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Blog Posts by Contour Team

Routing Traffic to Applications in Kubernetes with Contour

Routing Traffic to Applications in Kubernetes with Contour

One of the most critical needs in running workloads at scale with Kubernetes is efficient and smooth traffic ingress management at the Layer 7 level.

Kind-ly running Contour

Kind-ly running Contour

This blog post demonstrates how to install kind, create a cluster, deploy Contour, and then deploy a sample application, all locally on your machine.

Secure xDS Server Communication with Contour v0.14

Secure xDS Server Communication with Contour v0.14

This blog post covers key features of the Contour v0.14.0 release including securing xDS communication with Envoy.

Leader Election and Configuration Files with Contour v0.15

Leader Election and Configuration Files with Contour v0.15

This blog post covers key features of the Contour v0.15 release including leader election and the Contour configuration file.

New GitHub Organization, Who Dis?

New GitHub Organization, Who Dis?

Contour has moved to a new GitHub organization

HTTPProxy in Action

HTTPProxy in Action

This blog post covers a practical demonstration of how HTTPProxy works.

Contour 1.0.0-rc.2 has been released

Contour 1.0.0-rc.2 has been released

Contour 1.0 is just around the corner.

Header and Host Rewrite with Contour 1.1

Header and Host Rewrite with Contour 1.1

Our latest release, Contour 1.1, now includes request and response header manipulation as well as host rewriting to external domains.

Hot-Reload Certificates and Safely Rollout Envoy with Contour 1.2

Hot-Reload Certificates and Safely Rollout Envoy with Contour 1.2

Contour 1.2 includes support for certificate rotation for xDS gRPC interface between Contour and Envoy. Additionally, Contour 1.2 assists in Envoy rollouts in your cluster to minimize the number of connection errors.

Client Certificate Authentication and Ingress improvements in Contour 1.4

Client Certificate Authentication and Ingress improvements in Contour 1.4

Contour 1.4 adds support for client certificate authentication to HTTPProxy objects. Additionally, some Ingress behaviors are fixed - Ingress addresses are now recorded correctly, and Contour's `--ingress-class` argument behaves more as you would expect.

Contour’s landscape, July 2020

Contour’s landscape, July 2020

Contour is now part of the CNCF, and we're taking the opportunity to reevaluate our product philosophy.

Announcing Contour v1.9.0

Announcing Contour v1.9.0

This blog post covers External Authorization and Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) Support in Contour v1.9.0.

Announcing Contour v1.10.0

Announcing Contour v1.10.0

This blog post covers xDS Resource Server conversion from v2 to v3 in Contour v1.10.0.

Announcing Contour v1.12.0

Announcing Contour v1.12.0

This blog post covers local rate limiting support in Contour 1.12.

Announcing Contour v1.13.0

Announcing Contour v1.13.0

Contour 1.13 adds Gateway API and global rate limiting support.

Join the Contour Tech Docs Working Group

Join the Contour Tech Docs Working Group

Announcing Contour Technical Documentation Working Group

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