tl;dr: overview on required reboots of your worker nodes, scheduling restarts automatically and getting dashboards and notifications

As mentioned in the official documentation your AKS worker nodes will be receiving automatic unattended upgrades as configured in /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/50unattended-upgrades on each worker node.

Most of them will be installed automatically and can be applied without interruption — but some these updates require you to reboot the node to complete…

Dennis Zielke

Global Blackbelt for cloud native applications at Microsoft, public speaker, community contributor. Opinions are mine - bring your own.

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