Tag Archives: Monitoring

Running Istio on KinD – Kubernetes in Docker

In my last blog post I have shown you my local Kubernetes setup with KinD. I mentioned also Istio and today we walk through the configuration to get it running on Kubernetes in Docker. As prerequisite I recommend reading my previous blog post before you continue with this one. -> https://www.danielstechblog.io/local-kubernetes-setup-with-kind/ I made a configuration decision for KinD Read more [...]

Local Kubernetes setup with KinD

Getting started with Kubernetes these days is easy and does not require to be in the lucky position having access to a cloud provider subscription for playing around with managed Kubernetes like AKS, EKS or GKE. All you need is your local machine. But then you must choose which one of the available offerings you would like to use: minikube, Docker Desktop, MicroK8s, k3s/k3d or KinD? Today Read more [...]

Connect KinD with Azure Monitor for containers

Last year Microsoft announced the Azure Monitor for containers support for on-premises Kubernetes clusters. -> https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/azure-monitor-now-supports-monitoring-containers-on-premises-and-on-azure-stack/ As I recently switched from the Docker Desktop for Mac Kubernetes single node cluster to KinD (Kubernetes in Docker), I was curious about to try out the on-premises Read more [...]

AKS – Authentication issues real-time container logging solution

UPDATE 15.08.2019: The issue described here in my blog post has been resolved in the Azure docs with the following pull request. -> https://github.com/MicrosoftDocs/azure-docs/pull/37045 Back in June Microsoft announced an URL change affecting the Azure Monitor for containers real-time container logging solution. -> https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/azure-monitor-for-containers-updates-to-live-data-settings/ -> Read more [...]

Tweaking data collection for Azure Monitor for containers

Recently Microsoft introduced silently some configurations options for the Azure Monitor for containers solution. As you might know the Azure Monitor for containers solution collects stdout, stderr and environment variables from AKS and AKS-engine clusters except from containers running in the kube-system namespace. If you want to use the new feature the minimum agent version that is required Read more [...]

View AKS kubelet logs via serial console for Azure VMs

As you may now you can view the kubelet logs from an AKS node for troubleshooting purposes. The guidance provided in the Microsoft documentation lets spin you up a container in the AKS cluster which you then use to jump on the node via an SSH connection. -> https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/aks/ssh -> https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/aks/kubelet-logs Another way you can use Read more [...]

Sending logs from the Azure Kubernetes Service master endpoint to Log Analytics

Azure provides native monitoring capabilities for an Azure Kubernetes Service cluster based on Azure Monitor, Azure Log Analytics and the Container Insights solution. -> https://www.danielstechblog.io/monitor-azure-kubernetes-service-with-azure-monitor-container-health/ But this covers only the part for the agent nodes and the containers that are running on them. If you want to have the logs Read more [...]

Monitor Azure Kubernetes Service with Azure Monitor container health

On Monday at Build Microsoft has announced a new monitoring solution Azure Monitor container health for AKS. -> https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/kubernetes-on-azure/ Azure Monitor container health is based on Azure Monitor, Azure Log Analytics and the Container Insights solution, and is integrated into the Azure portal experience. As you may know there is also the container monitoring Read more [...]

Container and Kubernetes highlights announced at Microsoft Build – Day 1

Today Microsoft has announced a ton of highlights, news and features all around the container and Kubernetes ecosystem on Azure. Let us get started with Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). Yes, you are reading it right AKS is now officially part of the Kubernetes Conformance Program. News around AKS in short: DevOps Project support for AKS New Azure Portal experience for AKS Custom VNET with Read more [...]

Configuring and deploying the container monitoring solution for AKS – Managed Kubernetes on Azure

Running an AKS cluster or containers on Azure does not eliminate the need to monitor your workloads. Looking at Azure it is simple to configure and deploy a monitoring solution for AKS. All what you require to do so are the following Azure components. First, you need an Azure Log Analytics workspace and second, the container monitoring solution for Log Analytics. Log Analytics comes with a free Read more [...]