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Prometheus and grafana setup in aks [closed]

After installing,configuring prometheus and grafana (used helm) in aks. I verified by kubectl get all -n namespace.I found all relevant resources were up. Tried to access prometheus dashboard via ...
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configure alert manager notification to my ring central (glip) app using incoming web-hook

I'm recently implemented the monitoring services using Prometheus and Alert-manager, All are working fine I'm getting notifications if my instance down or high memory usage all are configured in the ...
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Enable ingress-nginx Prometheus monitoring without Helm

A few weeks ago, I installed ingress-nginx in my Kubernetes cluster. Now, I realize that was a mistake because that did not come with Prometheus monitoring enabled automatically, and even worse, it ...
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Unable to fetch metrics from custom metrics API: Internal error occurred

I am running a local Kubernetes cluster with Minikube on a Windows machine using --driver=hyperv. I am trying to set up an HPA (HorizontalPodAutoscaler) based on Pods custom metrics. Using Helm, I ...
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Getting error while trying to communicate with apiserver in kube-state-metrics pod

I am getting error: # kubectl logs kube-state-metrics-fdc49658-g98sl -n monitoring I0523 11:30:25.206556 1 main.go:86] Using default collectors I0523 11:30:25.206766 1 main.go:98] Using ...
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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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How to filter label_values in Loki?

I want to create a query variable in grafana using Loki that returns all the possible label values of the label baz such that they only include label values that exist where the label foo equals "...
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Node-centric network metrics are very different from the sum of metrics of the Pods running on that node

Context I am trying to chart the network bandwidth usage of a node in 2 different manners: By looking at global metrics for that node By summing up the corresponding metric for each Pod To achieve ...
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micrometer exposing actuator metrics vs kube-state-metrics vs metrics-server to set pod request/limits

micrometer exposing actuator metrics to set request/limit to pods in K8svs metrics-server vs kube-state-metrics -> K8s Mixin from kube-promethteus-stack Grafana dashboad It's really blurry and ...
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Is it possible/fine to run Prometheus, Loki, Grafana outside of Kubernetes?

In some project there are scaling and orchestration implemented using technologies of a local cloud provider, with no Docker & Kubernetes. But the project has poor logging and monitoring, I'd like ...
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Grafana Status Panel Plugin - genereate status box for each entry from a Prometheus querry

I am trying to create a dashboad out of process_uptime_seconds{namespace="$namespace"} querry from Spring Actuator. and Prometheus as datasource I am trying to build a single stat box menus ...
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Grafana K8s microservices availability dashboard based on actuator uptime

I need to create a dashboard that is using micrometer prometheus spring actuator endpoint to show all services for a given namespaces in green boxes or red boxes depending on status, the boxes should ...
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Spring boot prometheus - difference between system_cpu_usage and process_cpu_usage

Spring boot reports two statistics when Prometheus in place. # HELP system_cpu_usage The "recent cpu usage" for the whole system # TYPE system_cpu_usage gauge system_cpu_usage 0....
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How to append namespace before metric name in prometheus?

I have static config in prometheus.yml - job_name: 'myjob' static_configs: - targets: ['monitoring.api.endpoint.net'] And I recieve various metrics for example cpu_usage, disk_write_ops, ...
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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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Prometheus Alertamanger - how to silence all alerts for a given period during a maintenance?

A work scenario that I can't cover currently is that I want to set a maintenance mode, meaning all alerts received from Prometheus to be ignored, I want to be able to set it through the UI for a given ...
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Initial Configuration: Grafana and Prometheus inside docker and then AWS

I'm a bit of a newbie with this, but I haven't been able to find an explanation. Here's my issue. I'm trying to get Prometheus and Grafana configured on an AWS Fargate instance. I'm testing inside a ...
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K8s to Prometheus apiserver_client_certificate_expiration_seconds_count metric, why does it count more seconds than 86400 for a single day?

In the 2 pictures below I am comparing the metric from K8s apiserver_client_certificate_expiration_seconds_count{job="apiserver"} for my 3 master nodes on K8s 1.14.3. A single day should have 86400 ...
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Reuse Alertmanger Slack Integration into Jiralert template

What kind of changes need to be made to a slack template in order to reuse into Jiralert one? Can I utilize the whole body as it is, can somebody post an example of a working resuse, even for the ...
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Disable creation of labels in Jira?

Following the base instructions I can't create new Jira item through API request due to failing because of trying to create labels. Even if I am using add_group_labels: false it tries to create label ...
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Back-filling prometheus (and related system) metrics?

Projects like Thanos, which are based on prometheus storage formats, seem to say that it is impossible to back-fill data in a prometheus based system. Can anyone explain why and if there are any ...
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Thanos or Cortex - What handles very large scale (say, hundreds of millions of time series) better?

