Table of Contents

Tools #

The thanos tools subcommand of Thanos is a set of additional CLI, short-living tools that are meant to be ran for development or debugging purposes.

All commands added as tools should land in tools.go or file with tools_ prefix.

Flags #

usage: thanos tools <command> [<args> ...]

Tools utility commands

Flags:
  -h, --help               Show context-sensitive help (also try --help-long and
                           --help-man).
      --log.format=logfmt  Log format to use. Possible options: logfmt or json.
      --log.level=info     Log filtering level.
      --tracing.config=<content>
                           Alternative to 'tracing.config-file' flag (mutually
                           exclusive). Content of YAML file with tracing
                           configuration. See format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --tracing.config-file=<file-path>
                           Path to YAML file with tracing configuration. See
                           format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --version            Show application version.

Subcommands:
  tools bucket verify [<flags>]
    Verify all blocks in the bucket against specified issues. NOTE: Depending on
    issue this might take time and will need downloading all specified blocks to
    disk.

  tools bucket ls [<flags>]
    List all blocks in the bucket.

  tools bucket inspect [<flags>]
    Inspect all blocks in the bucket in detailed, table-like way.

  tools bucket web [<flags>]
    Web interface for remote storage bucket.

  tools bucket replicate [<flags>]
    Replicate data from one object storage to another. NOTE: Currently it works
    only with Thanos blocks (meta.json has to have Thanos metadata).

  tools bucket downsample [<flags>]
    Continuously downsamples blocks in an object store bucket.

  tools bucket cleanup [<flags>]
    Cleans up all blocks marked for deletion.

  tools bucket mark --id=ID --marker=MARKER --details=DETAILS
    Mark block for deletion or no-compact in a safe way. NOTE: If the compactor
    is currently running compacting same block, this operation would be
    potentially a noop.

  tools bucket rewrite --id=ID [<flags>]
    Rewrite chosen blocks in the bucket, while deleting or modifying series
    Resulted block has modified stats in meta.json. Additionally
    compaction.sources are altered to not confuse readers of meta.json. Instead
    thanos.rewrite section is added with useful info like old sources and
    deletion requests. NOTE: It's recommended to turn off compactor while doing
    this operation. If the compactor is running and touching exactly same block
    that is being rewritten, the resulted rewritten block might only cause
    overlap (mitigated by marking overlapping block manually for deletion) and
    the data you wanted to rewrite could already part of bigger block.

    Use FILESYSTEM type of bucket to rewrite block on disk (suitable for vanilla
    Prometheus) After rewrite, it's caller responsibility to delete or mark
    source block for deletion to avoid overlaps. WARNING: This procedure is
    *IRREVERSIBLE* after certain time (delete delay), so do backup your blocks
    first.

  tools rules-check --rules=RULES
    Check if the rule files are valid or not.


Bucket #

The thanos tools bucket subcommand of Thanos is a set of commands to inspect data in object storage buckets. It is normally run as a standalone command to aid with troubleshooting.

Example:

thanos tools bucket verify --objstore.config-file=bucket.yml

The content of bucket.yml:

type: GCS
config:
  bucket: example-bucket

Bucket can be extended to add more subcommands that will be helpful when working with object storage buckets by adding a new command within /cmd/thanos/tools_bucket.go .

usage: thanos tools bucket [<flags>] <command> [<args> ...]

Bucket utility commands

Flags:
  -h, --help               Show context-sensitive help (also try --help-long and
                           --help-man).
      --log.format=logfmt  Log format to use. Possible options: logfmt or json.
      --log.level=info     Log filtering level.
      --objstore.config=<content>
                           Alternative to 'objstore.config-file' flag (mutually
                           exclusive). Content of YAML file that contains object
                           store configuration. See format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
      --objstore.config-file=<file-path>
                           Path to YAML file that contains object store
                           configuration. See format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
      --tracing.config=<content>
                           Alternative to 'tracing.config-file' flag (mutually
                           exclusive). Content of YAML file with tracing
                           configuration. See format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --tracing.config-file=<file-path>
                           Path to YAML file with tracing configuration. See
                           format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --version            Show application version.

