Alibaba Cloud Container Service allows you to log on to clusters by using SSH key pairs, which guarantees the security of SSH remote access.

Background information


  1. Log on to the Container Service console.
  2. Under Kubernetes, click Clusters in the left-side navigation pane.
  3. Click Create Kubernetes Cluster in the upper-right corner.

  4. Select Key Pair in the Login field. Complete the other configurations. For more information, see ~~53752~~#CS_user_guide_kubernetes. Then, click Create.
    1. If you have created key pairs in the Elastic Compute Service (ECS) console, select a key pair from the Key Pair Name drop-down list.
    2. If you have no key pair, click Create a new key pair to create one in the ECS console. For more information, see Create an SSH key pair.

  5. After the cluster is created, click Manage at the right of the cluster on the Cluster List page. View the Master node SSH IP address under Connection Information.
  6. Download the .pem private key file. Complete the configurations based on your local operating system environment, such as Windows or Linux. For more information, see Connect to a Linux instance by using an SSH key pair. Take Linux as an example.
    1. Find the path where your downloaded .pem private key file is stored on your local machine. For example, /root/xxx.pem.
    2. Run the following command to modify the attributes of the private key file: chmod 400 [path where the .pem private key file is stored on the local machine]. For example, chmod 400 /root/xxx.pem.
    3. Run the following command to connect to the cluster: `ssh -i [path where the .pem private key file is stored on the local machine] root@[master-public-ip]. Wherein, master-public-ip is the master node SSH IP address. For example, ssh -i /root/xxx.pem root@