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.

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