Subcommands:
  tools bucket verify [<flags>]
    Verify all blocks in the bucket against specified issues. NOTE: Depending on
    issue this might take time and will need downloading all specified blocks to
    disk.

  tools bucket ls [<flags>]
    List all blocks in the bucket.

  tools bucket inspect [<flags>]
    Inspect all blocks in the bucket in detailed, table-like way.

  tools bucket web [<flags>]
    Web interface for remote storage bucket.

  tools bucket replicate [<flags>]
    Replicate data from one object storage to another. NOTE: Currently it works
    only with Thanos blocks (meta.json has to have Thanos metadata).

  tools bucket downsample [<flags>]
    Continuously downsamples blocks in an object store bucket.

  tools bucket cleanup [<flags>]
    Cleans up all blocks marked for deletion.

  tools bucket mark --id=ID --marker=MARKER --details=DETAILS
    Mark block for deletion or no-compact in a safe way. NOTE: If the compactor
    is currently running compacting same block, this operation would be
    potentially a noop.

  tools bucket rewrite --id=ID [<flags>]
    Rewrite chosen blocks in the bucket, while deleting or modifying series
    Resulted block has modified stats in meta.json. Additionally
    compaction.sources are altered to not confuse readers of meta.json. Instead
    thanos.rewrite section is added with useful info like old sources and
    deletion requests. NOTE: It's recommended to turn off compactor while doing
    this operation. If the compactor is running and touching exactly same block
    that is being rewritten, the resulted rewritten block might only cause
    overlap (mitigated by marking overlapping block manually for deletion) and
    the data you wanted to rewrite could already part of bigger block.

    Use FILESYSTEM type of bucket to rewrite block on disk (suitable for vanilla
    Prometheus) After rewrite, it's caller responsibility to delete or mark
    source block for deletion to avoid overlaps. WARNING: This procedure is
    *IRREVERSIBLE* after certain time (delete delay), so do backup your blocks
    first.


Bucket Web #

tools bucket web is used to inspect bucket blocks in form of interactive web UI.

This will start local webserver that will periodically update the view with given refresh.

web

Example:

thanos tools bucket web --objstore.config-file="..."
usage: thanos tools bucket web [<flags>]

Web interface for remote storage bucket.

Flags:
  -h, --help                    Show context-sensitive help (also try
                                --help-long and --help-man).
      --http-address="0.0.0.0:10902"
                                Listen host:port for HTTP endpoints.
      --http-grace-period=2m    Time to wait after an interrupt received for
                                HTTP Server.
      --http.config=""          [EXPERIMENTAL] Path to the configuration file
                                that can enable TLS or authentication for all
                                HTTP endpoints.
      --label=LABEL             Prometheus label to use as timeline title
      --log.format=logfmt       Log format to use. Possible options: logfmt or
                                json.
      --log.level=info          Log filtering level.
      --objstore.config=<content>
                                Alternative to 'objstore.config-file' flag
                                (mutually exclusive). Content of YAML file that
                                contains object store configuration. See format
                                details:
                                https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
      --objstore.config-file=<file-path>
                                Path to YAML file that contains object store
                                configuration. See format details:
                                https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
      --refresh=30m             Refresh interval to download metadata from
                                remote storage
      --timeout=5m              Timeout to download metadata from remote storage
      --tracing.config=<content>
                                Alternative to 'tracing.config-file' flag
                                (mutually exclusive). Content of YAML file with
                                tracing configuration. See format details:
                                https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --tracing.config-file=<file-path>
                                Path to YAML file with tracing configuration.
                                See format details:
                                https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --version                 Show application version.
      --web.disable-cors        Whether to disable CORS headers to be set by
                                Thanos. By default Thanos sets CORS headers to
                                be allowed by all.
      --web.external-prefix=""  Static prefix for all HTML links and redirect
                                URLs in the bucket web UI interface. Actual
                                endpoints are still served on / or the
                                web.route-prefix. This allows thanos bucket web
                                UI to be served behind a reverse proxy that
                                strips a URL sub-path.
      --web.prefix-header=""    Name of HTTP request header used for dynamic
                                prefixing of UI links and redirects. This option
                                is ignored if web.external-prefix argument is
                                set. Security risk: enable this option only if a
                                reverse proxy in front of thanos is resetting
                                the header. The
                                --web.prefix-header=X-Forwarded-Prefix option
                                can be useful, for example, if Thanos UI is
                                served via Traefik reverse proxy with
                                PathPrefixStrip option enabled, which sends the
                                stripped prefix value in X-Forwarded-Prefix
                                header. This allows thanos UI to be served on a
                                sub-path.
      --web.route-prefix=""     Prefix for API and UI endpoints. This allows
                                thanos UI to be served on a sub-path. Defaults
                                to the value of --web.external-prefix. This
                                option is analogous to --web.route-prefix of
                                Prometheus.

