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How to Deploy a 'Jump Pod' on Kubernetes

Controlling a Kubernetes cluster from within

Having a jump host, bastian host (on AWS, on GCP) or sometimes called edge node is a common way to access computing resources which are not accessible otherwise. In this post I’ll explore how to create a Kubernetes pod acting as such a jump server within the cluster, which is then used to create more pods. I’ll need this later when running Spark on Kubernetes, but you can use it to be able to check the cluster’s internal network, too.…

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