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Listen to a traffic stream for a resource.


# tap the web deployment in the default namespace
linkerd tap deploy/web

# tap the web-dlbvj pod in the default namespace
linkerd tap pod/web-dlbvj

# tap the test namespace, filter by request to prod namespace
linkerd tap ns/test --to ns/prod


Flag Usage
--authority Display requests with this :authority
--max-rps Maximum requests per second to tap.
--method Display requests with this HTTP method
Namespace of the specified resource
Output format. One of: “wide”, “json”
--path Display requests with paths that start with this prefix
--scheme Display requests with this scheme
--to Display requests to this resource
--to-namespace Sets the namespace used to lookup the “–to” resource; by default the current “–namespace” is used