GitLab Documentation

Monitoring GitHub imports

Note: Available since GitLab 10.2.

The GitHub importer exposes various Prometheus metrics that you can use to monitor the health and progress of the importer.

Import Duration Times

Name Type
github_importer_total_duration_seconds histogram

This metric tracks the total time spent (in seconds) importing a project (from project creation until the import process finishes), for every imported project.

The name of the project is stored in the project label in the format namespace/name (e.g. gitlab-org/gitlab-ce).

Number of imported projects

Name Type
github_importer_imported_projects counter

This metric tracks the total number of projects imported over time. This metric does not expose any labels.

Number of GitHub API calls

Name Type
github_importer_request_count counter

This metric tracks the total number of GitHub API calls performed over time, for all projects. This metric does not expose any labels.

Rate limit errors

Name Type
github_importer_rate_limit_hits counter

This metric tracks the number of times we hit the GitHub rate limit, for all projects. This metric does not expose any labels.

Number of imported issues

Name Type
github_importer_imported_issues counter

This metric tracks the number of imported issues across all projects.

The name of the project is stored in the project label in the format namespace/name (e.g. gitlab-org/gitlab-ce).

Number of imported pull requests

Name Type
github_importer_imported_pull_requests counter

This metric tracks the number of imported pull requests across all projects.

The name of the project is stored in the project label in the format namespace/name (e.g. gitlab-org/gitlab-ce).

Number of imported comments

Name Type
github_importer_imported_notes counter

This metric tracks the number of imported comments across all projects.

The name of the project is stored in the project label in the format namespace/name (e.g. gitlab-org/gitlab-ce).

Number of imported pull request review comments

Name Type
github_importer_imported_diff_notes counter

This metric tracks the number of imported comments across all projects.

The name of the project is stored in the project label in the format namespace/name (e.g. gitlab-org/gitlab-ce).

Number of imported repositories

Name Type
github_importer_imported_repositories counter

This metric tracks the number of imported repositories across all projects. This metric does not expose any labels.