Send health data

StackState Self-hosted v5.0.x
This page describes StackState version 5.0.


StackState can synchronize health information from your own data sources either via HTTP or the StackState CLI.

StackState Receiver API

The StackState Receiver API accepts topology, telemetry and health data in a common JSON object. By default, the receiver API is hosted at:
The <STACKSTATE_BASE_URL> and <STACKSTATE_RECEIVER_API_KEY> are set during StackState installation, for details see Kubernetes install - configuration parameters.
Both the <STACKSTATE_BASE_URL> and <STACKSTATE_RECEIVER_API_KEY>` are set during StackState installation, for details see Linux install - configuration parameters.


Common JSON object

Topology, telemetry and health data are sent to the receiver API via HTTP POST. There is a common JSON object used for all messages.
"collection_timestamp": 1548855554, // the epoch timestamp for the collection
"events": {}, // used to send events data
"internalHostname": "localdocker.test", // the host that is sending this data
"metrics": [], // used to send metrics data
"service_checks": [],
"topologies": [], // used to send topology data
"health" // used for sending health data

JSON health payload

StackState accepts health data based on a chosen consistency model. The message that can be sent for each model are described on the pages below:

See also