kind - v0.22.0

This release is a quick follow-up to v0.21.0 with bug fixes including not overriding the host's binfmt_misc (a regression in v0.20.0, see:

Breaking Changes

  • The default node image is now Kubernetes 1.29.2: kindest/node:v1.29.2@sha256:51a1434a5397193442f0be2a297b488b6c919ce8a3931be0ce822606ea5ca245

If you haven't already, please see also v0.21.0 release notes given the short time between releases.

New Features

  • Remove exclude-from-external-load-balancers from single node clusters
  • Support for building node images on hosts with proxies

Images pre-built for this release:
- v1.29.2: kindest/node:v1.29.2@sha256:51a1434a5397193442f0be2a297b488b6c919ce8a3931be0ce822606ea5ca245
- v1.29.1: kindest/node:v1.29.1@sha256:0c06baa545c3bb3fbd4828eb49b8b805f6788e18ce67bff34706ffa91866558b
- v1.28.7: kindest/node:v1.28.7@sha256:9bc6c451a289cf96ad0bbaf33d416901de6fd632415b076ab05f5fa7e4f65c58
- v1.28.6: kindest/node:v1.28.6@sha256:e9e59d321795595d0eed0de48ef9fbda50388dc8bd4a9b23fb9bd869f370ec7e
- v1.27.11: kindest/node:v1.27.11@sha256:681253009e68069b8e01aad36a1e0fa8cf18bb0ab3e5c4069b2e65cafdd70843
- v1.27.10: kindest/node:v1.27.10@sha256:e6b2f72f22a4de7b957cd5541e519a8bef3bae7261dd30c6df34cd9bdd3f8476
- v1.26.14: kindest/node:v1.26.14@sha256:5d548739ddef37b9318c70cb977f57bf3e5015e4552be4e27e57280a8cbb8e4f
- v1.26.13: kindest/node:v1.26.13@sha256:8cb4239d64ff897e0c21ad19fe1d68c3422d4f3c1c1a734b7ab9ccc76c549605
- v1.25.16: kindest/node:v1.25.16@sha256:e8b50f8e06b44bb65a93678a65a26248fae585b3d3c2a669e5ca6c90c69dc519
- v1.24.17: kindest/node:v1.24.17@sha256:bad10f9b98d54586cba05a7eaa1b61c6b90bfc4ee174fdc43a7b75ca75c95e51
- v1.23.17: kindest/node:v1.23.17@sha256:14d0a9a892b943866d7e6be119a06871291c517d279aedb816a4b4bc0ec0a5b3

NOTE: You must use the @sha256 digest to guarantee an image built for this release, until such a time as we switch to a different tagging scheme. Even then we will highly encourage digest pinning for security and reproducibility reasons.

See also:

NOTE: These node images support amd64 and arm64, both of our supported platforms. You must use the same platform as your host, for more context see


  • binfmt_misc no longer set by node images (regression in v0.20.0)
  • fix runc hooks when non-root / usernamespaces
  • Support multiple random extraPortMappings
  • Docs fixes for contour and WSL2


Thank you to everyone who contributed to this release! ❤️

Users whose commits are in this release (alphabetically by user name)

  • @BenTheElder
  • @dependabot[bot]
  • @dgl
  • @howardjohn
  • @k8s-ci-robot
  • @r-suke
  • @skriss
  • @wouterh-dev
  • @Zumium

Thank you as well to everyone else not listed here who contributed in other ways like filing issues, giving feedback, testing fixes, and helping users in slack!


Feb. 14, 2024, 11:30 p.m.
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