Linkerd’s server authorization policy allows you to control which types of traffic are allowed to meshed pods. For example, you can restrict communication to a particular service to only come from certain other services; or you can enforce that mTLS must be used on a certain port; and so on.
Jason Morgan, Tech Evangelist @ https://buoyant.io/, will review LinkerD authorization policies for us.
Jason Morgan is Technical Evangelist for Linkerd at Buoyant and co-chair of the CNCF Business Value Subcommittee. Passionate about helping others on their cloud native journey, Jason educates engineers on Linkerd, the original service mesh. You might have encountered his articles in The New Stack, where he breaks complex technology concepts down for a broader audience. Before joining Bouyant, Jas…