The prometheus-operator installs prometheus, alertmanager, grafana and other tools to monitor your kubernetes cluster.


The prometheus-operator stack is installed in the monitoring namespace, to check the pods/services installed use:

kubectl get pods -n monitoring
kubectl get services -n monitoring

The installed services are:

  • prometheus-operator
  • prometheus
  • alertmanager
  • node-exporter
  • kube-state-metrics
  • grafana

Service monitors to scrape internal kubernetes components:

  • kube-apiserver
  • kube-scheduler
  • kube-controller-manager
  • etcd
  • kube-dns/coredns
  • kube-proxy

For further details on this specific installation please see the Helm chart.


Visit the prometheus-operator website to learn how to configure Prometheus & Alertmanager.