Installing the Host Agent on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)
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To install and configure the Instana agent as a Daemonset within your Kubernetes cluster, you need to customize the Instana agent
The Instana agent
daemonset.yaml creates the
namespace in which the DaemonSet is created. This enables you to tag agents to quickly identify them, to stop them, or to to delete the
- Sign in to Instana and click More -> Agents -> Instana agent installation -> *AWS.
- From the Technology list, select Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS).
Enter the cluster name and (optionally) the agent zone.
Parameter Description Cluster name (
Used to customize the zone grouping displayed on the infrastructure map. It also sets the default name of the cluster. Agent zone (
The customised name of the cluster monitored by this daemonset.
All of the other required parameters are pre-populated.
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- To start it through kubectl, run the following command:
kubectl apply -f instana-agent.yaml
Note: Any additional edits you make to the
instana-agent.yaml file, require that the DaemonSet is recreated. To apply changes, run the following commands:
kubectl delete -f instana-agent.yaml kubectl apply -f instana-agent.yaml
For information about additional Kubernetes configuration, see the following sections in our Kubernetes docs: