Spring Cloud Kubernetes ConfigWatcher

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  • Event :: Which is the default mode where it Watches for the changes on the Configmap or secrets by using the WebSockets of Kubernetes API. Any Event produces a re-check on the configuration and on detecting the change reload is triggered. This is where the Role setup comes to rescue where a view role set on the service account was required in order to listen for the config map changes.
  • Polling :: You have the option to set the polling period that periodically recreates the configuration from config map and secrets to see if it has changed.
  • Using HTTP where application needs to be exposed with /refresh actuator endpoint and should be accessible from within the cluster.
  • Using Spring Cloud Bus with the help of message broker running inside the cluster.



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Amit Kumar

Amit Kumar

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