Work with Istio

Instructions for transport Istio’s metrics to SkyWalking OAP server.

Prerequisites

Istio should be installed in kubernetes cluster. Follow Istio getting start to finish it.

Deploy Skywalking backend

Follow the deploying backend in kubernetes to install oap server in kubernetes cluster.

Setup Istio to send metrics to oap

Our scripts are wrote based on Istio 1.3.3.

  1. Install Istio metric template

kubectl apply -f https://raw.githubusercontent.com/istio/istio/1.3.3/mixer/template/metric/template.yaml

  1. Install SkyWalking adapter

kubectl apply -f skywalkingadapter.yml

Find the skywalkingadapter.yml at here.

NOTICE, due to Istio Mixer is default OFF, we recommend you to consider our ALS solution