Your kubernetes cluster comes with a pre-installed ingress bind to a public IP. This has the following advantages:

  • You don't need to create a k8s type of LoadBalancer which will i.g. on platforms like AWS create a load balancer everytime and produces a lot of costs.
  • We combined the ingress with Let's Encrypt so you can protect your apps with SSL for free.
  • With an ingress like haproxy you get a lot more features then with a regular load balancer.


Right now the default ingress is haproxy-ingress. It is possible for you to use others like nginx-ingress for example as you have full controll what to install in your kubernetes cluster.

Check this article for examples how to deploy an app with ingress.

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