Helm Reference

The table below serves as a reference for the values that can be set on Cilium’s Helm chart.

Key

Description

Type

Default

MTU

Configure the underlying network MTU to overwrite auto-detected MTU.

int

0

affinity

Affinity for cilium-agent.

object

{"podAntiAffinity":{"requiredDuringSchedulingIgnoredDuringExecution":[{"labelSelector":{"matchLabels":{"k8s-app":"cilium"}},"topologyKey":"kubernetes.io/hostname"}]}}

agent

Install the cilium agent resources.

bool

true

agentNotReadyTaintKey

Configure the key of the taint indicating that Cilium is not ready on the node. When set to a value starting with ignore-taint.cluster-autoscaler.kubernetes.io/, the Cluster Autoscaler will ignore the taint on its decisions, allowing the cluster to scale up.

string

"node.cilium.io/agent-not-ready"

aksbyocni.enabled

Enable AKS BYOCNI integration. Note that this is incompatible with AKS clusters not created in BYOCNI mode: use Azure integration (azure.enabled) instead.

bool

false

alibabacloud.enabled

Enable AlibabaCloud ENI integration

bool

false

annotateK8sNode

Annotate k8s node upon initialization with Cilium’s metadata.

bool

false

autoDirectNodeRoutes

Enable installation of PodCIDR routes between worker nodes if worker nodes share a common L2 network segment.

bool

false

azure.enabled

Enable Azure integration. Note that this is incompatible with AKS clusters created in BYOCNI mode: use AKS BYOCNI integration (aksbyocni.enabled) instead.

bool

false

bandwidthManager

Enable bandwidth manager to optimize TCP and UDP workloads and allow for rate-limiting traffic from individual Pods with EDT (Earliest Departure Time) through the “kubernetes.io/egress-bandwidth” Pod annotation.

object

{"bbr":false,"enabled":false}

bandwidthManager.bbr

Activate BBR TCP congestion control for Pods

bool

false

bandwidthManager.enabled

Enable bandwidth manager infrastructure (also prerequirement for BBR)

bool

false

bgp

Configure BGP

object

{"announce":{"loadbalancerIP":false,"podCIDR":false},"enabled":false}

bgp.announce.loadbalancerIP

Enable allocation and announcement of service LoadBalancer IPs

bool

false

bgp.announce.podCIDR

Enable announcement of node pod CIDR

bool

false

bgp.enabled

Enable BGP support inside Cilium; embeds a new ConfigMap for BGP inside cilium-agent and cilium-operator

bool

false

bgpControlPlane

This feature set enables virtual BGP routers to be created via CiliumBGPPeeringPolicy CRDs.

object

{"enabled":false}

bgpControlPlane.enabled

Enables the BGP control plane.

bool

false

bpf.clockProbe

Enable BPF clock source probing for more efficient tick retrieval.

bool

false

bpf.ctAnyMax

Configure the maximum number of entries for the non-TCP connection tracking table.

int

262144

bpf.ctTcpMax

Configure the maximum number of entries in the TCP connection tracking table.

int

524288

bpf.hostBoot

Configure the path to the host boot directory

string

"/boot"

bpf.hostLegacyRouting

Configure whether direct routing mode should route traffic via host stack (true) or directly and more efficiently out of BPF (false) if the kernel supports it. The latter has the implication that it will also bypass netfilter in the host namespace.

bool

false

bpf.lbExternalClusterIP

Allow cluster external access to ClusterIP services.

bool

false

bpf.lbMapMax

Configure the maximum number of service entries in the load balancer maps.

int

65536

bpf.mapDynamicSizeRatio

Configure auto-sizing for all BPF maps based on available memory. ref: https://docs.cilium.io/en/stable/concepts/ebpf/maps/#ebpf-maps

float64

0.0025

bpf.masquerade

Enable native IP masquerade support in eBPF

bool

false

bpf.monitorAggregation

Configure the level of aggregation for monitor notifications. Valid options are none, low, medium, maximum.

string

"medium"

bpf.monitorFlags

Configure which TCP flags trigger notifications when seen for the first time in a connection.

string

"all"

bpf.monitorInterval

Configure the typical time between monitor notifications for active connections.

string

"5s"

bpf.mountHostBoot

Enable host boot directory mount for BPF clock source probing

bool

true

bpf.natMax

Configure the maximum number of entries for the NAT table.

int

524288

bpf.neighMax

Configure the maximum number of entries for the neighbor table.

int

524288

bpf.policyMapMax

Configure the maximum number of entries in endpoint policy map (per endpoint).

int

16384

bpf.preallocateMaps

Enables pre-allocation of eBPF map values. This increases memory usage but can reduce latency.

bool

false

bpf.root

Configure the mount point for the BPF filesystem

string

"/sys/fs/bpf"

bpf.tproxy

Configure the eBPF-based TPROXY to reduce reliance on iptables rules for implementing Layer 7 policy.

bool

false

bpf.vlanBypass

Configure explicitly allowed VLAN id’s for bpf logic bypass. [0] will allow all VLAN id’s without any filtering.

list

[]

certgen

Configure certificate generation for Hubble integration. If hubble.tls.auto.method=cronJob, these values are used for the Kubernetes CronJob which will be scheduled regularly to (re)generate any certificates not provided manually.

object

{"image":{"override":null,"pullPolicy":"Always","repository":"quay.io/cilium/certgen","tag":"v0.1.8@sha256:4a456552a5f192992a6edcec2febb1c54870d665173a33dc7d876129b199ddbd"},"podLabels":{},"tolerations":[],"ttlSecondsAfterFinished":1800}

certgen.podLabels

Labels to be added to hubble-certgen pods

object

{}

certgen.tolerations

Node tolerations for pod assignment on nodes with taints ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/configuration/assign-pod-node/

list

[]

certgen.ttlSecondsAfterFinished

Seconds after which the completed job pod will be deleted

int

1800

cgroup

Configure cgroup related configuration

object

{"autoMount":{"enabled":true},"hostRoot":"/run/cilium/cgroupv2"}

cgroup.autoMount.enabled

Enable auto mount of cgroup2 filesystem. When autoMount is enabled, cgroup2 filesystem is mounted at cgroup.hostRoot path on the underlying host and inside the cilium agent pod. If users disable autoMount, it’s expected that users have mounted cgroup2 filesystem at the specified cgroup.hostRoot volume, and then the volume will be mounted inside the cilium agent pod at the same path.

bool

true

cgroup.hostRoot

Configure cgroup root where cgroup2 filesystem is mounted on the host (see also: cgroup.autoMount)

string

"/run/cilium/cgroupv2"

cleanBpfState

Clean all eBPF datapath state from the initContainer of the cilium-agent DaemonSet. WARNING: Use with care!

bool

false

cleanState

Clean all local Cilium state from the initContainer of the cilium-agent DaemonSet. Implies cleanBpfState: true. WARNING: Use with care!

bool

false

cluster.id

Unique ID of the cluster. Must be unique across all connected clusters and in the range of 1 to 255. Only required for Cluster Mesh, may be 0 if Cluster Mesh is not used.

int

0

cluster.name

Name of the cluster. Only required for Cluster Mesh.

string

"default"

clustermesh.apiserver.affinity

Affinity for clustermesh.apiserver

object

{"podAntiAffinity":{"requiredDuringSchedulingIgnoredDuringExecution":[{"labelSelector":{"matchLabels":{"k8s-app":"clustermesh-apiserver"}},"topologyKey":"kubernetes.io/hostname"}]}}

clustermesh.apiserver.etcd.image

Clustermesh API server etcd image.

object

{"override":null,"pullPolicy":"Always","repository":"quay.io/coreos/etcd","tag":"v3.5.4@sha256:795d8660c48c439a7c3764c2330ed9222ab5db5bb524d8d0607cac76f7ba82a3"}

clustermesh.apiserver.etcd.init.resources

Specifies the resources for etcd init container in the apiserver

object

{}

clustermesh.apiserver.etcd.resources

Specifies the resources for etcd container in the apiserver

object

{}

clustermesh.apiserver.extraEnv

Additional clustermesh-apiserver environment variables.

list

[]

clustermesh.apiserver.image

Clustermesh API server image.

