Guard

Guard by AppsCode is a Kubernetes Webhook Authentication server. Using guard, you can log into your Kubernetes cluster using your Github or Google authentication token. Guard also sets authenticated user’s groups to his Github teams or Google groups. This allows cluster administrator to setup RBAC rules based on membership in Github teams or Google groups.

From here you can learn all about Guard’s architecture and how to deploy and use Guard.

  • Concepts. Concepts explain some significant aspect of Guard. This is where you can learn about what Guard does and how it does it.

  • Setup. Setup contains instructions for installing the Guard in various cloud providers.

  • Guides. Guides show you how to perform tasks with Guard.

  • Reference. Detailed exhaustive lists of command-line Options, configuration Options, API definitions, and procedures.

We’re always looking for help improving our documentation, so please don’t hesitate to file an issue if you see some problem. Or better yet, submit your own contributions to help make our docs better.


Guard binaries collects anonymous usage statistics to help us learn how the software is being used and how we can improve it. To disable stats collection, run the operator with the flag --analytics=false.


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