In this tutorial, we will show you how to setup Kubernetes’ external load balancer feature using OpenStack LBaaS v2. If you expose a service type: “LoadBalancer” in Kubernetes, a load balancer will be created automatically. This way pods and services are accessible to external networks. Introduction A Kubernetes cluster, consisting of masters and minions, is connected to a private network, which is connected via a router to the internet. This way all the nodes can access each other and the internet.