Viewing Persistent Dashboard for K8s events in Grafana

Facets Control Plane enables users to view Kubernetes Events in the Grafana Dashboard and filter them on the basis of namespace, kind, and name of the object.

The primary use case for this dashboard is to allow users to view the health of an application running inside a Kubernetes cluster directly from the Control Plane.

Prerequisites

  1. A deployed environment. This environment can be with any Cloud Provider, it should have an application running in a Kubernetes cluster.
  2. The user must have been granted access to view the Grafana dashboard of this environment.

View Persistent Dashboard in Grafana from your Control Plane

  1. Login to your Control Plane.
  2. Select a Blueprint.
Select a Blueprint (Click on the image to expand)Select a Blueprint (Click on the image to expand)

Select a Blueprint (Click on the image to expand)

  1. Select the Environment in your defined Blueprint where you want to view the persistent dashboard.
Select an Environment (Click on the image to expand)Select an Environment (Click on the image to expand)

Select an Environment (Click on the image to expand)

  1. Click on the Tools button in the sidebar and go to the Grafana tab.
Grafana tab in Tools (Click on the image to expand)Grafana tab in Tools (Click on the image to expand)

Grafana tab in Tools (Click on the image to expand)

  1. Click on the Home button on the Top Left corner to open the search menu.
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Home button in Grafana (Click on the image to expand)

  1. Search for Kubernetes Events dashboard in the search menu and open the same.
Kubernetes Events dashboard (Click on the image to expand)Kubernetes Events dashboard (Click on the image to expand)

Kubernetes Events dashboard (Click on the image to expand)

  1. Choose the appropriate values for ObjectKind, ObjectName, ObjectNamespace fields.
ObjectKind, ObjectName, and ObjectNamespace fields (Click on the image to expand)ObjectKind, ObjectName, and ObjectNamespace fields (Click on the image to expand)

ObjectKind, ObjectName, and ObjectNamespace fields (Click on the image to expand)

  1. You can now view the Events in a tabular format.
Kubernetes Events dashboard (Click on the image to expand)Kubernetes Events dashboard (Click on the image to expand)

Kubernetes Events dashboard (Click on the image to expand)


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