Recently, we explored Preserving the Source IP address on AWS Classic Loadbalancer and Istio’s envoy using the proxy protocol in our first Part. Continuing to the second part of this series, we will look at How can we apply IP whitelisting on the Kubernetes microservices!
There are some microservices behind an internet-facing loadbalancer that we want to have limited access to, based on source IP address. This will prevent our microservices from unauthorized access.
All we could think of imagining a routine day of a NOC guy is looking at all the fancy and colorful multiple screens around, but is this all it?
The answer to the above statement is NO! As a NOC, We have access to the information that is critical to analyze and plot company infra strength and on top of that, access to the servers and protected network makes the situation more critical if thing happens to be in wrong hands.