object

{"digest":"","override":null,"pullPolicy":"Always","repository":"quay.io/cilium/clustermesh-apiserver-ci","tag":"latest","useDigest":false}

clustermesh.apiserver.nodeSelector

Node labels for pod assignment ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/user-guide/node-selection/

object

{"kubernetes.io/os":"linux"}

clustermesh.apiserver.podAnnotations

Annotations to be added to clustermesh-apiserver pods

object

{}

clustermesh.apiserver.podDisruptionBudget.enabled

enable PodDisruptionBudget ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/workloads/pods/disruptions/

bool

false

clustermesh.apiserver.podDisruptionBudget.maxUnavailable

Maximum number/percentage of pods that may be made unavailable

int

1

clustermesh.apiserver.podDisruptionBudget.minAvailable

Minimum number/percentage of pods that should remain scheduled. When it’s set, maxUnavailable must be disabled by maxUnavailable: null

string

nil

clustermesh.apiserver.podLabels

Labels to be added to clustermesh-apiserver pods

object

{}

clustermesh.apiserver.priorityClassName

The priority class to use for clustermesh-apiserver

string

""

clustermesh.apiserver.replicas

Number of replicas run for the clustermesh-apiserver deployment.

int

1

clustermesh.apiserver.resources

Resource requests and limits for the clustermesh-apiserver

object

{}

clustermesh.apiserver.service.annotations

Annotations for the clustermesh-apiserver For GKE LoadBalancer, use annotation cloud.google.com/load-balancer-type: “Internal” For EKS LoadBalancer, use annotation service.beta.kubernetes.io/aws-load-balancer-internal: 0.0.0.0/0

object

{}

clustermesh.apiserver.service.nodePort

Optional port to use as the node port for apiserver access.

int

32379

clustermesh.apiserver.service.type

The type of service used for apiserver access.

string

"NodePort"

clustermesh.apiserver.tls.admin

base64 encoded PEM values for the clustermesh-apiserver admin certificate and private key. Used if ‘auto’ is not enabled.

object

{"cert":"","key":""}

clustermesh.apiserver.tls.auto

Configure automatic TLS certificates generation. A Kubernetes CronJob is used the generate any certificates not provided by the user at installation time.

object

{"certManagerIssuerRef":{},"certValidityDuration":1095,"enabled":true,"method":"helm"}

clustermesh.apiserver.tls.auto.certManagerIssuerRef

certmanager issuer used when clustermesh.apiserver.tls.auto.method=certmanager. If not specified, a CA issuer will be created.

object

{}

clustermesh.apiserver.tls.auto.certValidityDuration

Generated certificates validity duration in days.

int

1095

clustermesh.apiserver.tls.auto.enabled

When set to true, automatically generate a CA and certificates to enable mTLS between clustermesh-apiserver and external workload instances. If set to false, the certs to be provided by setting appropriate values below.

bool

true

clustermesh.apiserver.tls.ca

base64 encoded PEM values for the ExternalWorkload CA certificate and private key.

object

{"cert":"","key":""}

clustermesh.apiserver.tls.ca.cert

Optional CA cert. If it is provided, it will be used by the ‘cronJob’ method to generate all other certificates. Otherwise, an ephemeral CA is generated.

string

""

clustermesh.apiserver.tls.ca.key

Optional CA private key. If it is provided, it will be used by the ‘cronJob’ method to generate all other certificates. Otherwise, an ephemeral CA is generated.

string

""

clustermesh.apiserver.tls.client

base64 encoded PEM values for the clustermesh-apiserver client certificate and private key. Used if ‘auto’ is not enabled.

object

{"cert":"","key":""}

clustermesh.apiserver.tls.remote

base64 encoded PEM values for the clustermesh-apiserver remote cluster certificate and private key. Used if ‘auto’ is not enabled.

object

{"cert":"","key":""}

clustermesh.apiserver.tls.server

base64 encoded PEM values for the clustermesh-apiserver server certificate and private key. Used if ‘auto’ is not enabled.

object

{"cert":"","extraDnsNames":[],"extraIpAddresses":[],"key":""}

clustermesh.apiserver.tls.server.extraDnsNames

Extra DNS names added to certificate when it’s auto generated

list

[]

clustermesh.apiserver.tls.server.extraIpAddresses

Extra IP addresses added to certificate when it’s auto generated

list

[]

clustermesh.apiserver.tolerations

Node tolerations for pod assignment on nodes with taints ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/configuration/assign-pod-node/

list

[]

clustermesh.apiserver.topologySpreadConstraints

Pod topology spread constraints for clustermesh-apiserver

list

[]

clustermesh.apiserver.updateStrategy

clustermesh-apiserver update strategy

object

{"rollingUpdate":{"maxUnavailable":1},"type":"RollingUpdate"}

clustermesh.config

Clustermesh explicit configuration.

object

{"clusters":[],"domain":"mesh.cilium.io","enabled":false}

clustermesh.config.clusters

List of clusters to be peered in the mesh.

list

[]

clustermesh.config.domain

Default dns domain for the Clustermesh API servers This is used in the case cluster addresses are not provided and IPs are used.

string

"mesh.cilium.io"

clustermesh.config.enabled

Enable the Clustermesh explicit configuration.

bool

false

clustermesh.useAPIServer

Deploy clustermesh-apiserver for clustermesh

bool

false

cni.binPath

Configure the path to the CNI binary directory on the host.

string

"/opt/cni/bin"

cni.chainingMode

Configure chaining on top of other CNI plugins. Possible values: - none - aws-cni - flannel - generic-veth - portmap

string

"none"

cni.confFileMountPath

Configure the path to where to mount the ConfigMap inside the agent pod.

string

"/tmp/cni-configuration"

cni.confPath

Configure the path to the CNI configuration directory on the host.

string

"/etc/cni/net.d"

cni.configMapKey

Configure the key in the CNI ConfigMap to read the contents of the CNI configuration from.

string

"cni-config"

cni.customConf

Skip writing of the CNI configuration. This can be used if writing of the CNI configuration is performed by external automation.

bool

false

cni.exclusive

Make Cilium take ownership over the /etc/cni/net.d directory on the node, renaming all non-Cilium CNI configurations to *.cilium_bak. This ensures no Pods can be scheduled using other CNI plugins during Cilium agent downtime.

bool

true

cni.hostConfDirMountPath

Configure the path to where the CNI configuration directory is mounted inside the agent pod.

string

"/host/etc/cni/net.d"

cni.install

Install the CNI configuration and binary files into the filesystem.

bool

true

cni.logFile

Configure the log file for CNI logging with retention policy of 7 days. Disable CNI file logging by setting this field to empty explicitly.

string

"/var/run/cilium/cilium-cni.log"

containerRuntime

Configure container runtime specific integration.

object

{"integration":"none"}

containerRuntime.integration

Enables specific integrations for container runtimes. Supported values: - containerd - crio - docker - none - auto (automatically detect the container runtime)

string

"none"

customCalls

Tail call hooks for custom eBPF programs.

object

{"enabled":false}

customCalls.enabled

Enable tail call hooks for custom eBPF programs.

bool

false

daemon.runPath

Configure where Cilium runtime state should be stored.

string

"/var/run/cilium"

debug.enabled

Enable debug logging

bool

false

disableEndpointCRD

Disable the usage of CiliumEndpoint CRD.

string

"false"

dnsPolicy

DNS policy for Cilium agent pods. Ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/services-networking/dns-pod-service/#pod-s-dns-policy

string

""

dnsProxy.dnsRejectResponseCode

DNS response code for rejecting DNS requests, available options are ‘[nameError refused]’.

string

"refused"

dnsProxy.enableDnsCompression

Allow the DNS proxy to compress responses to endpoints that are larger than 512 Bytes or the EDNS0 option, if present.

bool

true

dnsProxy.endpointMaxIpPerHostname

Maximum number of IPs to maintain per FQDN name for each endpoint.

int

50

dnsProxy.idleConnectionGracePeriod

Time during which idle but previously active connections with expired DNS lookups are still considered alive.

string

"0s"

dnsProxy.maxDeferredConnectionDeletes

Maximum number of IPs to retain for expired DNS lookups with still-active connections.

int

10000

dnsProxy.minTtl

The minimum time, in seconds, to use DNS data for toFQDNs policies.

int

3600

dnsProxy.preCache

DNS cache data at this path is preloaded on agent startup.

string

""

dnsProxy.proxyPort

Global port on which the in-agent DNS proxy should listen. Default 0 is a OS-assigned port.

int

0

dnsProxy.proxyResponseMaxDelay

The maximum time the DNS proxy holds an allowed DNS response before sending it along. Responses are sent as soon as the datapath is updated with the new IP information.

string

"100ms"

egressGateway

Enables egress gateway to redirect and SNAT the traffic that leaves the cluster.

object

{"enabled":false,"installRoutes":false}

egressGateway.installRoutes

Install egress gateway IP rules and routes in order to properly steer egress gateway traffic to the correct ENI interface

bool

false

enableCiliumEndpointSlice

Enable CiliumEndpointSlice feature.

bool

false

enableCnpStatusUpdates

Whether to enable CNP status updates.

bool

false

enableCriticalPriorityClass

Explicitly enable or disable priority class. .Capabilities.KubeVersion is unsettable in helm template calls, it depends on k8s libraries version that Helm was compiled against. This option allows to explicitly disable setting the priority class, which is useful for rendering charts for gke clusters in advance.

bool

true

enableIPv4Masquerade

Enables masquerading of IPv4 traffic leaving the node from endpoints.

bool

true

enableIPv6BIGTCP

Enables IPv6 BIG TCP support which increases maximum GSO/GRO limits for nodes and pods

bool

false

enableIPv6Masquerade

Enables masquerading of IPv6 traffic leaving the node from endpoints.

bool

true

enableK8sEventHandover

Configures the use of the KVStore to optimize Kubernetes event handling by mirroring it into the KVstore for reduced overhead in large clusters.

bool

false

enableK8sTerminatingEndpoint

Configure whether to enable auto detect of terminating state for endpoints in order to support graceful termination.

bool

true

enableRuntimeDeviceDetection

Enables experimental support for the detection of new and removed datapath devices. When devices change the eBPF datapath is reloaded and services updated. If “devices” is set then only those devices, or devices matching a wildcard will be considered.

bool

false

enableXTSocketFallback

Enables the fallback compatibility solution for when the xt_socket kernel module is missing and it is needed for the datapath L7 redirection to work properly. See documentation for details on when this can be disabled: https://docs.cilium.io/en/stable/operations/system_requirements/#linux-kernel.

bool

true

encryption.enabled

Enable transparent network encryption.

bool

false

encryption.interface

Deprecated in favor of encryption.ipsec.interface. The interface to use for encrypted traffic. This option is only effective when encryption.type is set to ipsec.

string

""

encryption.ipsec.interface

The interface to use for encrypted traffic.

string

""

encryption.ipsec.keyFile

Name of the key file inside the Kubernetes secret configured via secretName.

string

""

encryption.ipsec.mountPath

Path to mount the secret inside the Cilium pod.

string

""

encryption.ipsec.secretName

Name of the Kubernetes secret containing the encryption keys.

string

""

encryption.keyFile

Deprecated in favor of encryption.ipsec.keyFile. Name of the key file inside the Kubernetes secret configured via secretName. This option is only effective when encryption.type is set to ipsec.

string

"keys"

encryption.mountPath

Deprecated in favor of encryption.ipsec.mountPath. Path to mount the secret inside the Cilium pod. This option is only effective when encryption.type is set to ipsec.

string

"/etc/ipsec"

encryption.nodeEncryption

Enable encryption for pure node to node traffic. This option is only effective when encryption.type is set to ipsec.

bool

false

encryption.secretName

Deprecated in favor of encryption.ipsec.secretName. Name of the Kubernetes secret containing the encryption keys. This option is only effective when encryption.type is set to ipsec.

string

"cilium-ipsec-keys"

encryption.type

Encryption method. Can be either ipsec or wireguard.

string

"ipsec"

encryption.wireguard.userspaceFallback

Enables the fallback to the user-space implementation.

bool

false

endpointHealthChecking.enabled

Enable connectivity health checking between virtual endpoints.

bool

true

endpointRoutes.enabled

Enable use of per endpoint routes instead of routing via the cilium_host interface.

bool

false

endpointStatus

Enable endpoint status. Status can be: policy, health, controllers, log and / or state. For 2 or more options use a space.

object

{"enabled":false,"status":""}

eni.awsEnablePrefixDelegation

Enable ENI prefix delegation

bool

false

eni.awsReleaseExcessIPs

Release IPs not used from the ENI

bool

false

eni.ec2APIEndpoint

EC2 API endpoint to use

string

""

eni.enabled

Enable Elastic Network Interface (ENI) integration.

bool

false

eni.eniTags

Tags to apply to the newly created ENIs

object

{}

eni.gcInterval

Interval for garbage collection of unattached ENIs. Set to “0s” to disable.

string

"5m"

eni.gcTags

Additional tags attached to ENIs created by Cilium. Dangling ENIs with this tag will be garbage collected

object

{"io.cilium/cilium-managed":"true,"io.cilium/cluster-name":"<auto-detected>"}

eni.iamRole

If using IAM role for Service Accounts will not try to inject identity values from cilium-aws kubernetes secret. Adds annotation to service account if managed by Helm. See https://github.com/aws/amazon-eks-pod-identity-webhook

string

""

eni.instanceTagsFilter

Filter via AWS EC2 Instance tags (k=v) which will dictate which AWS EC2 Instances are going to be used to create new ENIs

list

[]

eni.subnetIDsFilter

Filter via subnet IDs which will dictate which subnets are going to be used to create new ENIs Important note: This requires that each instance has an ENI with a matching subnet attached when Cilium is deployed. If you only want to control subnets for ENIs attached by Cilium, use the CNI configuration file settings (cni.customConf) instead.

list

[]

eni.subnetTagsFilter

Filter via tags (k=v) which will dictate which subnets are going to be used to create new ENIs Important note: This requires that each instance has an ENI with a matching subnet attached when Cilium is deployed. If you only want to control subnets for ENIs attached by Cilium, use the CNI configuration file settings (cni.customConf) instead.

list

[]

eni.updateEC2AdapterLimitViaAPI

Update ENI Adapter limits from the EC2 API

bool

false

etcd.clusterDomain

Cluster domain for cilium-etcd-operator.

string

"cluster.local"

etcd.enabled

Enable etcd mode for the agent.

bool

false

etcd.endpoints

List of etcd endpoints (not needed when using managed=true).

list

["https://CHANGE-ME:2379"]

etcd.extraArgs

Additional cilium-etcd-operator container arguments.

list

[]

etcd.image

cilium-etcd-operator image.

object

{"override":null,"pullPolicy":"Always","repository":"quay.io/cilium/cilium-etcd-operator","tag":"v2.0.7@sha256:04b8327f7f992693c2cb483b999041ed8f92efc8e14f2a5f3ab95574a65ea2dc"}

etcd.k8sService

If etcd is behind a k8s service set this option to true so that Cilium does the service translation automatically without requiring a DNS to be running.

bool

false

etcd.nodeSelector

Node labels for cilium-etcd-operator pod assignment ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/user-guide/node-selection/

object

{"kubernetes.io/os":"linux"}

etcd.podAnnotations

Annotations to be added to cilium-etcd-operator pods

object

{}

etcd.podDisruptionBudget.enabled

enable PodDisruptionBudget ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/workloads/pods/disruptions/

bool

false

etcd.podDisruptionBudget.maxUnavailable

Maximum number/percentage of pods that may be made unavailable

int

1

etcd.podDisruptionBudget.minAvailable

Minimum number/percentage of pods that should remain scheduled. When it’s set, maxUnavailable must be disabled by maxUnavailable: null

string

nil

etcd.podLabels

Labels to be added to cilium-etcd-operator pods

object

{}

etcd.priorityClassName

The priority class to use for cilium-etcd-operator

string

""

etcd.resources

cilium-etcd-operator resource limits & requests ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/user-guide/compute-resources/

object

{}

etcd.securityContext

Security context to be added to cilium-etcd-operator pods

object

{}

etcd.ssl

Enable use of TLS/SSL for connectivity to etcd. (auto-enabled if managed=true)

bool

false

etcd.tolerations

Node tolerations for cilium-etcd-operator scheduling to nodes with taints ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/configuration/assign-pod-node/

list

[{"operator":"Exists"}]

etcd.topologySpreadConstraints

Pod topology spread constraints for cilium-etcd-operator

list

[]

etcd.updateStrategy

cilium-etcd-operator update strategy

object

{"rollingUpdate":{"maxSurge":1,"maxUnavailable":1},"type":"RollingUpdate"}

externalIPs.enabled

Enable ExternalIPs service support.

bool

false

externalWorkloads

Configure external workloads support

object

{"enabled":false}

externalWorkloads.enabled

Enable support for external workloads, such as VMs (false by default).

bool

false

extraArgs

Additional agent container arguments.

list

[]

extraConfig

extraConfig allows you to specify additional configuration parameters to be included in the cilium-config configmap.

object

{}

extraContainers

Additional containers added to the cilium DaemonSet.

list

[]

extraEnv

Additional agent container environment variables.

list

[]

extraHostPathMounts

Additional agent hostPath mounts.

list

[]

extraVolumeMounts

Additional agent volumeMounts.

