Ensure Stackdriver logging on Kubernetes engine clusters is enabled

Error: Stackdriver logging on Kubernetes engine clusters is disabled

Bridgecrew Policy ID: BC_GCP_KUBERNETES_1
Checkov Check ID: CKV_GCP_1
Severity: LOW

Stackdriver logging on Kubernetes engine clusters is disabled

Description

Stackdriver is the default logging solution for clusters deployed on GKE. Stackdriver logging is deployed to a new cluster by default, explicitly set to opt-out. Stackdriver logging collects only the container’s standard output and standard error streams. To ingest logs, Stackdriver logging agent must be deployed to each node in the cluster. Stackdriver provides a single-pane-of-glass view of metrics, logs, and traces through Kubernetes Engine clusters and workloads.

We recommend you use Stackdriver logging as a unified data logging solution for GKE workloads unless additional observability tooling is already in place.


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