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Kepler Operator on Kind

Requirements

Before you start make sure you have:

  • kubectl installed
  • kind installed
  • Clone the kepler-operator repository

Note: Your controller will automatically use the current context in your kubeconfig file (i.e. whatever cluster kubectl cluster-info shows).

  • Sign in as kubeadmin or a user with cluster-admin role

Run a kind cluster locally

cd kepler-operator
make cluster-up

Run kepler-operator

  • You can use the image from quay.io to deploy kepler-operator.
make deploy OPERATOR_IMG=quay.io/sustainable_computing_io/kepler-operator:[VERSION]
kubectl apply -k config/samples/
  • Alternatively, if you like to setup cluster, build and use your own images
make fresh

The above will create a kind cluster build and push operator and bundle images to local registry.

Set up Grafana Dashboard

Using GRAFANA_ENABLE=true and PROMETHEUS_ENABLE=true when running make cluster-up configures the kube-prometheus monitoring stack in the namespace monitoring. To access the Grafana Console locally on the browser port-forward on 3000 using the following command:

kubectl port-forward svc/grafana 3000:3000 -n monitoring

Note: Grafana Console can be accessed on http://localhost:3000

Service Monitor

For kube-prometheus to scrape kepler-exporter service endpoint you need to configure a service monitor.

Note: By default kube-prometheus does not let you scrape services deployed in namespaces other than monitoring. So if you are running Kepler outside monitoring follow this to set up Prometheus to scrape all namespaces.

kubectl apply -n monitoring -f - << EOF
apiVersion: monitoring.coreos.com/v1
kind: ServiceMonitor
metadata:
  labels:
    app.kubernetes.io/component: exporter
    app.kubernetes.io/name: kepler-exporter
    sustainable-computing.io/app: kepler
  name: monitor-kepler-exporter
spec:
  endpoints:
  - interval: 3s
    port: http
    relabelings:
    - action: replace
      regex: (.*)
      replacement: $1
      sourceLabels:
      - __meta_kubernetes_pod_node_name
      targetLabel: instance
    scheme: http
  jobLabel: app.kubernetes.io/name
  namespaceSelector:
    matchNames:
    any: true
  selector:
    matchLabels:
      app.kubernetes.io/component: exporter
      app.kubernetes.io/name: kepler-exporter
EOF

Grafana Dashboard

To set up the Grafana dashboard follow these steps:

Uninstall the operator

To delete the CRDs, roles, roleBindings etc from the cluster:

make undeploy

Troubleshooting

Scrape all namespaces

kube-prometheus by default does not let you scrape services in namespaces outside monitoring. This is controlled by RBAC. The clusterrole prometheus-k8s should have below policy to scrape services in all namespaces.

kubectl describe clusterrole prometheus-k8s
Name:         prometheus-k8s
Labels:       app.kubernetes.io/component=prometheus
              app.kubernetes.io/instance=k8s
              app.kubernetes.io/name=prometheus
              app.kubernetes.io/part-of=kube-prometheus
              app.kubernetes.io/version=2.45.0
Annotations:  <none>
PolicyRule:
  Resources                    Non-Resource URLs  Resource Names  Verbs
  ---------                    -----------------  --------------  -----
  endpoints                    []                 []              [get list watch]
  pods                         []                 []              [get list watch]
  services                     []                 []              [get list watch]
  ingresses.networking.k8s.io  []                 []              [get list watch]
                               [/metrics]         []              [get]
  nodes/metrics                []                 []              [get]

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