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Static domain name resolution for Kubernetes pods

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I recently needed to setup a Kubernetes cluster without an external DNS and without Internet access. In the old days, static IPs could be mapped to FQDNs by creating entries in the hosts file, but that won’t work with Kubernetes. With Internet access, the typical solution would be to use a wildcard DNS like or Instead, the workaround is by hardcoding the mapping in the CoreDNS configuration.

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