Azure Kubernetes Services Governance with Azure Policy

DevOps Engineer
Solution Architect
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Azure Policy

To improve operational governance of your Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster, you can apply and enforce built-in policies on your cluster using Azure Policy. Learn how to govern your AKS clusters using Azure Policy for Kubernetes.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you'll be able to:

  • Deploy the Azure Policy and Azure Monitor add-on for Azure Kubernetes Service
  • Use Azure Policy to enforce rules and manage compliance state of your Azure Kubernetes Service cluster
  • Monitor cluster compliance status using Azure Policy
  • Run queries to see runtime operation of policies in AKS clusters


  • A basic understanding of Azure Kubernetes Service concepts such as Kubernetes API, clusters and pods
  • Access to an Azure subscription
  • Knowledge of how to deploy a running instance of an AKS cluster