We're looking at a new metrics solution and are attempting to build it in house. So, my question is: What can scale more effectively / with less pain; Thanos or Cortex? I understand the general ...
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Pometheus-operator - modify Grafana mixin dashboard

Whenever I try to edit the provisioned dashboards I get an error stating that the provisioned dashboard can't be edited. I saw that there is an option to allow changes from the UI, but my questions is ...
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Prometheus - join series based on the key part of a label

In 1.16 k8s deprecated the label kubernetes.io/role: worker I had previously been using as a filter to target graphs to specific node role using this in my grafana variables declaration label_values(...
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Prometheus-operator - detection of expiring certs failing

I had a situation yesterday where my K8S master api cert has expired and I had Prometheus-operator active in the past weeks, but neither the 24 hours, neither the 7 days alert has triggered. I went to ...
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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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What is Unit testing in the context of YML configuration Alerting rules?

I read a very short blog posting about Unit testing alerts with Prometheus Can you explain me why I need unit testing for *.yml? What is the benefit of unit testing for configuration files? I not ...
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Using Prometheus to monitor Spring Boot Applications in Kubernetes Cluster

I have spring boot powered microservices deployed in my local kubernetes cluster. The microservices are using micrometer and prometheus registry but due to our company policy the actuator is available ...
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Grafana sometimes can't resolve prometheus hostname [closed]

Scenario I deploy grafana and prometheus onto EKS cluster (AWS K8s service). If I use prometheus service's fqdn (prometheus-server.monitoring.svc.cluster.local) as the data source, grafana sometimes ...
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Replace/Consume Istio's Prometheus/Grafana by existing Prometheus-operator

I have multiple K8S clusters that have Prometheus-operator Helm chart installed in monitoring namespace. Each operator consists of Prometheus/Alertmanager/Grafana. Aside from it I have Istio Helm ...
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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 calculate disk space required by Prometheus v2.2?

We are trying to calculate the storage requirements but is unable to find the values needed to do the calculation for our version of Prometheus (v2.2). Prometheus(v2.2) storage documentation gives ...
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Expose metrics for Kotlin using JMX_Exporter to prometheus

I am trying to use JMX_Exporter for my kotlin code to expose metrics to prometheus in order to show it in Grafana. I have gone through many articles and tried to understand how could it be done. I ...
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How to calculate burn rate for SLOs?

I've read the Google SRE book a few times but I need some clarifications on exactly how to set up the burn rate and understanding how long it'll take to trigger an alert. Most of my questions are ...
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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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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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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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Which libraries generate observability metrics for applications in the cluster to prometheus?

I recently read "Cloud Native DevOps with Kubernetes" by O'reily and it mentions the RED and USE metrics which are a good starting point for gaining better observability into the system, however I'm ...
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Keeping graphs of terminated Kubernetes pods in Prometheus/Grafana

I love using Prometheus/Grafana to monitor and tune resource usage on my Kubernetes clusters. When pods are terminated, however, the graphs are disposed of it seems. I am looking for a solution to ...
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Does Prometheus expose the Horizontal Pod Autoscaler's “Current CPU Utilization” as shown in the Kubernetes dashboard?

In the Kubernetes dashboard, I can see for a HPA the following information: Min Replicas: 3 Max Replicas: 11 Target CPU Utilization: 80% Status Current Replicas: 3 Desired Replicas: 3 Current CPU ...
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How do I set up a Prometheus rule to routinely scrape an HTTP endpoint? [closed]

I'm getting started with Prometheus (Prometheus Operator), and I'm looking at adding it to an existing cluster, where each container has a /healthcheck endpoint, that is going to either return true, ...
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Jenkins plugin recomendation

My company wants to visualize the % of failed/successful deployments of jenkins jobs. And the way jenkins is arranged complicates the task, each team or project is a folder name and inside the ...
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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 get hostname from node-exporter in Docker Swarm?

I have setup my monitoring with the cadvisor, node-exporter, prometheus, grafana stack in my clustered environment using docker swarm. What is the easiest way to get my actual hostnames picked up by ...
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What is a good storage for storing performance results and visualizing in grafana

Intro I am a tester and need to analyze the results of automated tests (response times and etc.) Current situation 1) I run performance tests using locust.io 2) During test execution, response ...
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Local Prometheus and Grafana Installations to Monitor a Kubernetes Cluster

We want to start our monitoring off the cluster on a local server. Is this practical and will it be feasible and reasonable to hook local Prometheus and Grafana installations into a Kubernetes ...
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How to find interdependencies between pods in a Kubernetes cluster?

Two Pods run in a Kubernetes cluster. One is a simple Wordpress application and the other a Mysql database. The Wordpress Pod communicates with the Mysql database. The aim is to find dependencies ...
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How do I troubleshoot missing data in my Prometheus database?

I have been gradually integrating Prometheus into my monitoring workflows, in order to gather detailed metrics about running infrastructure. During this, I have noticed that I often run into a ...