Option to assign public IPv4 addresses to AKS nodes
Please add support to automatically allocate (and associate) public IPv4 addresses with each AKS worker node. Currently the only way to do this is to manually add an Public Ipv4 address to the primary NIC (when using Advanced Networking).
The need is that our application (a UDP based streaming platform) needs direct Internet addressability in order to be able to stream using custom protocols. This needs to be done in combination with Advanced Networking to get good performance.
Anders Zommarin commented
I should add that not having AKS to maintain the public IPv4 addresses makes it hard to perform scaling. This as unused IP addresses needs to be deleted and new VMs needs to have new public IP addresses assigned to them. Combined with the cluster autoscaler, it does not work out well.