list

[]

extraVolumes

Additional agent volumes.

list

[]

gatewayAPI.enabled

Enable support for Gateway API in cilium This will automatically set enable-envoy-config as well.

bool

false

gatewayAPI.secretsNamespace

SecretsNamespace is the namespace in which envoy SDS will retrieve TLS secrets from.

object

{"create":true,"name":"cilium-secrets","sync":true}

gatewayAPI.secretsNamespace.create

Create secrets namespace for Gateway API.

bool

true

gatewayAPI.secretsNamespace.name

Name of Gateway API secret namespace.

string

"cilium-secrets"

gatewayAPI.secretsNamespace.sync

Enable secret sync, which will make sure all TLS secrets used by Ingress are synced to secretsNamespace.name. If disabled, TLS secrets must be maintained externally.

bool

true

gke.enabled

Enable Google Kubernetes Engine integration

bool

false

healthChecking

Enable connectivity health checking.

bool

true

healthPort

TCP port for the agent health API. This is not the port for cilium-health.

int

9879

hostFirewall

Configure the host firewall.

object

{"enabled":false}

hostFirewall.enabled

Enables the enforcement of host policies in the eBPF datapath.

bool

false

hostPort.enabled

Enable hostPort service support.

bool

false

hubble.enabled

Enable Hubble (true by default).

bool

true

hubble.listenAddress

An additional address for Hubble to listen to. Set this field “:4244” if you are enabling Hubble Relay, as it assumes that Hubble is listening on port 4244.

string

":4244"

hubble.metrics

Hubble metrics configuration. See https://docs.cilium.io/en/stable/operations/metrics/#hubble-metrics for more comprehensive documentation about Hubble metrics.

object

{"dashboards":{"annotations":{},"enabled":false,"label":"grafana_dashboard","labelValue":"1","namespace":null},"enableOpenMetrics":false,"enabled":null,"port":9965,"serviceAnnotations":{},"serviceMonitor":{"annotations":{},"enabled":false,"interval":"10s","labels":{},"metricRelabelings":null,"relabelings":[{"replacement":"${1}","sourceLabels":["__meta_kubernetes_pod_node_name"],"targetLabel":"node"}]}}

hubble.metrics.enableOpenMetrics

Enables exporting hubble metrics in OpenMetrics format.

bool

false

hubble.metrics.enabled

Configures the list of metrics to collect. If empty or null, metrics are disabled. Example: enabled: - dns:query;ignoreAAAA - drop - tcp - flow - icmp - http You can specify the list of metrics from the helm CLI: –set metrics.enabled=”{dns:query;ignoreAAAA,drop,tcp,flow,icmp,http}”

string

nil

hubble.metrics.port

Configure the port the hubble metric server listens on.

int

9965

hubble.metrics.serviceAnnotations

Annotations to be added to hubble-metrics service.

object

{}

hubble.metrics.serviceMonitor.annotations

Annotations to add to ServiceMonitor hubble

object

{}

hubble.metrics.serviceMonitor.enabled

Create ServiceMonitor resources for Prometheus Operator. This requires the prometheus CRDs to be available. ref: https://github.com/prometheus-operator/prometheus-operator/blob/master/example/prometheus-operator-crd/monitoring.coreos.com_servicemonitors.yaml)

bool

false

hubble.metrics.serviceMonitor.interval

Interval for scrape metrics.

string

"10s"

hubble.metrics.serviceMonitor.labels

Labels to add to ServiceMonitor hubble

object

{}

hubble.metrics.serviceMonitor.metricRelabelings

Metrics relabeling configs for the ServiceMonitor hubble

string

nil

hubble.metrics.serviceMonitor.relabelings

Relabeling configs for the ServiceMonitor hubble

list

[{"replacement":"${1}","sourceLabels":["__meta_kubernetes_pod_node_name"],"targetLabel":"node"}]

hubble.peerService.clusterDomain

The cluster domain to use to query the Hubble Peer service. It should be the local cluster.

string

"cluster.local"

hubble.peerService.enabled

Enable a K8s Service for the Peer service, so that it can be accessed by a non-local client

bool

true

hubble.peerService.targetPort

Target Port for the Peer service.

int

4244

hubble.preferIpv6

Whether Hubble should prefer to announce IPv6 or IPv4 addresses if both are available.

bool

false

hubble.relay.affinity

Affinity for hubble-replay

object

{"podAffinity":{"requiredDuringSchedulingIgnoredDuringExecution":[{"labelSelector":{"matchLabels":{"k8s-app":"cilium"}},"topologyKey":"kubernetes.io/hostname"}]}}

hubble.relay.dialTimeout

Dial timeout to connect to the local hubble instance to receive peer information (e.g. “30s”).

string

nil

hubble.relay.enabled

Enable Hubble Relay (requires hubble.enabled=true)

bool

false

hubble.relay.extraEnv

Additional hubble-relay environment variables.

list

[]

hubble.relay.image

Hubble-relay container image.

object

{"digest":"","override":null,"pullPolicy":"Always","repository":"quay.io/cilium/hubble-relay-ci","tag":"latest","useDigest":false}

hubble.relay.listenHost

Host to listen to. Specify an empty string to bind to all the interfaces.

string

""

hubble.relay.listenPort

Port to listen to.

string

"4245"

hubble.relay.nodeSelector

Node labels for pod assignment ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/user-guide/node-selection/

object

{"kubernetes.io/os":"linux"}

hubble.relay.podAnnotations

Annotations to be added to hubble-relay pods

object

{}

hubble.relay.podDisruptionBudget.enabled

enable PodDisruptionBudget ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/workloads/pods/disruptions/

bool

false

hubble.relay.podDisruptionBudget.maxUnavailable

Maximum number/percentage of pods that may be made unavailable

int

1

hubble.relay.podDisruptionBudget.minAvailable

Minimum number/percentage of pods that should remain scheduled. When it’s set, maxUnavailable must be disabled by maxUnavailable: null

string

nil

hubble.relay.podLabels

Labels to be added to hubble-relay pods

object

{}

hubble.relay.priorityClassName

The priority class to use for hubble-relay

string

""

hubble.relay.prometheus

Enable prometheus metrics for hubble-relay on the configured port at /metrics

object

{"enabled":false,"port":9966,"serviceMonitor":{"annotations":{},"enabled":false,"interval":"10s","labels":{},"metricRelabelings":null,"relabelings":null}}

hubble.relay.prometheus.serviceMonitor.annotations

Annotations to add to ServiceMonitor hubble-relay

object

{}

hubble.relay.prometheus.serviceMonitor.enabled

Enable service monitors. This requires the prometheus CRDs to be available (see https://github.com/prometheus-operator/prometheus-operator/blob/master/example/prometheus-operator-crd/monitoring.coreos.com_servicemonitors.yaml)

bool

false

hubble.relay.prometheus.serviceMonitor.interval

Interval for scrape metrics.

string

"10s"

hubble.relay.prometheus.serviceMonitor.labels

Labels to add to ServiceMonitor hubble-relay

object

{}

hubble.relay.prometheus.serviceMonitor.metricRelabelings

Metrics relabeling configs for the ServiceMonitor hubble-relay

string

nil

hubble.relay.prometheus.serviceMonitor.relabelings

Relabeling configs for the ServiceMonitor hubble-relay

string

nil

hubble.relay.replicas

Number of replicas run for the hubble-relay deployment.

int

1

hubble.relay.resources

Specifies the resources for the hubble-relay pods

object

{}

hubble.relay.retryTimeout

Backoff duration to retry connecting to the local hubble instance in case of failure (e.g. “30s”).

string

nil

hubble.relay.rollOutPods

Roll out Hubble Relay pods automatically when configmap is updated.

bool

false

hubble.relay.securityContext

hubble-relay security context

object

{}

hubble.relay.service

hubble-relay service configuration.

object

{"nodePort":31234,"type":"ClusterIP"}

hubble.relay.service.nodePort

  • The port to use when the service type is set to NodePort.

int

31234

hubble.relay.service.type

  • The type of service used for Hubble Relay access, either ClusterIP or NodePort.

string

"ClusterIP"

hubble.relay.sortBufferDrainTimeout

When the per-request flows sort buffer is not full, a flow is drained every time this timeout is reached (only affects requests in follow-mode) (e.g. “1s”).

string

nil

hubble.relay.sortBufferLenMax

Max number of flows that can be buffered for sorting before being sent to the client (per request) (e.g. 100).

string

nil

hubble.relay.terminationGracePeriodSeconds

Configure termination grace period for hubble relay Deployment.

