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Restricting one module for one tf file

So I have file called main.tf in which I am calling the existing module for iam_role, but in same main.tf I have called one more module for service_role but I want to restrict that service_role module ...
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Monitoring Kubernetes CronJob & Job in Grafana for today day only

I'm trying to create a Dashboard in Grafana that will show the status of Cronjob & Job success & fail. Currently i'm using kube_job_status_succeeded to get a status job, but the issue here ...
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How to breakout Redshift query duration by each individual query in DataDog?

I am currently working on building a monitoring and alerting system for our infrastructure in DataDog. I made a time series widget showing query duration (aws.redshift.query_duration) filtered to the ...
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What means "Reconciliation" from Argo CD

I m looking a metric in Grafana from a official Dashboard from Argo CD, the panel its named "Reconciliation Activity" and use the following metric: argocd_app_reconcile_count I look for a ...
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How do I monitor response times with sprint actuator metrics and Telegraf?

We are using micrometer with the statsd flavor in our Spring Boot applications to send metrics to Telegraf for visualization in the Grafana dashboard. However, I notice that the most valuable metrics ...
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How to monitor ELK using metricbeat on kubernetes (v8 compatible and simple solution)

For probably more than a year there's been a deprecation warning on xpack monitoring in elasticsearch, logstash, kibana etc. saying the built-in monitoring is going to disappear. Since I don't like ...
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I can't get system.cpu.total.pct metrics from my metricbeats

I'm getting into ELK stack and now I can't figure out how to get and visualize in Kibana metrics of CPU load (in any form, but I suppose the best choice is system.cpu.total.pct ) from my metricbeats. ...
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What is a good strategy to reliably and automatically perform remote system tests of a web service?

In a company I work for, we have deployed many services: a major part of them are small and rather rarely used, but an outage would be a problem nonetheless. At some point I realized that manual ...
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What is the best way to monitor job status?

I would like to monitor for recent spike in failed application jobs at my company. Job statuses are stored in a MySQL table. We have on order of 50 different types of jobs, and sometimes, one of ...
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Log/Data rotation in Docker Container

My question is more on the concept or best practices to follow. I have two docker containers running InfluxDB and Grafana (monitoring applications). I have mounted external volume to each. now, the ...
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Where to install Prometheus for Kubernetes monitoring

I'm considering using Prometheus to monitor and analyze different metrics from my AWS EKS Kubernetes cluster running in Fargate, as it seems to be the standard tool during these times. However, ...
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Is there an all-in-one control center software that can be used to manage build and test execution and to visualize test results?

If there are no constraints with regards to other components used in the system at all, do you know a software that can be used as a sort of "cockpit" / control center to visualize test ...
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Pagerduty API integration and auto-resolution

It is possible to implement auto-resolution with Pagerduty API integration. When a monitoring system detects an issue based on some metric and a threshold, it would create a Pagerduty incident through ...
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Simple service to check infrastructure status

I have a very simple setup here (solo IT guy): we have a on-prem server which runs some services. They should produce e.g. a daily logfile. I'd like to get a notification if this doesn't happen for ...
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Logging & Monitoring on multiple servers

I lead a small project with 2 groups of servers (servers in a single group are clones with the same microservices, like pods in the k8s), a balance loader, and a DB. Docker & k8s aren't used ...
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Is there a way to make Prometheus to scrape only the metrics which are present in Grafana?

As a customer of Grafna Cloud, I need to minimize the number of DataSeries that are being sent (remote_write) to Grafana Cloud, to avoid being overcharged for metrics that I don't really use. This can ...
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How to deploy StatsD listening on UDP in kubernetes with external loadbalancer on AWS?

Our goal is to have StatsD deployed on k8s cluster running on AWS. Currently all existing applications using UDP to send StatsD metrics. As we understood from the kubernetes docs and tests we ...
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Monitoring K8s Pods in case of outage

K8s has self-healing builtin features, if a pod crash then it will be replaced with the new pod but its log is gone. So what is the best way to monitor K8s pods in case of outage?
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Production grade methodology for alerts

Background Our code is written with: Unit tests End to end tests Code review Staging process Deployment process On the contrary, our alerts are just written and then modified occasionally manually. ...
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What is the Prometheus and Grafana ideal setup?

I am just wondering. If I have many environments monitored via Prometheus, what will be the best configuration? The security and efficiency are already important for on-premise installations but ...
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monitor for docker stats similar to htop?

I'm in the need for this and my google leaded me to this post on SO I guess it's helpful to boost the beta for our sister site DevOps Stackexchagne here. I quote the original question docker stats ...
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SQS: What could high number of visible messages mean if messages received & deleted are normal?

I'm new to SQS. I recently noticed the ApproximateNumberOfMessagesVisible in my SQS queue started rising. What was interesting though is that there was no sudden surge in the number of messages ...
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Are there any tools to monitor custom console applications on Windows Server?

Are there any DevOps tools or known practices to monitor custom made console application on an on premises (Windows Server) environment? We developed an exe that needs to be continuously running, ...
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Gather resource usage by process in a kubernetes cluster

I am searching for a tool similar to Prometheus + Grafana that gather and record resource usage especially memory usage by process-ID or process-name. We have two components that are running ...
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How to define Service Level Objectives without historical data?