Bucket Verify #

tools bucket verify is used to verify and optionally repair blocks within the specified bucket.

Example:

thanos tools bucket verify --objstore.config-file="..."

When using the --repair option, make sure that the compactor job is disabled first.

usage: thanos tools bucket verify [<flags>]

Verify all blocks in the bucket against specified issues. NOTE: Depending on
issue this might take time and will need downloading all specified blocks to
disk.

Flags:
      --delete-delay=0s    Duration after which blocks marked for deletion would
                           be deleted permanently from source bucket by
                           compactor component. If delete-delay is non zero,
                           blocks will be marked for deletion and compactor
                           component is required to delete blocks from source
                           bucket. If delete-delay is 0, blocks will be deleted
                           straight away. Use this if you want to get rid of or
                           move the block immediately. Note that deleting blocks
                           immediately can cause query failures, if store
                           gateway still has the block loaded, or compactor is
                           ignoring the deletion because it's compacting the
                           block at the same time.
  -h, --help               Show context-sensitive help (also try --help-long and
                           --help-man).
      --id=ID ...          Block IDs to verify (and optionally repair) only. If
                           none is specified, all blocks will be verified.
                           Repeated field
  -i, --issues=index_known_issues... ...
                           Issues to verify (and optionally repair). Possible
                           issue to verify, without repair: [overlapped_blocks];
                           Possible issue to verify and repair:
                           [index_known_issues duplicated_compaction]
      --log.format=logfmt  Log format to use. Possible options: logfmt or json.
      --log.level=info     Log filtering level.
      --objstore-backup.config=<content>
                           Alternative to 'objstore-backup.config-file' flag
                           (mutually exclusive). Content of YAML file that
                           contains object store-backup configuration. See
                           format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
                           Used for repair logic to backup blocks before
                           removal.
      --objstore-backup.config-file=<file-path>
                           Path to YAML file that contains object store-backup
                           configuration. See format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
                           Used for repair logic to backup blocks before
                           removal.
      --objstore.config=<content>
                           Alternative to 'objstore.config-file' flag (mutually
                           exclusive). Content of YAML file that contains object
                           store configuration. See format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
      --objstore.config-file=<file-path>
                           Path to YAML file that contains object store
                           configuration. See format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
  -r, --repair             Attempt to repair blocks for which issues were
                           detected
      --tracing.config=<content>
                           Alternative to 'tracing.config-file' flag (mutually
                           exclusive). Content of YAML file with tracing
                           configuration. See format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --tracing.config-file=<file-path>
                           Path to YAML file with tracing configuration. See
                           format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --version            Show application version.

Bucket ls #

tools bucket ls is used to list all blocks in the specified bucket.

Example:

thanos tools bucket ls -o json --objstore.config-file="..."
usage: thanos tools bucket ls [<flags>]

List all blocks in the bucket.

