Chart version: 0.1.3
Api version: v1
App version: v1.2.0
Prometheus metrics exporter for Kafka
Chart Type
Set me up:
helm repo add center https://repo.chartcenter.io
Install Chart:
helm install prometheus-kafka-exporter center/gkarthiks/prometheus-kafka-exporter
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kafka_exporter is a Prometheus exporter for Kafka metrics.


$ helm repo add gkarthiks https://gkarthiks.github.io/helm-charts
$ helm install --name kafka-exporter gkarthiks/prometheus-kafka-exporter


This chart bootstraps a kafka_exporter deployment on a Kubernetes cluster using the Helm package manager.


  • Kubernetes 1.8+ with Beta APIs enabled

Installing the Chart

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

$ helm repo add gkarthiks https://gkarthiks.github.io/helm-charts
$ helm install --name kafka-exporter gkarthiks/prometheus-kafka-exporter

The command deploys prometheus-kafka-exporter on the Kubernetes cluster in the default configuration.

Uninstalling the Chart

To uninstall/delete the kafka-exporter deployment:

$ helm delete kafka-exporter

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


The following table lists the configurable parameters and their default values.

Parameter Description Default
replicaCount desired number of prometheus-kafka-exporter pods 1
image.repository prometheus-kafka-exporter image repository danielqsj/kafka-exporter
image.tag prometheus-kafka-exporter image tag latest
image.pullPolicy image pull policy IfNotPresent
resources cpu/memory resource requests/limits {}
service.type desired service type ClusterIP
service.port service external port 9308
service.annotations annotations for service {}
kafkaServer Kafka server addresses as an array with port number
annotations pod annotations for easier discovery {}
rbac.create Specifies whether RBAC resources should be created. true
rbac.pspEnabled Specifies whether a PodSecurityPolicy should be created. true
serviceAccount.create Specifies whether a service account should be created. true
serviceAccount.name Name of the service account. ā€œ
prometheus.serviceMonitor.enabled. Whether you would like to enable a serviceMonitor true
prometheus.serviceMonitor.namespace. The namespace to create the serviceMonitor in monitoring
prometheus.serviceMonitor.interval Interval at which metrics should be scraped prometheus-kafka-exporter
prometheus.serviceMonitor.additionalLabels.app Additional labels to add to the ServiceMonitor {}

For more information please refer to the kafka_exporter documentation.

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

$ helm install --name kafka-exporter \
  --set "replicaCount=1" \

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

$ helm install --name kafka-exporter -f values.yaml gkarthiks/prometheus-kafka-exporter