With the pods/exec permission, it is possible to remotely execute additional processes in the context of a Container in a Pod. The following example demonstrates how to do this using the OpenShift Origin client library.

$GOPATH/src/gettingstarted/main.go
package main

import (
        "fmt"
        "os"

        "golang.org/x/crypto/ssh/terminal"

        corev1 "k8s.io/api/core/v1"
        metav1 "k8s.io/apimachinery/pkg/apis/meta/v1"
        "k8s.io/apimachinery/pkg/watch"
        "k8s.io/client-go/kubernetes/scheme"
        corev1client "k8s.io/client-go/kubernetes/typed/core/v1"
        "k8s.io/client-go/tools/clientcmd"
        "k8s.io/client-go/tools/remotecommand"
)

func main() {
        // Instantiate loader for kubeconfig file.
        kubeconfig := clientcmd.NewNonInteractiveDeferredLoadingClientConfig(
                clientcmd.NewDefaultClientConfigLoadingRules(),
                &clientcmd.ConfigOverrides{},
        )

        // Determine the Namespace referenced by the current context in the
        // kubeconfig file.
        namespace, _, err := kubeconfig.Namespace()
        if err != nil {
                panic(err)
        }

        // Get a rest.Config from the kubeconfig file.  This will be passed into all
        // the client objects we create.
        restconfig, err := kubeconfig.ClientConfig()
        if err != nil {
                panic(err)
        }

        // Create a Kubernetes core/v1 client.
        coreclient, err := corev1client.NewForConfig(restconfig)
        if err != nil {
                panic(err)
        }

        // Create a busybox Pod.  By running `cat`, the Pod will sit and do nothing.
        var zero int64
        pod, err := coreclient.Pods(namespace).Create(&corev1.Pod{
                ObjectMeta: metav1.ObjectMeta{
                        Name: "busybox",
                },
                Spec: corev1.PodSpec{
                        Containers: []corev1.Container{
                                {
                                        Name:    "busybox",
                                        Image:   "busybox",
                                        Command: []string{"cat"},
                                        Stdin:   true,
                                },
                        },
                        TerminationGracePeriodSeconds: &zero,
                },
        })
        if err != nil {
                panic(err)
        }

        // Delete the Pod before we exit.
        defer coreclient.Pods(namespace).Delete(pod.Name, &metav1.DeleteOptions{})

        // Wait for the Pod to indicate Ready == True.
        watcher, err := coreclient.Pods(namespace).Watch(
                metav1.SingleObject(pod.ObjectMeta),
        )
        if err != nil {
                panic(err)
        }

        for event := range watcher.ResultChan() {
                switch event.Type {
                case watch.Modified:
                        pod = event.Object.(*corev1.Pod)

                        // If the Pod contains a status condition Ready == True, stop
                        // watching.
                        for _, cond := range pod.Status.Conditions {
                                if cond.Type == corev1.PodReady &&
                                        cond.Status == corev1.ConditionTrue {
                                        watcher.Stop()
                                }
                        }

                default:
                        panic("unexpected event type " + event.Type)
                }
        }

        // Prepare the API URL used to execute another process within the Pod.  In
        // this case, we'll run a remote shell.
        req := coreclient.RESTClient().
                Post().
                Namespace(pod.Namespace).
                Resource("pods").
                Name(pod.Name).
                SubResource("exec").
                VersionedParams(&corev1.PodExecOptions{
                        Container: pod.Spec.Containers[0].Name,
                        Command:   []string{"/bin/sh"},
                        Stdin:     true,
                        Stdout:    true,
                        Stderr:    true,
                        TTY:       true,
                }, scheme.ParameterCodec)

        exec, err := remotecommand.NewSPDYExecutor(restconfig, "POST", req.URL())
        if err != nil {
                panic(err)
        }

        // Put the terminal into raw mode to prevent it echoing characters twice.
        oldState, err := terminal.MakeRaw(0)
        if err != nil {
                panic(err)
        }
        defer terminal.Restore(0, oldState)

        // Connect this process' std{in,out,err} to the remote shell process.
        err = exec.Stream(remotecommand.StreamOptions{
                Stdin:  os.Stdin,
                Stdout: os.Stdout,
                Stderr: os.Stderr,
                Tty:    true,
        })
        if err != nil {
                panic(err)
        }

        fmt.Println()
}