ kubectl -n kube-system get secrets packet-cloud-config NAME TYPE DATA AGE packet-cloud-config Opaque 1 2m
You can apply the rest of the CCM by running:
kubectl apply -f v0.0.4/deployment.yaml