Authentication to kube-apiserver via OIDC

Background There are many benefits of using OIDC to authenticate to kube-api server, especially with multiple clusters that need consistent log-in experience. With the last post on how OIDC Authorization Code Flow works, now I will discuss options with authentication for kubectl to connect to kube API server. To start, let’s look at the anatomy … Read moreAuthentication to kube-apiserver via OIDC

OAuth 2.0 and OIDC 1 of 2

OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect (OIDC 1.0) are different but highly related protocols and they are often confused. When we talk about IAM (identity and access management), we should first distinguish between Authentication (AuthN) and Authorization (AuthZ): In a nutshell, OAuth 2.0 deals with authorization. OIDC is a layer later developed on top of OAuth … Read moreOAuth 2.0 and OIDC 1 of 2