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Gathering and reviewing metrics derived from the state of Kubernetes resources can help you understand performance and possible bottlenecks.
Why use the Kubernetes Inventory Telegraf Plugin
The Kubernetes Inventory Telegraf Plugin generates metrics derived from the state of your Kubernetes resources. These metrics will help you to manage your resources so you can understand which machines are related to which teams.
How to use the Kubernetes Inventory Telegraf Plugin
To use the Kubernetes Inventory Telegraf Plugin, customize the configuration to suit your monitoring needs:
- The URL for the Kubernetes API
- Namespace to use
- Bearer token for authorization
- Response timeout
- Optional resources to exclude from metric collection
- Optional TLS configuration
If you are using RBAC, you will need to create a cluster role to list
"nodes". You will also need to make an aggregated ClusterRole that will eventually be bound to a user or group.
You can also use this plugin to monitor K3S server instances by using the auto-generated administration token. This is less secure than using the more restrictive dedicated Telegraf user but more convenient to set up.