Create a connection to Prometheus

Follow these steps to create a connection to Prometheus:

  1. Open the Visualization page in the console.

  2. Select your workbook or click Create workbook to make a new one.

  3. Click CreateConnection in the upper-right corner of your workbook page.

  4. Select Prometheus. You'll see the following page:


  5. Specify the connection parameters:

    • Hostname. IP address or the domain name (FQDN) of the Prometheus host. You can provide multiple hostnames separating them with a , comma.

      If the connection to the first host fails, Visualization will automatically attempt to connect to the following one.

    • Port to connect to a Prometheus host.

    • Username and Password to connect to Prometheus.

    • Cache TTL in seconds:

      • Default

      • Customized.

        Recommended TTL value

        We recommend using 300 seconds (5 minutes) for this setting.

  6. Click Create connection.

  7. Name your connection and click Create.

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