jaeger

jaeger manages the jaeger extension of Linkerd service mesh.

Subcommands

check

Check the Jaeger extension for potential problems.

The check command will perform a series of checks to validate that the Jaeger extension is configured correctly. If the command encounters a failure it will print additional information about the failure and exit with a non-zero exit code.

Examples

# Check that the Jaeger extension is up and running
linkerd jaeger check

Flags

Flag Usage
--namespace
-n
Namespace to use for –proxy checks (default: all namespaces)
--output
-o
Output format. One of: basic, json
--proxy Also run data-plane checks, to determine if the data plane is healthy
--wait Maximum allowed time for all tests to pass

dashboard

Open the Jaeger extension dashboard in a web browser

Flags

Flag Usage
--address The address at which to serve requests
--port
-p
The local port on which to serve requests (when set to 0, a random port will be used)
--show-url show only URL in the CLI, and do not open the browser
--wait Wait for dashboard to become available if it’s not available when the command is run

install

Output Kubernetes resources to install jaeger extension.

Examples

# Default install.
linkerd jaeger install | kubectl apply -f -
# Install Jaeger extension into a non-default namespace.
linkerd jaeger install --namespace custom | kubectl apply -f -

The installation can be configured by using the --set, --values, --set-string and --set-file flags.
A full list of configurable values can be found at https://www.github.com/linkerd/linkerd2/tree/main/jaeger/charts/linkerd-jaeger/README.md

Flags

Flag Usage
--ignore-cluster Ignore the current Kubernetes cluster when checking for existing cluster configuration (default false)
--registry Docker registry to pull jaeger-webhook image from ($LINKERD_DOCKER_REGISTRY)
--set set values on the command line (can specify multiple or separate values with commas: key1=val1,key2=val2)
--set-file set values from respective files specified via the command line (can specify multiple or separate values with commas: key1=path1,key2=path2)
--set-string set STRING values on the command line (can specify multiple or separate values with commas: key1=val1,key2=val2)
--skip-checks Skip checks for linkerd core control-plane existence
--values
-f
specify values in a YAML file or a URL (can specify multiple)
--wait Wait for core control-plane components to be available

list

Lists which pods have tracing enabled

Flags

Flag Usage
--all-namespaces
-A
If present, list pods across all namespaces
--namespace
-n
The namespace to list pods in

uninstall

Output Kubernetes resources to uninstall the Linkerd-jaeger extension.

This command provides all Kubernetes namespace-scoped and cluster-scoped resources (e.g services, deployments, RBACs, etc.) necessary to uninstall the Linkerd-jaeger extension.

Examples

linkerd uninstall | kubectl delete -f -