Linkerd configuration reference for Lokomotive


    Linkerd is an open-source, cloud-native and lightweight service mesh. Linkerd uses sidecar proxy (linkerd-proxy) to create a mesh among all pods. Control plane components are installed in linkerd namespace.

    NOTE: This is an unsupported and experimental component. It is not recommended to use this in production. The UX of this component can change anytime as it is tested overtime. If there are fundamental problems with the component then it could be removed without prior notice.


    • A Lokomotive cluster accessible via kubectl.


    Linkerd configuration example:

    component "experimental-linkerd" {
      controller_replicas = 2
      enable_monitoring   = true
      prometheus_url      = "http://prometheus-operator-prometheus.monitoring:9090"

    Attribute reference

    Table of all the arguments accepted by the component.

    Argument Description Default Type Required
    enable_monitoring Enable Monitoring for the Linkerd control plane components. Make sure that the Prometheus Operator is installed. false bool false
    controller_replicas Number of replicas of control plane components like: controller, destination, identity, proxy-injector, sp-validator, tab. 1 integer false
    prometheus_url URL of the external prometheus, Linkerd will scrape its control plane metrics from this Prometheus instance. "" string false


    To apply the component:

    lokoctl component apply experimental-linkerd


    To destroy the component:

    lokoctl component delete experimental-linkerd --delete-namespace