Flags:
  -h, --help               Show context-sensitive help (also try --help-long and
                           --help-man).
      --log.format=logfmt  Log format to use. Possible options: logfmt or json.
      --log.level=info     Log filtering level.
      --objstore.config=<content>
                           Alternative to 'objstore.config-file' flag (mutually
                           exclusive). Content of YAML file that contains object
                           store configuration. See format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
      --objstore.config-file=<file-path>
                           Path to YAML file that contains object store
                           configuration. See format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
  -o, --output=""          Optional format in which to print each block's
                           information. Options are 'json', 'wide' or a custom
                           template.
      --tracing.config=<content>
                           Alternative to 'tracing.config-file' flag (mutually
                           exclusive). Content of YAML file with tracing
                           configuration. See format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --tracing.config-file=<file-path>
                           Path to YAML file with tracing configuration. See
                           format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --version            Show application version.

Bucket inspect #

tools bucket inspect is used to inspect buckets in a detailed way using stdout in ASCII table format.

Example:

thanos tools bucket inspect -l environment=\"prod\" --objstore.config-file="..."
usage: thanos tools bucket inspect [<flags>]

Inspect all blocks in the bucket in detailed, table-like way.

Flags:
  -h, --help                 Show context-sensitive help (also try --help-long
                             and --help-man).
      --log.format=logfmt    Log format to use. Possible options: logfmt or
                             json.
      --log.level=info       Log filtering level.
      --objstore.config=<content>
                             Alternative to 'objstore.config-file' flag
                             (mutually exclusive). Content of YAML file that
                             contains object store configuration. See format
                             details:
                             https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
      --objstore.config-file=<file-path>
                             Path to YAML file that contains object store
                             configuration. See format details:
                             https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
  -l, --selector=<name>=\"<value>\" ...
                             Selects blocks based on label, e.g. '-l
                             key1=\"value1\" -l key2=\"value2\"'. All key value
                             pairs must match.
      --sort-by=FROM... ...  Sort by columns. It's also possible to sort by
                             multiple columns, e.g. '--sort-by FROM --sort-by
                             UNTIL'. I.e., if the 'FROM' value is equal the rows
                             are then further sorted by the 'UNTIL' value.
      --timeout=5m           Timeout to download metadata from remote storage
      --tracing.config=<content>
                             Alternative to 'tracing.config-file' flag (mutually
                             exclusive). Content of YAML file with tracing
                             configuration. See format details:
                             https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --tracing.config-file=<file-path>
                             Path to YAML file with tracing configuration. See
                             format details:
                             https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --version              Show application version.

Bucket replicate #

bucket tools replicate is used to replicate buckets from one object storage to another.

NOTE: Currently it works only with Thanos blocks (meta.json has to have Thanos metadata).

Example:

thanos tools bucket replicate --objstore.config-file="..." --objstore-to.config="..."
usage: thanos tools bucket replicate [<flags>]

Replicate data from one object storage to another. NOTE: Currently it works only
with Thanos blocks (meta.json has to have Thanos metadata).

