Installing the Host Agent on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Copy the DaemonSet yaml file

The instana-agent.yaml creates the instana-agent namespace in which the DaemonSet is created. This enables you to tag agents for quick identification or to stop all of them by deleting the instana-agent namespace.

  1. Sign in to Instana, click More -> Agents -> Instana agent installation -> *Kubernetes.
  2. From the Technology list, select Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).
  3. Enter the cluster name and (optionally) the agent zone.

    The cluster name (INSTANA_KUBERNETES_CLUSTER_NAME) is used to customize the zone grouping displayed on the infrastructure map. It also sets the default name of the cluster.

    The agent zone (INSTANA_ZONE) is the customised name of the cluster monitored by this daemonset.

    All of the other required parameters are pre-populated.

  4. Click Copy.

Additional Kubernetes configuration

For information on additional Kubernetes configuration, see the following sections in our Kubernetes docs: