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Traefik is an open-source Edge Router that makes publishing your services a fun and easy experience. It receives requests on behalf of your system and finds out which components are responsible for handling them.

For complete project documentation, please visit the Traefik documentation site.


Traefik can be deployed by enabling the add-on via the following.

enable_traefik = true

How to test Traefik Web UI

Once the Traefik deployment is successful, run the following command from your a local machine which have access to an EKS cluster using kubectl.

$ kubectl port-forward svc/traefik -n kube-system 9000:9000

Now open the browser from your machine and enter the below URL to access Traefik Web UI.

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AWS Service annotations for Traefik Ingress Controller

Here is the link to get the AWS ELB service annotations for Traefik Ingress controller

GitOps Configuration

The following properties are made available for use when managing the add-on via GitOps

traefik = {
  enable = true