Install Tanzu Application Platform Telemetry

This topic tells you how to install Tanzu Application Platform Telemetry from the Tanzu Application Platform (commonly known as TAP) package repository.


Follow the steps in this topic if you do not want to use a profile to install Telemetry. For more information about profiles, see Components and installation profiles.


Before installing Tap Telemetry:


To install Tanzu Application Platform Telemetry:

  1. List version information for the package by running:

    tanzu package available list --namespace tap-install

    For example:

    $ tanzu package available list --namespace tap-install
    - Retrieving package versions for
      NAME                         VERSION       RELEASED-AT  0.3.1
  2. (Optional) List all the available deployment configuration options:

    tanzu package available get --values-schema -n tap-install

    Where VERSION is the your package version number. For example, 0.3.1.

    For example:

    $ tanzu package available get --values-schema -n tap-install
    | Retrieving package details for
    KEY                                  DEFAULT  TYPE    DESCRIPTION
    kubernetes_distribution                       string  Kubernetes platform flavor where the tap-telemetry is being installed on. Accepted values are ['', 'openshift']
    customer_entitlement_account_number           string  Account number used to distinguish data by customer.
    installed_for_vmware_internal_use             string  Indication of if the deployment is for vmware internal user. Accepted values are ['true', 'false']
  3. (Optional) Modify the deployment configurations by creating a configuration YAML with the desired custom configuration values. For example, if you want to provide your Customer Entitlement Number, create a tap-telemetry-values.yaml and configure the customer_entitlement_account_number property:

    customer_entitlement_account_number: "12345"

    See Deployment details and configuration for more information about the configuration options.

  4. Install the package by running:

    tanzu package install tap-telmetry \
      --package \
      --version VERSION \
      --namespace tap-install \
      --values-file tap-telemetry-values.yaml


    • --values-file is an optional flag. Only use it to customize the deployment configuration.
    • VERSION is the package version number. For example, 0.3.1.

    For example:

    $ tanzu package install tap-telmetry \
      --package \
      --version 0.3.1 \
      --namespace tap-install \
      --values-file tap-telemetry-values.yaml
      Installing package ''
      Getting package metadata for ''
      Creating service account 'tap-telemetry-tap-install-sa'
      Creating cluster admin role 'tap-telemetry-tap-install-cluster-role'
      Creating cluster role binding 'tap-telemetry-tap-install-cluster-rolebinding'
      Creating secret 'tap-telemetry-tap-install-values'
      Creating package resource
      Waiting for 'PackageInstall' reconciliation for 'tap-telemetry'
      'PackageInstall' resource install status: Reconciling
      'PackageInstall' resource install status: ReconcileSucceeded
      'PackageInstall' resource successfully reconciled
    Added installed package 'tap-telemetry'
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