hostNetwork Setting Usage for Control Plane Components Monitoring
What is hostNetwork?¶
In Kubernetes, the
hostNetwork is a configuration option that allows a container to share the network namespace of its host node. When
hostNetwork is enabled for a pod, it means that the pod's containers will use the networking stack of the underlying host machine instead of having their own isolated network stack.
Sematext Agent and hostNetwork Access¶
Sematext Agent requires
hostNetwork: true setting to monitor the control plane components. By default, the
hostNetwork setting is set to
true starting from version 3.0.0 of Sematext Agent.
Turning Off hostNetwork Access¶
If you want to turn off
hostNetwork access, it's important to note that you may lose the ability to monitor some control plane components. However, if you still want to proceed, here are the instructions based on the installation method you are using:
Include the following parameter in your regular Helm installation command:
Remove the following variables from your YAML file if they are present: