Admission Requests Count

This metric can be used to track the number of admission requests which were triggered as a part of Kyverno.

Metric Name(s)

  • kyverno_admission_requests_total

Metric Value

Counter - An only-increasing integer representing the count of admission requests associated with a sample.

Metric Labels

LabelAllowed ValuesDescription
request_allowed“true”, “false”If the admission review was accepeted or rejected.
request_webhook“ValidatingWebhookConfiguration”, “MutatingWebhookConfiguration”Type of webhook processing the admission review.
resource_kind“Pod”, “Deployment”, “StatefulSet”, “ReplicaSet”, etc.Kind of this resource
resource_namespaceNamespace in which this resource lives
resource_request_operation“create”, “update”, “delete”If the requested resource is being created, updated, or deleted.

Use cases

  • The cluster admin wants to know how many admission requests were triggered in the last 24h hence, know how active Kyverno has been.
  • The cluster admin wants to know what percentage of total incoming admission requests to Kyverno correspond to the incoming resource creations.

Useful Queries

  • Total admission requests triggered in the last 24h:

  • Percentage of total incoming admission requests corresponding to resource creations:

Last modified May 16, 2023 at 9:40 PM PST: fix: metrics docs (#851) (ea09ee2)