Controller Drops Count

This metric can be used to track the number of times a controller drops elements. Dropping usually indicates an unrecoverable error, the controller retried to process an item a couple of times and after failing every try drop the item.

Metric Name(s)

  • kyverno_controller_drop_total

Metric Value

Counter - An only-increasing integer representing the number of items dropped.

Metric Labels

LabelAllowed ValuesDescription
controller_nameController name.

Use cases

  • Check if an item was dropped in the last 1 hour.

Useful Queries

  • Number of drops per second per controller:
    sum by (controller_name) (rate(kyverno_controller_drop_total{}[1h]))

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