int

1

hubble.relay.tls

TLS configuration for Hubble Relay

object

{"client":{"cert":"","key":""},"server":{"cert":"","enabled":false,"extraDnsNames":[],"extraIpAddresses":[],"key":""}}

hubble.relay.tls.client

base64 encoded PEM values for the hubble-relay client certificate and private key This keypair is presented to Hubble server instances for mTLS authentication and is required when hubble.tls.enabled is true. These values need to be set manually if hubble.tls.auto.enabled is false.

object

{"cert":"","key":""}

hubble.relay.tls.server

base64 encoded PEM values for the hubble-relay server certificate and private key

object

{"cert":"","enabled":false,"extraDnsNames":[],"extraIpAddresses":[],"key":""}

hubble.relay.tls.server.extraDnsNames

extra DNS names added to certificate when its auto gen

list

[]

hubble.relay.tls.server.extraIpAddresses

extra IP addresses added to certificate when its auto gen

list

[]

hubble.relay.tolerations

Node tolerations for pod assignment on nodes with taints ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/configuration/assign-pod-node/

list

[]

hubble.relay.topologySpreadConstraints

Pod topology spread constraints for hubble-relay

list

[]

hubble.relay.updateStrategy

hubble-relay update strategy

object

{"rollingUpdate":{"maxUnavailable":1},"type":"RollingUpdate"}

hubble.skipUnknownCGroupIDs

Skip Hubble events with unknown cgroup ids

bool

true

hubble.socketPath

Unix domain socket path to listen to when Hubble is enabled.

string

"/var/run/cilium/hubble.sock"

hubble.tls

TLS configuration for Hubble

object

{"auto":{"certManagerIssuerRef":{},"certValidityDuration":1095,"enabled":true,"method":"helm","schedule":"0 0 1 */4 *"},"ca":{"cert":"","key":""},"enabled":true,"server":{"cert":"","extraDnsNames":[],"extraIpAddresses":[],"key":""}}

hubble.tls.auto

Configure automatic TLS certificates generation.

object

{"certManagerIssuerRef":{},"certValidityDuration":1095,"enabled":true,"method":"helm","schedule":"0 0 1 */4 *"}

hubble.tls.auto.certManagerIssuerRef

certmanager issuer used when hubble.tls.auto.method=certmanager. If not specified, a CA issuer will be created.

object

{}

hubble.tls.auto.certValidityDuration

Generated certificates validity duration in days.

int

1095

hubble.tls.auto.enabled

Auto-generate certificates. When set to true, automatically generate a CA and certificates to enable mTLS between Hubble server and Hubble Relay instances. If set to false, the certs for Hubble server need to be provided by setting appropriate values below.

bool

true

hubble.tls.auto.method

Set the method to auto-generate certificates. Supported values: - helm: This method uses Helm to generate all certificates. - cronJob: This method uses a Kubernetes CronJob the generate any certificates not provided by the user at installation time. - certmanager: This method use cert-manager to generate & rotate certificates.

string

"helm"

hubble.tls.auto.schedule

Schedule for certificates regeneration (regardless of their expiration date). Only used if method is “cronJob”. If nil, then no recurring job will be created. Instead, only the one-shot job is deployed to generate the certificates at installation time. Defaults to midnight of the first day of every fourth month. For syntax, see https://kubernetes.io/docs/tasks/job/automated-tasks-with-cron-jobs/#schedule

string

"0 0 1 */4 *"

hubble.tls.ca

Deprecated in favor of tls.ca. To be removed in 1.13. base64 encoded PEM values for the Hubble CA certificate and private key.

object

{"cert":"","key":""}

hubble.tls.ca.cert

Deprecated in favor of tls.ca.cert. To be removed in 1.13.

string

""

hubble.tls.ca.key

Deprecated in favor of tls.ca.key. To be removed in 1.13. The CA private key (optional). If it is provided, then it will be used by hubble.tls.auto.method=cronJob to generate all other certificates. Otherwise, a ephemeral CA is generated if hubble.tls.auto.enabled=true.

string

""

hubble.tls.enabled

Enable mutual TLS for listenAddress. Setting this value to false is highly discouraged as the Hubble API provides access to potentially sensitive network flow metadata and is exposed on the host network.

bool

true

hubble.tls.server

base64 encoded PEM values for the Hubble server certificate and private key

object

{"cert":"","extraDnsNames":[],"extraIpAddresses":[],"key":""}

hubble.tls.server.extraDnsNames

Extra DNS names added to certificate when it’s auto generated

list

[]

hubble.tls.server.extraIpAddresses

Extra IP addresses added to certificate when it’s auto generated

list

[]

hubble.ui.affinity

Affinity for hubble-ui

object

{}

hubble.ui.backend.extraEnv

Additional hubble-ui backend environment variables.

list

[]

hubble.ui.backend.image

Hubble-ui backend image.

object

{"override":null,"pullPolicy":"Always","repository":"quay.io/cilium/hubble-ui-backend","tag":"v0.9.2@sha256:a3ac4d5b87889c9f7cc6323e86d3126b0d382933bd64f44382a92778b0cde5d7"}

hubble.ui.backend.resources

Resource requests and limits for the ‘backend’ container of the ‘hubble-ui’ deployment.

object

{}

hubble.ui.enabled

Whether to enable the Hubble UI.

bool

false

hubble.ui.frontend.extraEnv

Additional hubble-ui frontend environment variables.

list

[]

hubble.ui.frontend.image

Hubble-ui frontend image.

object

{"override":null,"pullPolicy":"Always","repository":"quay.io/cilium/hubble-ui","tag":"v0.9.2@sha256:d3596efc94a41c6b772b9afe6fe47c17417658956e04c3e2a28d293f2670663e"}

hubble.ui.frontend.resources

Resource requests and limits for the ‘frontend’ container of the ‘hubble-ui’ deployment.

object

{}

hubble.ui.frontend.server.ipv6

Controls server listener for ipv6

object

{"enabled":true}

hubble.ui.ingress

hubble-ui ingress configuration.

object

{"annotations":{},"className":"","enabled":false,"hosts":["chart-example.local"],"tls":[]}

hubble.ui.nodeSelector

Node labels for pod assignment ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/user-guide/node-selection/

object

{"kubernetes.io/os":"linux"}

hubble.ui.podAnnotations

Annotations to be added to hubble-ui pods

object

{}

hubble.ui.podDisruptionBudget.enabled

enable PodDisruptionBudget ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/workloads/pods/disruptions/

bool

false

hubble.ui.podDisruptionBudget.maxUnavailable

Maximum number/percentage of pods that may be made unavailable

int

1

hubble.ui.podDisruptionBudget.minAvailable

Minimum number/percentage of pods that should remain scheduled. When it’s set, maxUnavailable must be disabled by maxUnavailable: null

string

nil

hubble.ui.podLabels

Labels to be added to hubble-ui pods

object

{}

hubble.ui.priorityClassName

The priority class to use for hubble-ui

string

""

hubble.ui.replicas

The number of replicas of Hubble UI to deploy.

int

1

hubble.ui.rollOutPods

Roll out Hubble-ui pods automatically when configmap is updated.

bool

false

hubble.ui.securityContext

Security context to be added to Hubble UI pods

object

{"enabled":true,"fsGroup":1001,"runAsGroup":1001,"runAsUser":1001}

hubble.ui.securityContext.enabled

Deprecated in favor of hubble.ui.securityContext. Whether to set the security context on the Hubble UI pods.

bool

true

hubble.ui.service

hubble-ui service configuration.

object

{"nodePort":31235,"type":"ClusterIP"}

hubble.ui.service.nodePort

  • The port to use when the service type is set to NodePort.

int

31235

hubble.ui.service.type

  • The type of service used for Hubble UI access, either ClusterIP or NodePort.

string

"ClusterIP"

hubble.ui.standalone.enabled

When true, it will allow installing the Hubble UI only, without checking dependencies. It is useful if a cluster already has cilium and Hubble relay installed and you just want Hubble UI to be deployed. When installed via helm, installing UI should be done via helm upgrade and when installed via the cilium cli, then cilium hubble enable --ui

bool

false

hubble.ui.standalone.tls.certsVolume

When deploying Hubble UI in standalone, with tls enabled for Hubble relay, it is required to provide a volume for mounting the client certificates.

object

{}

hubble.ui.tls.client

base64 encoded PEM values used to connect to hubble-relay This keypair is presented to Hubble Relay instances for mTLS authentication and is required when hubble.relay.tls.server.enabled is true. These values need to be set manually if hubble.tls.auto.enabled is false.

