Commit c2f79ab2 authored by Joshua Lambert's avatar Joshua Lambert
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Update Prometheus documentation to indicate on by default

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...@@ -17,10 +17,7 @@ GitLab monitors its own internal service metrics, and makes them available at th ...@@ -17,10 +17,7 @@ GitLab monitors its own internal service metrics, and makes them available at th
`/-/metrics` endpoint. Unlike other [Prometheus] exporters, in order to access `/-/metrics` endpoint. Unlike other [Prometheus] exporters, in order to access
it, the client IP needs to be [included in a whitelist][whitelist]. it, the client IP needs to be [included in a whitelist][whitelist].
Currently the embedded Prometheus server is not automatically configured to For Omnibus and Chart installations, these metrics are automatically enabled and collected as of [GitLab 9.4](https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/omnibus-gitlab/merge_requests/1702). For source installations or earlier verisons, these metrics will need to be enabled manually and collected by a Prometheus server.
collect metrics from this endpoint. We recommend setting up another Prometheus
server, because the embedded server configuration is overwritten once every
[reconfigure of GitLab][reconfigure]. In the future this will not be required.
## Unicorn Metrics available ## Unicorn Metrics available
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