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Metrics with PromQL

As part of Coralogix’s metrics offering, we support the querying of metric data through the most prevalent time-series query language – PromQL. This allows you to use Coralogix as your metrics backend and add it as a Prometheus data source to your Grafana instance.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to do this and update existing dashboards without any change to the queries or syntax.

Add metrics with promql as data source  to Grafana version 7 and up.

Log in to Grafana and click on the gear icon, and then click add source.

  1. Click the blue button ADD a Source.
  2. Search for Prometheus.
  3. Click select.
  4. Choose a name for your data source. You can give it any name you like.
  5. In the URL, please enter your end point (Choose your endpoint from the table below).
  6. Choose “Skip TLS Verify”
  7. Name the header: “token” and insert to the value your Coralogix Logs Query Key
  8. Set Query timeout to 300s
  9. Set HTTP Method to POST

Available endpoints:

Account top level domain 

* For the metrics index the timestamp is “timestamp” instead of “coralogix.timestamp”

Useful commands in case you have Grafana installed on docker container.

  • List all your docker containers
docker ps -a
  • Log in to your Grafana container
sudo docker exec -it "Grafana container ID" /bin/bash
  • Restart Grafana
docker restart "Grafana container ID"

Have any questions or need additional help? Reach out to our support team at support@coralogix.com or via our 24/7 in-app chat!