object

{"cert":"","key":""}

hubble.ui.tolerations

Node tolerations for pod assignment on nodes with taints ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/configuration/assign-pod-node/

list

[]

hubble.ui.topologySpreadConstraints

Pod topology spread constraints for hubble-ui

list

[]

hubble.ui.updateStrategy

hubble-ui update strategy.

object

{"rollingUpdate":{"maxUnavailable":1},"type":"RollingUpdate"}

identityAllocationMode

Method to use for identity allocation (crd or kvstore).

string

"crd"

image

Agent container image.

object

{"digest":"","override":null,"pullPolicy":"Always","repository":"quay.io/cilium/cilium-ci","tag":"latest","useDigest":false}

imagePullSecrets

Configure image pull secrets for pulling container images

string

nil

ingressController.enabled

Enable cilium ingress controller This will automatically set enable-envoy-config as well.

bool

false

ingressController.enforceHttps

Enforce https for host having matching TLS host in Ingress. Incoming traffic to http listener will return 308 http error code with respective location in header.

bool

true

ingressController.ingressLBAnnotationPrefixes

IngressLBAnnotations are the annotation prefixes, which are used to filter annotations to propagate from Ingress to the Load Balancer service

list

["service.beta.kubernetes.io","service.kubernetes.io","cloud.google.com"]

ingressController.loadbalancerMode

Default ingress load balancer mode Supported values: shared, dedicated For granular control, use the following annotations on the ingress resource io.cilium.ingress/loadbalancer-mode: shared

string

"dedicated"

ingressController.secretsNamespace

SecretsNamespace is the namespace in which envoy SDS will retrieve TLS secrets from.

object

{"create":true,"name":"cilium-secrets","sync":true}

ingressController.secretsNamespace.create

Create secrets namespace for Ingress.

bool

true

ingressController.secretsNamespace.name

Name of Ingress secret namespace.

string

"cilium-secrets"

ingressController.secretsNamespace.sync

Enable secret sync, which will make sure all TLS secrets used by Ingress are synced to secretsNamespace.name. If disabled, TLS secrets must be maintained externally.

bool

true

ingressController.service

Load-balancer service in shared mode. This is a single load-balancer service for all Ingress resources.

object

{"annotations":{},"labels":{},"name":"cilium-ingress"}

ingressController.service.annotations

Annotations to be added for the shared LB service

object

{}

ingressController.service.labels

Labels to be added for the shared LB service

object

{}

ingressController.service.name

Service name

string

"cilium-ingress"

installIptablesRules

Configure whether to install iptables rules to allow for TPROXY (L7 proxy injection), iptables-based masquerading and compatibility with kube-proxy.

bool

true

installNoConntrackIptablesRules

Install Iptables rules to skip netfilter connection tracking on all pod traffic. This option is only effective when Cilium is running in direct routing and full KPR mode. Moreover, this option cannot be enabled when Cilium is running in a managed Kubernetes environment or in a chained CNI setup.

bool

false

ipMasqAgent

Configure the eBPF-based ip-masq-agent

object

{"enabled":false}

ipam.mode

Configure IP Address Management mode. ref: https://docs.cilium.io/en/stable/concepts/networking/ipam/

string

"cluster-pool"

ipam.operator.clusterPoolIPv4MaskSize

IPv4 CIDR mask size to delegate to individual nodes for IPAM.

int

24

ipam.operator.clusterPoolIPv4PodCIDR

Deprecated in favor of ipam.operator.clusterPoolIPv4PodCIDRList. IPv4 CIDR range to delegate to individual nodes for IPAM.

string

"10.0.0.0/8"

ipam.operator.clusterPoolIPv4PodCIDRList

IPv4 CIDR list range to delegate to individual nodes for IPAM.

list

[]

ipam.operator.clusterPoolIPv6MaskSize

IPv6 CIDR mask size to delegate to individual nodes for IPAM.

int

120

ipam.operator.clusterPoolIPv6PodCIDR

Deprecated in favor of ipam.operator.clusterPoolIPv6PodCIDRList. IPv6 CIDR range to delegate to individual nodes for IPAM.

string

"fd00::/104"

ipam.operator.clusterPoolIPv6PodCIDRList

IPv6 CIDR list range to delegate to individual nodes for IPAM.

list

[]

ipam.operator.externalAPILimitBurstSize

The maximum burst size when rate limiting access to external APIs. Also known as the token bucket capacity.

string

20

ipam.operator.externalAPILimitQPS

The maximum queries per second when rate limiting access to external APIs. Also known as the bucket refill rate, which is used to refill the bucket up to the burst size capacity.

string

4.0

ipv4.enabled

Enable IPv4 support.

bool

true

ipv4NativeRoutingCIDR

Allows to explicitly specify the IPv4 CIDR for native routing. When specified, Cilium assumes networking for this CIDR is preconfigured and hands traffic destined for that range to the Linux network stack without applying any SNAT. Generally speaking, specifying a native routing CIDR implies that Cilium can depend on the underlying networking stack to route packets to their destination. To offer a concrete example, if Cilium is configured to use direct routing and the Kubernetes CIDR is included in the native routing CIDR, the user must configure the routes to reach pods, either manually or by setting the auto-direct-node-routes flag.

string

""

ipv6.enabled

Enable IPv6 support.

bool

false

ipv6NativeRoutingCIDR

Allows to explicitly specify the IPv6 CIDR for native routing. When specified, Cilium assumes networking for this CIDR is preconfigured and hands traffic destined for that range to the Linux network stack without applying any SNAT. Generally speaking, specifying a native routing CIDR implies that Cilium can depend on the underlying networking stack to route packets to their destination. To offer a concrete example, if Cilium is configured to use direct routing and the Kubernetes CIDR is included in the native routing CIDR, the user must configure the routes to reach pods, either manually or by setting the auto-direct-node-routes flag.

string

""

k8s

Configure Kubernetes specific configuration

object

{}

k8sServiceHost

Kubernetes service host

string

""

k8sServicePort

Kubernetes service port

string

""

keepDeprecatedLabels

Keep the deprecated selector labels when deploying Cilium DaemonSet.

bool

false

keepDeprecatedProbes

Keep the deprecated probes when deploying Cilium DaemonSet

bool

false

kubeConfigPath

Kubernetes config path

string

"~/.kube/config"

kubeProxyReplacementHealthzBindAddr

healthz server bind address for the kube-proxy replacement. To enable set the value to ‘0.0.0.0:10256’ for all ipv4 addresses and this ‘[::]:10256’ for all ipv6 addresses. By default it is disabled.

string

""

l2NeighDiscovery.enabled

Enable L2 neighbor discovery in the agent

bool

true

l2NeighDiscovery.refreshPeriod

Override the agent’s default neighbor resolution refresh period.

string

"30s"

l7Proxy

Enable Layer 7 network policy.

bool

true

livenessProbe.failureThreshold

failure threshold of liveness probe

int

10

livenessProbe.periodSeconds

interval between checks of the liveness probe

int

30

localRedirectPolicy

Enable Local Redirect Policy.

bool

false

logSystemLoad

Enables periodic logging of system load

bool

false

maglev

Configure maglev consistent hashing

object

{}

monitor

cilium-monitor sidecar.

object

{"enabled":false}

monitor.enabled

Enable the cilium-monitor sidecar.

bool

false

name

Agent container name.

string

"cilium"

nodePort

Configure N-S k8s service loadbalancing

object

{"autoProtectPortRange":true,"bindProtection":true,"enableHealthCheck":true,"enabled":false}

nodePort.autoProtectPortRange

Append NodePort range to ip_local_reserved_ports if clash with ephemeral ports is detected.

bool

true

nodePort.bindProtection

Set to true to prevent applications binding to service ports.

bool

true

nodePort.enableHealthCheck

Enable healthcheck nodePort server for NodePort services

bool

true

nodePort.enabled

Enable the Cilium NodePort service implementation.

bool

false

nodeSelector

Node selector for cilium-agent.

object

{"kubernetes.io/os":"linux"}

nodeinit.affinity

Affinity for cilium-nodeinit

object

{}

nodeinit.bootstrapFile

bootstrapFile is the location of the file where the bootstrap timestamp is written by the node-init DaemonSet

string

"/tmp/cilium-bootstrap.d/cilium-bootstrap-time"

nodeinit.enabled

Enable the node initialization DaemonSet

bool

false

nodeinit.extraEnv

Additional nodeinit environment variables.

list

[]

nodeinit.image

node-init image.

object

{"override":null,"pullPolicy":"Always","repository":"quay.io/cilium/startup-script","tag":"d69851597ea019af980891a4628fb36b7880ec26"}

nodeinit.nodeSelector

Node labels for nodeinit pod assignment ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/user-guide/node-selection/

object

{"kubernetes.io/os":"linux"}

nodeinit.podAnnotations

Annotations to be added to node-init pods.

