Traefik is an innovative and highly versatile open-source reverse proxy and load balancer, specifically designed to cater to the needs of modern, cloud-native applications. It stands out in the realm of microservices and containerized environments for its dynamic configuration capabilities and automatic service discovery.

Traefik simplifies the routing of requests to various microservices and manages SSL/TLS termination, which is essential for secure communication. Its ability to integrate seamlessly with popular container orchestration platforms like Kubernetes, coupled with its user-friendly dashboard for real-time monitoring and management, makes it an important tool in today's distributed and agile software deployment landscapes.

Integrating Traefik with groundcover

To start accessing granular insights, just follow these 2 super easy steps:

Step 1: Enable Custom Metrics

Follow our quick guide on how to enable scraping custom metrics on groundcover.

Step 2: Import dashboard using Grafana ID

In the groundcover platform, go to Dashboards -> New -> Import.

In the box titled "Import via", enter one of the following dashboard IDs, then click "Load".

IDNameDescriptionMore Info



Dashboard for Traefik metrics stats from prometheus


Traefik 2

Simple dashboard for Traefik 2, visualizing every important metric for your Traefik instance(s).


Traefik 2.2

Traefik metrics dashboard (data from prometheus)


Traefik Official Standalone Dashboard

Official dashboard for a single instance of Traefik. It only uses native prometheus metrics from Traefik. It can be filtered by DataSources, Services and Entrypoint.


Traefik Official Kubernetes Dashboard

Official dashboard for Traefik on Kubernetes. It uses native prometheus metrics from Traefik and namespace label. It can be filtered by DataSources, Services and Entrypoint.

Note: The dashboards above are the 5 most downloaded Traefik dashboards on Grafana's website, and are listed by number of downloads. More dashboards are available on their website and the steps to add them is the same. Visit this page for the full list of Traefik dashboards.

That's it!

You can now see the imported dashboard in your list of Dashboards and start using it immediately.

You can repeat this action to load as many of these dashboards as you like.

If you import more than one of these dashboards, you may find it useful to create a Traefik Dashboards Folder in groundcover.

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