Isovalent Enterprise for Cilium: Multicast

Multicast support in Kubernetes has finally come to Cilium!

In this lab, you will discover how to set it up, take advantage of it, and observe multicast traffic in Kubernetes, using Cilium and Tetragon in Isovalent Enterprise.

DifficultyIntermediate
VersionEnterprise
TopicsNetworking
ProjectCilium

Main steps in the lab

01✨ Enable Multicast

Enable Multicast Support in Cilium

02🔧 Set up Multicast Groups

Use the IsovalentMulticastGroup CRD to configure Multicast groups in Kubernetes

03⇆ Multicast Communication

Make pods communicate over Multicast channels

04đź”­ Observe Multicast Traffic

Use Tetragon and Grafana to observe UDP and Multicast traffic in the cluster