Unsupported Native Kubernetes Features

Last updated: 2020-05-06 11:14:47


    Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) does not contain any cluster nodes, and therefore does not support some native Kubernetes features that depend on nodes, kubelet, and kube-proxy.

    Unsupported Native Kubernetes Features

    Kubernetes versions

    EKS does not support Kubernetes version 1.12 and earlier.


    You cannot add or manage physical nodes through EKS.


    • You cannot deploy workloads of the DaemonSet type through EKS.
    • You cannot use hostPath volumes through EKS.


    You cannot deploy services of the NodePort type through EKS.


    You cannot use Linux filesystem events with inotify, which is a feature of emptyDir volumes.

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