Kubernetes module vs add_kubernetes_metadata

If you are using the kubernetes module is there any reason to use the add_kubernetes_metadata processor? What is the difference between these two (module vs processor) and the use cases for each.


Hey @akrzos,

In general is not needed to use add_kubernetes_metadata when generating configuration using autodiscover, or when using the kubernetes module. Autodiscover and the kubernetes module include their own Kubernetes metadata.

add_kubernetes_metadata is useful to enrich events collected by static configurations, some examples:


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