Linkerd can be configured to automatically inject the data plane proxy into your
service. This is an alternative to needing to run the
linkerd inject command. Moving injection to the
cluster side, rather than relying on client side behavior, can help ensure that
the data plane is always present and configured correctly, regardless of how
pods are deployed.
Automatic injection works alongside Kubernetes package managers such as Helm to remove the possibility for things to go wrong. You can set it up for yourself by following the guide: