It is a small service that runs in each Kubernetes cluster, and listens to the Kubernetes API via webhooks. For each pod creation, the injector gets a (mutating admission) webhook, asking whether or not to allow the pod launch, and if allowed, what changes we would like to make to it.
k8s-sidecar-injector is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.
k8s-sidecar-injector is an open source tool with 112 Github Stars and 12 Github Forks. Here’s a link to k8s-sidecar-injector's open source repository on Github
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