Application Connectivity Inbound: Kong Ingress and HashiCorp Consul

What good is a service mesh if you can’t connect to resources inside it? Ultimately, the part that matters about service mesh is enabling your applications to connect to each other with minimal friction. Ingress gateways are a clear path to enable external services and applications to communicate with resources inside the service mesh — especially in Kubernetes. To illustrate this functionality, we will demo Kong’s Ingress Controller working together with Consul’s service mesh.

This solution is built using Consul’s Ingress Gateway with Kong’s Ingress Controller within a Kubernetes environment.


Cody De Arkland

Technical Marketing, Consul