By default, the configuration settings for the
Metrics app are enabled. The configuration uses the
metrics-* index patterns
to query the data. The configuration also defines field settings for things like timestamps
and container names.
- To access this page, go to Observability > Metrics.
You can override the following configuration settings.
Name of the source configuration.
Index pattern or patterns in the Elasticsearch indices to read metrics data from.
When you have completed your changes, click Apply.
If the fields are greyed out and cannot be edited, you may not have sufficient privileges to change the source configuration. For more information see Granting access to Kibana.
If Spaces are enabled in your Kibana instance, any configuration changes you make here are specific to the current space. You can make different subsets of data available by creating multiple spaces with different data source configurations.