Assuming I can define Service Level Indicators for a user journey are there any structured methods for setting a Service Level Objective within that SLA without any historical data to indicate what is ...
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How to get Docker Container stats using DataDog API?

I have a running DataDog-Agent on a Docker server. Is there a function in the DataDog API to get the stats of every single container, so I could print the stats to an external Webpage? Or is there ...
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How to get Memory Usage from Windows Server 2012 R2 in OpenStack

I have an Rocky OpenStack cluster, I want to monitor memory usage of instances. monitoring of Linux instances is OK but Windows Server instances do not provide any data for memory usage. I've ...
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What is alert fatigue?

Recently, we hear the term "alert fatigue" a lot. I have a few questions regarding this: where did this term come from? was it invented by a company like PagerDuty? what is alert fatigue actually?
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What considerations should be taken into account for a good log file format?

We have a practical question I struggle to answer : What is a good logfile schema? Here are the caveats: There are several workloads, each writing more than one log file Applications are on more ...
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Azure monitor and deployment slots

My question is actually quite simple: if I have a webapp with a deployment slot and a monitor that checks the health of webapp in some way (connections, cpu time or the like) , if I do a swap, what is ...
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What is the advantage of using Prometheus over ingesting metrics using logs?

I want to setup monitoring on our environment. I am wondering on what are the advantages of using something like Prometheus for making metrics vs. just using something like the ELK stack for creating ...
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How to scale the control plane of a service mesh?

Scalability in the data plane is easy to achieve by simply having more replicas. The configuration the proxies receive from the control plane makes that possible . However, if the number of services (...
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Reset time vs alerting window size in alerting strategies for SLOs

In https://landing.google.com/sre/workbook/chapters/alerting-on-slos/#pros_and_cons_of_alerting_based_on_burn_r I don't understand how the reset time can be 58 min when the alerting window size is one ...
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Kubernetes metric or command to show liveness delay time (app startup time)

HTTP Kubernetes liveness and readiness checks are configured as per the documentation. The initialDelaySeconds field tells the kubelet how long it should wait before performing the first liveness / ...
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How do you monitor and alert on thrashing containers?

Are there any proposed best practices for how to monitor for thrashing containers? We're in a situation where we have containers that might try to come up and will crash -> restart a few dozen times ...
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Why is Prometheus not a good choice for data with high cardinality?

I have a background in relational databases and new to Prometheus. I wonder why Prometheus is not a good choice for high cardinality data? Why do I need to use low cardinality data? It's exact ...
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What are the levels of monitoring and their importance?

We are going through a process of change in our IT Operations Management. One of the items we are trying to improve is our monitoring of our infrastructure. So far I've been thinking of only 3 levels ...
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What Monitoring Dashboards do exist with customizable actions like handles, levers and actionable buttons? [closed]

Are there DevOps web dashboards (open-source preferably) or dashboard frameworks that allow setting up custom buttons, levers which execute custom actions from browser? Think of "Plus" button which ...
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Prometheus alert CPUThrottlingHigh raised but monitoring does not show it

I have installed Prometheus to monitor my installation and it is frequently raising alerts about CPU throttling. The Prometheus alert rules to identify this alert is : alert: CPUThrottlingHigh expr: ...
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How do you monitor status of multiple docker containers?

My home server has about 15 distinct services running, each represented by a Docker container. Depending on how the developers implemented the Dockerfile, some services have health checks, but most do ...
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Specifying branch name for jenkins job through AnyStatus

I am wondering if anyone else has integrated before a parameterized Jenkins build with AnyStatus. When removing the parameter above, I am able to run builds using the branch specified previously from ...
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Is there any way to get New Relic or PagerDuty to not alert during nightly maintenance?

Initial Problem We have some badly behaved overnight maintenance jobs that cause alerts for AppDex and error rates for our apps. These are metrics that would be problematic if they happened during ...
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How to monitor a micro-service oriented solution?

I run a micro-service oriented system, running under a private network, composed mainly of: databases (clusters) internal API's external/public API's workers (services) monitoring servers All are ...
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How fast does Prometheus data grow?

This may sound like a vague question so I will provide some context below. The basic question is : What parameters describe the growth in size of a Prometheus database over time? To tie the question ...
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How to monitor a REST call response?

My project is using customer.io to send emails in different flows. Every now and then we have a bug, and one of those calls stops and email is not sent. I want to get alerted when an email is not sent ...
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What do you tell someone new to going oncall or PagerDutyl?

[[ Based on tags and the wording this sounds like a PagerDuty-specific question, but it could apply to any tech or monitoring stack in my mind.... PagerDuty is just so dominant in SF-based jobs I've ...
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How to monitor AWS S3 cross-region replication process?

Amazon S3 has a cross-region replication which will handle copy of new/updated objects to additional region. The problem is that solution does not provide visibility on state for replication process, ...
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tools to gather variant information from thousands of servers and update into database

Recently, I use ansible to gather information periodically from thousands of servers(which already installed collectd to gather CPU, memory, disks, netowrking info) in our company. For example: I ...
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How to monitor ELK Stack Load?

We have tried Prometheus and Grafana. Currently it is not set up on our cluster and we are tight with resources. What are the best ways to monitor load on an ELK stack? Is there anything built in?
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System monitoring and reporting with Jenkins

Are there any plugins that would enable me to distribute system monitoring and reporting via Jenkins, if I provided it with data in a required format. E.g. I would like to write a simple script that ...