An edge node pool manages a group of nodes in a cluster, including the labels and taints of the nodes. This topic describes how to create an edge node pool in the Container Service for Kubernetes (ACK) console.



  1. Log on to the ACK console and click Clusters in the left-side navigation pane.
  2. On the Clusters page, click the name of a cluster and choose Nodes > Node Pools in the left-side navigation pane.
  3. On the Node Pools page, click Create Edge Node Pool (Beta) in the upper-right corner of the page.
  4. In the Create Edge Node Pool (Beta) dialog box, set the parameters and click Submit.
    Parameter Description
    Name The name of the edge node pool.
    Containerd Runtime The supported containerd runtime are Docker, Containerd, and Sandboxed-Container. For more information about containerd, see Comparison of Docker, containerd, and Sandboxed-Container.
    Coordination Network between Cloud and Edge You can select Basic or Enhanced. For more information, see Create an enhanced edge node pool.
    Maximum Nodes The maximum number of nodes that can be added to the edge node pool.
    Node Label You can add labels to the nodes in the edge node pool.
    Taints You can add taints to the nodes in the edge node pool.
    After the edge node pool is created, you can view information about the created node pool in the node pool list.