A Nodeopen in new window is a worker machine in Kubernetes. A node may be a VM or physical machine, depending on the cluster. Each node has the services necessary to run Pods and is managed by the master components.

Listing Nodes

The nodes of the cluster are listed on the nodes section:

Nodes: Visualizing a minikube cluster

Details of a Node

Clicking on a Node a detailed view of the Node appears:

Node Details: Minikube

Cordoning a Node

A Node can be (un)cordoned using the Cordon button. Once the node is cordoned the Ready state of the Node is set to false.

Node Details: Cordoned Minikube


Make sure to uncordon the Node before continuing. A Cordoned node doesn't accept new Pod requests.