GitLab Documentation

GitLab monitor exporter

Note: Available since Omnibus GitLab 8.17. For installations from source you'll have to install and configure it yourself.

The GitLab monitor exporter allows you to measure various GitLab metrics.

To enable the GitLab monitor exporter:

  1. Enable Prometheus
  2. Edit /etc/gitlab/gitlab.rb
  3. Add or find and uncomment the following line, making sure it's set to true:

    gitlab_monitor_exporter['enable'] = true
    
  4. Save the file and reconfigure GitLab for the changes to take effect

Prometheus will now automatically begin collecting performance data from the GitLab monitor exporter exposed under localhost:9168.

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