We'd love to help you get Linkerd working for your use case, and we're very interested in your feedback!
You can also report bugs or file feature requests on the linkerd GitHub repo.
Diagnosing why Linkerd is having trouble can be tricky. You can help us by providing a few things.
First, a metrics dump is often critical for us to understanding what Linkerd is doing. You can accomplish this by running the following script:
#!/bin/bash while true; do curl -s http://localhost:9990/admin/metrics.json > l5d_metrics_`date -u +'%s'`.json sleep 60 done
This script will produce one file per minute.
If these metrics are insufficient, we may also ask you to capture some network traffic. One way to do this is with tcpdump:
/usr/sbin/tcpdump -s 65535 'tcp port 4140' -w linkerd.pcap
(assuming you're running Linkerd on the default port of
Run this command while the problem is occurring and assemble the results in a tar or zip file. You can attach these files directly to the GitHub issue.