Create a Kubernetes Configuration Rule

You can create a Kubernetes configuration rule in the F5 Distributed Cloud App Infrastructure Protection (AIP) Rules tab.

  1. Navigate to the Rules tab and select a ruleset from the list.
  2. Click the + New Rule button.



    You can create a rule in any ruleset to suit your organization's needs. In this example, the new rule is added to the Base Rule Set.

  3. The Add Host Rule dialog displays.


  4. Select Kubernetes Config Rule from the list and click Next: Details to proceed.


  5. The Add Kubernetes Configuration Rule dialog displays. You will be able to specify the rule details.
    1. Severity of alerts: There are three levels of behaviors to indicate the severity of an alert.
      • Severity 1 alerts are the highest elevation of behaviors.
      • Severity 2 alerts are the second highest elevation of behaviors.
      • Severity 3 alerts are the third highest elevation of behaviors.
    2. Rule Name (Required): Indicates the name of the ruleset.
    3. Alert Title (Required): Indicates the name and substitutions (dynamic content) which add context to the alert.
    4. Alert Description: Indicates a brief summary of the alert.
    5. Aggregate Fields: Helps define the uniqueness of an alert. See Rule Aggregation for additional information about aggregate options.
    6. Trigger an alert if an event matching this rule occurs at least: Indicates the frequency for generating an alert. You can specify how often to display an alert within a certain time frame.For additional information, see Life Cycle of an Alert.


  6. After making your selection, click Next: Filter.


  7. The Kubernetes Configuration Rule Filter pane displays.


  8. After specifying a rule filter, click Create Rule.


  9. The rule is created and is displayed on the Rules page.


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