Continental Innovates with Rancher and Kubernetes
This section describes the permissions required to access Istio features and how to configure access to the Kiali and Jaeger visualizations.
By default, only cluster administrators can:
After Istio is enabled in a cluster, project owners and members have permission to:
By default, the Kiali and Jaeger visualizations are restricted to the cluster owner because the information in them could be sensitive.
Jaeger provides a UI for a distributed tracing system, which is useful for root cause analysis and for determining what causes poor performance.
Kiali provides a diagram that shows the services within a service mesh and how they are connected.
Rancher supports giving groups permission to access Kiali and Jaeger, but not individuals.
To configure who has permission to access the Kiali and Jaeger UI,
Result: The access levels for Kiali and Jaeger have been updated.