Kubernetes port-forwarding for dev
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This first newsletter I want to highlight a very useful Kubernetes feature that I started leveraging recently: port forwarding.
You can bind a port from a kubernetes cluster to your development machine you can hit private endpoints on your kubernetes cluster.
In the past week I’ve used it to access private endpoints and leverage a datadog agent that was on a cluster but not on my local development machine.
Here’s an example of how to do it:
$ kubectl get pods -A ... $ kubectl port-forward <pod-name> <local port>:<remote port>
Now, whenever you hit localhost:
For more information, see the documentation.