object

{}

nodeinit.podLabels

Labels to be added to node-init pods.

object

{}

nodeinit.priorityClassName

The priority class to use for the nodeinit pod.

string

""

nodeinit.resources

nodeinit resource limits & requests ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/user-guide/compute-resources/

object

{"requests":{"cpu":"100m","memory":"100Mi"}}

nodeinit.securityContext

Security context to be added to nodeinit pods.

object

{"capabilities":{"add":["SYS_MODULE","NET_ADMIN","SYS_ADMIN","SYS_CHROOT","SYS_PTRACE"]},"privileged":false,"seLinuxOptions":{"level":"s0","type":"spc_t"}}

nodeinit.tolerations

Node tolerations for nodeinit scheduling to nodes with taints ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/configuration/assign-pod-node/

list

[{"operator":"Exists"}]

nodeinit.updateStrategy

node-init update strategy

object

{"type":"RollingUpdate"}

operator.affinity

Affinity for cilium-operator

object

{"podAntiAffinity":{"requiredDuringSchedulingIgnoredDuringExecution":[{"labelSelector":{"matchLabels":{"io.cilium/app":"operator"}},"topologyKey":"kubernetes.io/hostname"}]}}

operator.dnsPolicy

DNS policy for Cilium operator pods. Ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/services-networking/dns-pod-service/#pod-s-dns-policy

string

""

operator.enabled

Enable the cilium-operator component (required).

bool

true

operator.endpointGCInterval

Interval for endpoint garbage collection.

string

"5m0s"

operator.extraArgs

Additional cilium-operator container arguments.

list

[]

operator.extraEnv

Additional cilium-operator environment variables.

list

[]

operator.extraHostPathMounts

Additional cilium-operator hostPath mounts.

list

[]

operator.extraVolumeMounts

Additional cilium-operator volumeMounts.

list

[]

operator.extraVolumes

Additional cilium-operator volumes.

list

[]

operator.identityGCInterval

Interval for identity garbage collection.

string

"15m0s"

operator.identityHeartbeatTimeout

Timeout for identity heartbeats.

string

"30m0s"

operator.image

cilium-operator image.

object

{"alibabacloudDigest":"","awsDigest":"","azureDigest":"","genericDigest":"","override":null,"pullPolicy":"Always","repository":"quay.io/cilium/operator","suffix":"-ci","tag":"latest","useDigest":false}

operator.nodeGCInterval

Interval for cilium node garbage collection.

string

"5m0s"

operator.nodeSelector

Node labels for cilium-operator pod assignment ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/user-guide/node-selection/

object

{"kubernetes.io/os":"linux"}

operator.podAnnotations

Annotations to be added to cilium-operator pods

object

{}

operator.podDisruptionBudget.enabled

enable PodDisruptionBudget ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/workloads/pods/disruptions/

bool

false

operator.podDisruptionBudget.maxUnavailable

Maximum number/percentage of pods that may be made unavailable

int

1

operator.podDisruptionBudget.minAvailable

Minimum number/percentage of pods that should remain scheduled. When it’s set, maxUnavailable must be disabled by maxUnavailable: null

string

nil

operator.podLabels

Labels to be added to cilium-operator pods

object

{}

operator.priorityClassName

The priority class to use for cilium-operator

string

""

operator.prometheus

Enable prometheus metrics for cilium-operator on the configured port at /metrics

object

{"enabled":false,"port":9963,"serviceMonitor":{"annotations":{},"enabled":false,"interval":"10s","labels":{},"metricRelabelings":null,"relabelings":null}}

operator.prometheus.serviceMonitor.annotations

Annotations to add to ServiceMonitor cilium-operator

object

{}

operator.prometheus.serviceMonitor.enabled

Enable service monitors. This requires the prometheus CRDs to be available (see https://github.com/prometheus-operator/prometheus-operator/blob/master/example/prometheus-operator-crd/monitoring.coreos.com_servicemonitors.yaml)

bool

false

operator.prometheus.serviceMonitor.interval

Interval for scrape metrics.

string

"10s"

operator.prometheus.serviceMonitor.labels

Labels to add to ServiceMonitor cilium-operator

object

{}

operator.prometheus.serviceMonitor.metricRelabelings

Metrics relabeling configs for the ServiceMonitor cilium-operator

string

nil

operator.prometheus.serviceMonitor.relabelings

Relabeling configs for the ServiceMonitor cilium-operator

string

nil

operator.removeNodeTaints

Remove Cilium node taint from Kubernetes nodes that have a healthy Cilium pod running.

bool

true

operator.replicas

Number of replicas to run for the cilium-operator deployment

int

2

operator.resources

cilium-operator resource limits & requests ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/user-guide/compute-resources/

object

{}

operator.rollOutPods

Roll out cilium-operator pods automatically when configmap is updated.

bool

false

operator.securityContext

Security context to be added to cilium-operator pods

object

{}

operator.setNodeNetworkStatus

Set Node condition NetworkUnavailable to ‘false’ with the reason ‘CiliumIsUp’ for nodes that have a healthy Cilium pod.

bool

true

operator.skipCNPStatusStartupClean

Skip CNP node status clean up at operator startup.

bool

false

operator.skipCRDCreation

Skip CRDs creation for cilium-operator

bool

false

operator.tolerations

Node tolerations for cilium-operator scheduling to nodes with taints ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/configuration/assign-pod-node/

list

[{"operator":"Exists"}]

operator.topologySpreadConstraints

Pod topology spread constraints for cilium-operator

list

[]

operator.unmanagedPodWatcher.intervalSeconds

Interval, in seconds, to check if there are any pods that are not managed by Cilium.

int

15

operator.unmanagedPodWatcher.restart

Restart any pod that are not managed by Cilium.

bool

true

operator.updateStrategy

cilium-operator update strategy

object

{"rollingUpdate":{"maxSurge":1,"maxUnavailable":1},"type":"RollingUpdate"}

pmtuDiscovery.enabled

Enable path MTU discovery to send ICMP fragmentation-needed replies to the client.

bool

false

podAnnotations

Annotations to be added to agent pods

object

{}

podLabels

Labels to be added to agent pods

object

{}

policyEnforcementMode

The agent can be put into one of the three policy enforcement modes: default, always and never. ref: https://docs.cilium.io/en/stable/policy/intro/#policy-enforcement-modes

string

"default"

pprof.enabled

Enable Go pprof debugging

bool

false

preflight.affinity

Affinity for cilium-preflight

object

{"podAffinity":{"requiredDuringSchedulingIgnoredDuringExecution":[{"labelSelector":{"matchLabels":{"k8s-app":"cilium"}},"topologyKey":"kubernetes.io/hostname"}]}}

preflight.enabled

Enable Cilium pre-flight resources (required for upgrade)

bool

false

preflight.extraEnv

Additional preflight environment variables.

list

[]

preflight.image

Cilium pre-flight image.

object

{"digest":"","override":null,"pullPolicy":"Always","repository":"quay.io/cilium/cilium-ci","tag":"latest","useDigest":false}

preflight.nodeSelector

Node labels for preflight pod assignment ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/user-guide/node-selection/

object

{"kubernetes.io/os":"linux"}

preflight.podAnnotations

Annotations to be added to preflight pods

object

{}

preflight.podDisruptionBudget.enabled

enable PodDisruptionBudget ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/workloads/pods/disruptions/

bool

false

preflight.podDisruptionBudget.maxUnavailable

Maximum number/percentage of pods that may be made unavailable

int

1

preflight.podDisruptionBudget.minAvailable

Minimum number/percentage of pods that should remain scheduled. When it’s set, maxUnavailable must be disabled by maxUnavailable: null

string

nil

preflight.podLabels

Labels to be added to the preflight pod.

object

{}

preflight.priorityClassName

The priority class to use for the preflight pod.

string

""

preflight.resources

preflight resource limits & requests ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/user-guide/compute-resources/

object

{}

preflight.securityContext

Security context to be added to preflight pods

object

{}

preflight.terminationGracePeriodSeconds

Configure termination grace period for preflight Deployment and DaemonSet.

int

1

preflight.tofqdnsPreCache

Path to write the --tofqdns-pre-cache file to.

