GlossaryΒΆ

Cilium has some terms with special meanings. These should all be covered throughout the documentation but for convenience we have also listed some of them below with short descriptions. If you need more information, please ask us on Slack. Feel free to extend this document with words you expected to see here.

CNI
https://github.com/containernetworking/cni
ConfigMap
https://kubernetes.io/docs/tasks/configure-pod-container/configmap/
CustomResourceDefinition
https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/api-extension/custom-resources/#customresourcedefinitions
DaemonSet
https://kubernetes.io/docs/admin/daemons/
Endpoint
Endpoints
Geneve
https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-nvo3-geneve-04
HeadlessServices
https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/services-networking/service/#headless-services
iproute2
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/net/iproute2/
Linux kernel
https://www.kernel.org/
llvm
http://releases.llvm.org/
NodeSelector
https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/configuration/assign-pod-node/
Pod
Pods
https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/workloads/pods/pod/
Policy
A Cilium policy consists of a list of rules. The security policy can be specified in The Kubernetes NetworkPolicy format or The Cilium policy language.
RBAC
https://kubernetes.io/docs/admin/authorization/rbac/
Slack channel
Public community slack channel for everyone to ask questions https://cilium.herokuapp.com
ThirdPartyResource
https://kubernetes.io/docs/tasks/access-kubernetes-api/extend-api-third-party-resource/
Volumes
https://kubernetes.io/docs/tasks/configure-pod-container/configure-volume-storage/
VXLAN
https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7348