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Upgrade AKS node pool version#

Reliability · Azure Kubernetes Service · Rule · 2020_06

AKS node pools should match Kubernetes control plane version.


AKS supports multiple node pools. In a multi-node pool configuration, it is possible that the control plane and node pools could be running a different version of Kubernetes.

Different versions of Kubernetes between the control plane and node pools is intended as a short term option to allow rolling upgrades. For general operation, the control plane and node pool Kubernetes versions should match.


Consider upgrading node pools to match AKS control plan version.

Last update: 2022-12-03