Management of a cluster having a lot of components attached is a tedious task(especially using CLI), to overcome this Director has an inbuilt Topology view, which represents a complete view of connectivity between various components in the cluster. To know more about Topology click here.
Troubleshooting becomes a lot easier using Topology view, as it represents the component connectivity in a graphical and tabular manner making interpretation easier.
- Filter the namespace, processes, containers, etc according to your need.
- Select a container that you want to inspect, clicking on it opens up a popup representing the Status, Info, Processes, Docker labels, Image etc. Furthermore, you can Attach, Execute in shell, Restart, Pause and Stop the container using buttons present at the top of the popup(encircled in the image)
- Select a container that you want to inspect about, clicking on it opens up a popup representing the Info, Outbound Ports, Containers, Processes, Kubernetes labels, etc. Furthermore, you can Get Log, Describe and Delete the container using buttons present at the top of the popup(encircled in the image)
- More troubleshooting can be done by launching terminal windows from any container or host so that you can interact with your container and run any UNIX command to diagnose issues or getting information. Launch a terminal by clicking the
>_icon from the details panel of a selected container or host.