1.5.5 Ensure that the --peer-client-cert-auth argument is set to true


etcd should be configured for peer authentication.


etcd is a highly-available key value store used by Kubernetes deployments for persistent storage of all of its REST API objects. These objects are sensitive in nature and should be accessible only by authenticated etcd peers in the etcd cluster.

NOTE: Nessus has provided the target output to assist in reviewing the benchmark to ensure target compliance.


Edit the etcd pod specification file '/etc/kubernetes/manifests/etcd.yaml' on the master node and set the below parameter.


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