Flags:
      --compaction=1... ...      Only blocks with these compaction levels will
                                 be replicated. Repeated flag.
  -h, --help                     Show context-sensitive help (also try
                                 --help-long and --help-man).
      --http-address="0.0.0.0:10902"
                                 Listen host:port for HTTP endpoints.
      --http-grace-period=2m     Time to wait after an interrupt received for
                                 HTTP Server.
      --http.config=""           [EXPERIMENTAL] Path to the configuration file
                                 that can enable TLS or authentication for all
                                 HTTP endpoints.
      --id=ID ...                Block to be replicated to the destination
                                 bucket. IDs will be used to match blocks and
                                 other matchers will be ignored. When specified,
                                 this command will be run only once after
                                 successful replication. Repeated field
      --log.format=logfmt        Log format to use. Possible options: logfmt or
                                 json.
      --log.level=info           Log filtering level.
      --matcher=key="value" ...  Only blocks whose external labels exactly match
                                 this matcher will be replicated.
      --max-time=9999-12-31T23:59:59Z
                                 End of time range limit to replicate. Thanos
                                 Replicate will replicate only metrics, which
                                 happened earlier than this value. Option can be
                                 a constant time in RFC3339 format or time
                                 duration relative to current time, such as -1d
                                 or 2h45m. Valid duration units are ms, s, m, h,
                                 d, w, y.
      --min-time=0000-01-01T00:00:00Z
                                 Start of time range limit to replicate. Thanos
                                 Replicate will replicate only metrics, which
                                 happened later than this value. Option can be a
                                 constant time in RFC3339 format or time
                                 duration relative to current time, such as -1d
                                 or 2h45m. Valid duration units are ms, s, m, h,
                                 d, w, y.
      --objstore-to.config=<content>
                                 Alternative to 'objstore-to.config-file' flag
                                 (mutually exclusive). Content of YAML file that
                                 contains object store-to configuration. See
                                 format details:
                                 https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
                                 The object storage which replicate data to.
      --objstore-to.config-file=<file-path>
                                 Path to YAML file that contains object store-to
                                 configuration. See format details:
                                 https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
                                 The object storage which replicate data to.
      --objstore.config=<content>
                                 Alternative to 'objstore.config-file' flag
                                 (mutually exclusive). Content of YAML file that
                                 contains object store configuration. See format
                                 details:
                                 https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
      --objstore.config-file=<file-path>
                                 Path to YAML file that contains object store
                                 configuration. See format details:
                                 https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
      --resolution=0s... ...     Only blocks with these resolutions will be
                                 replicated. Repeated flag.
      --single-run               Run replication only one time, then exit.
      --tracing.config=<content>
                                 Alternative to 'tracing.config-file' flag
                                 (mutually exclusive). Content of YAML file with
                                 tracing configuration. See format details:
                                 https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --tracing.config-file=<file-path>
                                 Path to YAML file with tracing configuration.
                                 See format details:
                                 https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --version                  Show application version.

Bucket downsample #

tools bucket downsample is used to downsample blocks in an object store bucket as a service. It implements the downsample API on top of historical data in an object storage bucket.

thanos tools bucket downsample \
    --data-dir        "/local/state/data/dir" \
    --objstore.config-file "bucket.yml"

The content of bucket.yml:

type: GCS
config:
  bucket: example-bucket
usage: thanos tools bucket downsample [<flags>]

Continuously downsamples blocks in an object store bucket.

Flags:
      --data-dir="./data"     Data directory in which to cache blocks and
                              process downsamplings.
      --hash-func=            Specify which hash function to use when
                              calculating the hashes of produced files. If no
                              function has been specified, it does not happen.
                              This permits avoiding downloading some files twice
                              albeit at some performance cost. Possible values
                              are: "", "SHA256".
  -h, --help                  Show context-sensitive help (also try --help-long
                              and --help-man).
      --http-address="0.0.0.0:10902"
                              Listen host:port for HTTP endpoints.
      --http-grace-period=2m  Time to wait after an interrupt received for HTTP
                              Server.
      --http.config=""        [EXPERIMENTAL] Path to the configuration file that
                              can enable TLS or authentication for all HTTP
                              endpoints.
      --log.format=logfmt     Log format to use. Possible options: logfmt or
                              json.
      --log.level=info        Log filtering level.
      --objstore.config=<content>
                              Alternative to 'objstore.config-file' flag
                              (mutually exclusive). Content of YAML file that
                              contains object store configuration. See format
                              details:
                              https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
      --objstore.config-file=<file-path>
                              Path to YAML file that contains object store
                              configuration. See format details:
                              https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
      --tracing.config=<content>
                              Alternative to 'tracing.config-file' flag
                              (mutually exclusive). Content of YAML file with
                              tracing configuration. See format details:
                              https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --tracing.config-file=<file-path>
                              Path to YAML file with tracing configuration. See
                              format details:
                              https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --version               Show application version.

Bucket mark #

tools bucket mark can be used to manually mark block for deletion.

NOTE: If the Compactor is currently running and compacting exactly same block, this operation would be potentially a noop."

thanos tools bucket mark \
    --id "01C8320GCGEWBZF51Q46TTQEH9" --id "01C8J352831FXGZQMN2NTJ08DY"
    --objstore.config-file "bucket.yml"

The example content of bucket.yml:

type: GCS
config:
  bucket: example-bucket
usage: thanos tools bucket mark --id=ID --marker=MARKER --details=DETAILS

Mark block for deletion or no-compact in a safe way. NOTE: If the compactor is
currently running compacting same block, this operation would be potentially a
noop.

