Repositories of required components

The Gardener deploys a lot of helping components which are required to make the Shoot cluster functional. Please find a list of those repositories below.

Repository list

  • Machine Controller Manager - a component which manages VMs/nodes as part of declarative custom resources inside Kubernetes.
  • VPN - a set of components which establish connectivity from a pod running in the Seed cluster to the networks of a Shoot cluster (which are usually private).
  • Terraformer - a can execute Terraform configuration and is designed to run as a pod inside a Kubernetes cluster.
  • AWS Load Balancer Readvertiser - a component which is used to keep AWS Shoot cluster API servers reachable.
  • Ingress Default Backend - a component which serves a static HTML page that is shown for all incoming requests to nginx that are not controlled by an Ingress object.

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