Installing the Host Agent on Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)

Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)

Installing the Instana agent on Google Kubernetes Engine is integrated in the Google Cloud Marketplace.

  1. Sign in to Instana, click More -> Agents -> Instana agent installation -> Google Cloud.
  2. From the Technology list, select Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE).
  3. Click Configure and select the Organization or *Project** that contains the Kubernetes cluster you want to deploy Instana to.

    The values of the following required configurations are automatically applied:

    • Instana Service Endpoint.
    • Instana Service port.
    • Instana Application Key.
  4. Replace the default cluster name kubernetes-cluster. Via the Instana Zone setting in the Configure step, enter a descriptive name for your GKE cluster, such as prod-eu or dev.

Additional Kubernetes configuration

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