Introduction to Istio access control
Istio claims that it helps to connect, secure, control and observe services. We’ve blogged a lot about connect, even more about observe, and also had a few articles about secure. But so far, we haven’t really touched control. This post tries to fill that gap, and discusses Istio’s access control model, or more specifically AuthorizationPolicies.
Architecture Istio Authorization can be used to enforce access control rules between workloads. It basically answers the question: who can access what, under which specific conditions?