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Service Profiles

A service profile is a custom Kubernetes resource (CRD) that can provide Linkerd additional information about a service. In particular, it allows you to define a list of routes for the service. Each route uses a regular expression to define which paths should match that route. Defining a service profile enables Linkerd to report per-route metrics and also allows you to enable per-route features such as retries and timeouts.

To get started with service profiles you can: