Control Plane Outbound Load Balancer

This document describes how to configure your clusters’ control plane outbound load balancer.

Public Clusters

For public clusters ie. clusters with api server load balancer type set to Public, CAPZ automatically does not support adding a control plane outbound load balancer. This is because the api server load balancer already allows for outbound traffic in public clusters.

Private Clusters

For private clusters ie. clusters with api server load balancer type set to Internal, CAPZ does not create a control plane outbound load balancer by default. To create a control plane outbound load balancer, include the controlPlaneOutboundLB section with the desired settings.

Here is an example of configuring a control plane outbound load balancer with 1 front end ip for a private cluster:

apiVersion: infrastructure.cluster.x-k8s.io/v1alpha4
kind: AzureCluster
metadata:
  name: my-private-cluster
  namespace: default
spec:
  location: eastus
  networkSpec:
    apiServerLB:
      type: Internal
    controlPlaneOutboundLB:
      frontendIPsCount: 1