Tasks & Usage

Learn how to do common activities with Open Service Mesh (OSM)

Onboard Services

Onboard Services

Application Container Startup

Application Container Startup

Certificates

OSM uses mTLS for encryption of data between pods as well as Envoy and service identity.

Logs

Logs

Metrics

Metrics

Namespace Monitoring

This section describes how and why OSM monitors Kubernetes namespaces

Observability

OSM’s observability stack includes Prometheus for metrics collection, Grafana for metrics visualization, Jaeger for tracing and Fluent Bit for log forwarding.

Sidecar Injection

This section describes the sidecar injection workflow in OSM.

Tracing

Tracing with Jaeger

Traffic Management

OSM’s traffic management stack support two distinct traffic policy modes, namely SMI traffic policy mode and permissive traffic policy mode. The traffic policy mode determines how OSM routes application traffic between pods within the service mesh. Additionally, ingress and egress functionality allows external access to and from the cluster respectively.