string

""

preflight.tolerations

Node tolerations for preflight scheduling to nodes with taints ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/configuration/assign-pod-node/

list

[{"effect":"NoSchedule","key":"node.kubernetes.io/not-ready"},{"effect":"NoSchedule","key":"node-role.kubernetes.io/master"},{"effect":"NoSchedule","key":"node.cloudprovider.kubernetes.io/uninitialized","value":"true"},{"key":"CriticalAddonsOnly","operator":"Exists"}]

preflight.updateStrategy

preflight update strategy

object

{"type":"RollingUpdate"}

preflight.validateCNPs

By default we should always validate the installed CNPs before upgrading Cilium. This will make sure the user will have the policies deployed in the cluster with the right schema.

bool

true

priorityClassName

The priority class to use for cilium-agent.

string

""

prometheus

Configure prometheus metrics on the configured port at /metrics

object

{"enabled":false,"metrics":null,"port":9962,"serviceMonitor":{"annotations":{},"enabled":false,"interval":"10s","labels":{},"metricRelabelings":null,"relabelings":[{"replacement":"${1}","sourceLabels":["__meta_kubernetes_pod_node_name"],"targetLabel":"node"}]}}

prometheus.metrics

Metrics that should be enabled or disabled from the default metric list. (+metric_foo to enable metric_foo , -metric_bar to disable metric_bar). ref: https://docs.cilium.io/en/stable/operations/metrics/#exported-metrics

string

nil

prometheus.serviceMonitor.annotations

Annotations to add to ServiceMonitor cilium-agent

object

{}

prometheus.serviceMonitor.enabled

Enable service monitors. This requires the prometheus CRDs to be available (see https://github.com/prometheus-operator/prometheus-operator/blob/master/example/prometheus-operator-crd/monitoring.coreos.com_servicemonitors.yaml)

bool

false

prometheus.serviceMonitor.interval

Interval for scrape metrics.

string

"10s"

prometheus.serviceMonitor.labels

Labels to add to ServiceMonitor cilium-agent

object

{}

prometheus.serviceMonitor.metricRelabelings

Metrics relabeling configs for the ServiceMonitor cilium-agent

string

nil

prometheus.serviceMonitor.relabelings

Relabeling configs for the ServiceMonitor cilium-agent

list

[{"replacement":"${1}","sourceLabels":["__meta_kubernetes_pod_node_name"],"targetLabel":"node"}]

proxy

Configure Istio proxy options.

object

{"prometheus":{"enabled":true,"port":"9964"},"sidecarImageRegex":"cilium/istio_proxy"}

proxy.sidecarImageRegex

Regular expression matching compatible Istio sidecar istio-proxy container image names

string

"cilium/istio_proxy"

rbac.create

Enable creation of Resource-Based Access Control configuration.

bool

true

readinessProbe.failureThreshold

failure threshold of readiness probe

int

3

readinessProbe.periodSeconds

interval between checks of the readiness probe

int

30

remoteNodeIdentity

Enable use of the remote node identity. ref: https://docs.cilium.io/en/v1.7/install/upgrade/#configmap-remote-node-identity

bool

true

resourceQuotas

Enable resource quotas for priority classes used in the cluster.

object

{"cilium":{"hard":{"pods":"10k"}},"enabled":false,"operator":{"hard":{"pods":"15"}}}

resources

Agent resource limits & requests ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/user-guide/compute-resources/

object

{}

rollOutCiliumPods

Roll out cilium agent pods automatically when configmap is updated.

bool

false

sctp

SCTP Configuration Values

object

{"enabled":false}

sctp.enabled

Enable SCTP support. NOTE: Currently, SCTP support does not support rewriting ports or multihoming.

bool

false

securityContext.capabilities.applySysctlOverwrites

capabilities for the apply-sysctl-overwrites init container

list

["SYS_ADMIN","SYS_CHROOT","SYS_PTRACE"]

securityContext.capabilities.ciliumAgent

Capabilities for the cilium-agent container

list

["CHOWN","KILL","NET_ADMIN","NET_RAW","IPC_LOCK","SYS_MODULE","SYS_ADMIN","SYS_RESOURCE","DAC_OVERRIDE","FOWNER","SETGID","SETUID"]

securityContext.capabilities.cleanCiliumState

Capabilities for the clean-cilium-state init container

list

["NET_ADMIN","SYS_MODULE","SYS_ADMIN","SYS_RESOURCE"]

securityContext.capabilities.mountCgroup

Capabilities for the mount-cgroup init container

list

["SYS_ADMIN","SYS_CHROOT","SYS_PTRACE"]

securityContext.privileged

Run the pod with elevated privileges

bool

false

serviceAccounts

Define serviceAccount names for components.

object

Component’s fully qualified name.

serviceAccounts.clustermeshcertgen

Clustermeshcertgen is used if clustermesh.apiserver.tls.auto.method=cronJob

object

{"annotations":{},"create":true,"name":"clustermesh-apiserver-generate-certs"}

serviceAccounts.hubblecertgen

Hubblecertgen is used if hubble.tls.auto.method=cronJob

object

{"annotations":{},"create":true,"name":"hubble-generate-certs"}

sleepAfterInit

Do not run Cilium agent when running with clean mode. Useful to completely uninstall Cilium as it will stop Cilium from starting and create artifacts in the node.

bool

false

socketLB

Configure socket LB

object

{"enabled":false}

socketLB.enabled

Enable socket LB

bool

false

sockops

Configure BPF socket operations configuration

object

{"enabled":false}

startupProbe.failureThreshold

failure threshold of startup probe. 105 x 2s translates to the old behaviour of the readiness probe (120s delay + 30 x 3s)

int

105

startupProbe.periodSeconds

interval between checks of the startup probe

int

2

statelessNat46x64

Configure Stateless NAT46/NAT64 translation

object

{"enabled":false}

statelessNat46x64.enabled

Enable RFC8215-prefixed translation

bool

false

svcSourceRangeCheck

Enable check of service source ranges (currently, only for LoadBalancer).

bool

true

synchronizeK8sNodes

Synchronize Kubernetes nodes to kvstore and perform CNP GC.

bool

true

terminationGracePeriodSeconds

Configure termination grace period for cilium-agent DaemonSet.

int

1

tls

Configure TLS configuration in the agent.

object

{"ca":{"cert":"","certValidityDuration":1095,"key":""},"secretsBackend":"local"}

tls.ca

Base64 encoded PEM values for the CA certificate and private key. This can be used as common CA to generate certificates used by hubble and clustermesh components

object

{"cert":"","certValidityDuration":1095,"key":""}

tls.ca.cert

Optional CA cert. If it is provided, it will be used by cilium to generate all other certificates. Otherwise, an ephemeral CA is generated.

string

""

tls.ca.certValidityDuration

Generated certificates validity duration in days. This will be used for auto generated CA.

int

1095

tls.ca.key

Optional CA private key. If it is provided, it will be used by cilium to generate all other certificates. Otherwise, an ephemeral CA is generated.

string

""

tls.secretsBackend

This configures how the Cilium agent loads the secrets used TLS-aware CiliumNetworkPolicies (namely the secrets referenced by terminatingTLS and originatingTLS). Possible values: - local - k8s

string

"local"

tolerations

Node tolerations for agent scheduling to nodes with taints ref: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/configuration/assign-pod-node/

list

[{"operator":"Exists"}]

tunnel

Configure the encapsulation configuration for communication between nodes. Possible values: - disabled - vxlan (default) - geneve

string

"vxlan"

tunnelPort

Configure VXLAN and Geneve tunnel port.

int

Port 8472 for VXLAN, Port 6081 for Geneve

updateStrategy

Cilium agent update strategy

object

{"rollingUpdate":{"maxUnavailable":2},"type":"RollingUpdate"}

vtep.cidr

A space separated list of VTEP device CIDRs, for example “1.1.1.0/24 1.1.2.0/24”

string

""

vtep.enabled

Enables VXLAN Tunnel Endpoint (VTEP) Integration (beta) to allow Cilium-managed pods to talk to third party VTEP devices over Cilium tunnel.

bool

false

vtep.endpoint

A space separated list of VTEP device endpoint IPs, for example “1.1.1.1 1.1.2.1”

string

""

vtep.mac

A space separated list of VTEP device MAC addresses (VTEP MAC), for example “x:x:x:x:x:x y:y:y:y:y:y:y”

string

""

vtep.mask

VTEP CIDRs Mask that applies to all VTEP CIDRs, for example “255.255.255.0”

string

""

waitForKubeProxy

Wait for KUBE-PROXY-CANARY iptables rule to appear in “wait-for-kube-proxy” init container before launching cilium-agent. More context can be found in the commit message of below PR https://github.com/cilium/cilium/pull/20123

bool

false

wellKnownIdentities.enabled

Enable the use of well-known identities.

bool

false