Kubernetes

Kubernetes version

groundcover supports any K8s version from v1.21.

groundcover may work on many other K8s flavors, but we might just didn't get a chance to test it yet. Can't find yours in the list? let us know over Slack.

Kubernetes distributions

K8s distributionStatusComments

EKS

supported

AKS

supported

GKE

supported

OKE

supported

OpenShift

supported

Rancher

supported

Self-managed

supported

minikube

supported

kind

supported

Rancher Desktop

supported

k0s

supported

k3s

supported

k3d

supported

AWS Fargate

not supported

Docker-desktop

not supported

Kubernetes RBAC permissions

For the installation to complete successfully, permissions to deploy the following objects are required:

  • StatefulSet

  • Deployment

  • DaemonSet (With privileged containers for loading our eBPF sensor)

  • ConfigMap

  • Secret

  • PVC

To learn more about groundcover's architecture and components visit our Architecture Section

Outgoing traffic

groundcover's portal pod sends HTTP requests to the cloud platform app.groundcover.com on port 443.

This unique architecture keeps the the data inside the cluster and fetches it on-demand keeping the data encrypted all the way without the need to open the cluster for incoming traffic via ingresses.

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