Chart version: 1.0.0
Api version: v1
App version: 0.16.0
Prometheus Blackbox Exporter
Chart Type
Set me up:
helm repo add center
Install Chart:
helm install prometheus-blackbox-exporter center/code-chris/prometheus-blackbox-exporter
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Prometheus Blackbox Exporter

Prometheus exporter for blackbox testing

Learn more:


$ helm install code-chris/prometheus-blackbox-exporter


This chart creates a Blackbox-Exporter deployment on a Kubernetes cluster using the Helm package manager.


  • Kubernetes 1.14+ with Beta APIs enabled

Installing the Chart

To install the chart with the release name my-release:

$ helm install --name my-release code-chris/prometheus-blackbox-exporter

The command deploys Blackbox Exporter on the Kubernetes cluster using the default configuration. The configuration section lists the parameters that can be configured during installation.

Uninstalling the Chart

To uninstall/delete the my-release deployment:

$ helm delete my-release

The command removes all the Kubernetes components associated with the chart and deletes the release.


The following table lists the configurable parameters of the Blackbox-Exporter chart and their default values.

Parameter Description Default
config Prometheus blackbox configuration {}
secretConfig Whether to treat blackbox configuration as secret false
extraArgs Optional flags for blackbox []
extraConfigmapMounts Additional configmap mounts []
extraSecretMounts Additional secret mounts []
image.repository container image repository prom/blackbox-exporter
image.tag container image tag v0.15.1
image.pullPolicy container image pull policy IfNotPresent
image.pullSecrets container image pull secrets []
ingress.annotations Ingress annotations None
ingress.enabled Enables Ingress false
ingress.hosts Ingress accepted hostnames None
ingress.tls Ingress TLS configuration None
nodeSelector node labels for pod assignment {}
runAsUser User to run blackbox-exporter container as 1000
readOnlyRootFilesystem Set blackbox-exporter file-system to read-only true
runAsNonRoot Run blackbox-exporter as non-root true
tolerations node tolerations for pod assignment []
affinity node affinity for pod assignment {}
podAnnotations annotations to add to each pod {}
podDisruptionBudget pod disruption budget {}
priorityClassName priority class name None
resources pod resource requests & limits {}
restartPolicy container restart policy Always
service.annotations annotations for the service {}
service.labels additional labels for the service None
service.type type of service to create ClusterIP
service.port port for the blackbox http service 9115
service.externalIPs list of external ips []
serviceMonitors ServiceMonitor CRDs to create for prometheus operator []
strategy strategy used to replace old Pods with new ones {"rollingUpdate":{"maxSurge":1,"maxUnavailable":0},"type":"RollingUpdate"}

Specify each parameter using the --set key=value[,key=value] argument to helm install. For example,

$ helm install --name my-release \
    --set key_1=value_1,key_2=value_2 \

Alternatively, a YAML file that specifies the values for the parameters can be provided while installing the chart. For example,

# example for staging
$ helm install --name my-release -f values.yaml code-chris/prometheus-blackbox-exporter

Tip: You can use the default values.yaml