Flags:
      --details=DETAILS    Human readable details to be put into marker.
  -h, --help               Show context-sensitive help (also try --help-long and
                           --help-man).
      --id=ID ...          ID (ULID) of the blocks to be marked for deletion
                           (repeated flag)
      --log.format=logfmt  Log format to use. Possible options: logfmt or json.
      --log.level=info     Log filtering level.
      --marker=MARKER      Marker to be put.
      --objstore.config=<content>
                           Alternative to 'objstore.config-file' flag (mutually
                           exclusive). Content of YAML file that contains object
                           store configuration. See format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
      --objstore.config-file=<file-path>
                           Path to YAML file that contains object store
                           configuration. See format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
      --tracing.config=<content>
                           Alternative to 'tracing.config-file' flag (mutually
                           exclusive). Content of YAML file with tracing
                           configuration. See format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --tracing.config-file=<file-path>
                           Path to YAML file with tracing configuration. See
                           format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --version            Show application version.

Bucket Rewrite #

tools bucket rewrite rewrites chosen blocks in the bucket, while deleting or modifying series.

For example we can remove all non counters from the block you have on your disk (e.g in Prometheus dir):

thanos tools bucket rewrite --no-dry-run \
  --id 01DN3SK96XDAEKRB1AN30AAW6E \
  --objstore.config "
type: FILESYSTEM
config:
  directory: <local dir>
" \
  --rewrite.to-delete-config "
- matchers: \"{__name__!~\\\".*total\\\"}\"
"

By default, rewrite also produces change.log in the tmp local dir. Look for log message like:

ts=2020-11-09T00:40:13.703322181Z caller=level.go:63 level=info msg="changelog will be available" file=/tmp/thanos-rewrite/01EPN74E401ZD2SQXS4SRY6DZX/change.log`
usage: thanos tools bucket rewrite --id=ID [<flags>]

Rewrite chosen blocks in the bucket, while deleting or modifying series Resulted
block has modified stats in meta.json. Additionally compaction.sources are
altered to not confuse readers of meta.json. Instead thanos.rewrite section is
added with useful info like old sources and deletion requests. NOTE: It's
recommended to turn off compactor while doing this operation. If the compactor
is running and touching exactly same block that is being rewritten, the resulted
rewritten block might only cause overlap (mitigated by marking overlapping block
manually for deletion) and the data you wanted to rewrite could already part of
bigger block.

Use FILESYSTEM type of bucket to rewrite block on disk (suitable for vanilla
Prometheus) After rewrite, it's caller responsibility to delete or mark source
block for deletion to avoid overlaps. WARNING: This procedure is *IRREVERSIBLE*
after certain time (delete delay), so do backup your blocks first.

Flags:
      --dry-run                 Prints the series changes instead of doing them.
                                Defaults to true, for user to double check. (:
                                Pass --no-dry-run to skip this.
      --hash-func=              Specify which hash function to use when
                                calculating the hashes of produced files. If no
                                function has been specified, it does not happen.
                                This permits avoiding downloading some files
                                twice albeit at some performance cost. Possible
                                values are: "", "SHA256".
  -h, --help                    Show context-sensitive help (also try
                                --help-long and --help-man).
      --id=ID ...               ID (ULID) of the blocks for rewrite (repeated
                                flag).
      --log.format=logfmt       Log format to use. Possible options: logfmt or
                                json.
      --log.level=info          Log filtering level.
      --objstore.config=<content>
                                Alternative to 'objstore.config-file' flag
                                (mutually exclusive). Content of YAML file that
                                contains object store configuration. See format
                                details:
                                https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
      --objstore.config-file=<file-path>
                                Path to YAML file that contains object store
                                configuration. See format details:
                                https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/storage.md/#configuration
      --prom-blocks             If specified, we assume the blocks to be
                                uploaded are only used with Prometheus so we
                                don't check external labels in this case.
      --rewrite.add-change-log  If specified, all modifications are written to
                                new block directory. Disable if latency is to
                                high.
      --rewrite.to-delete-config=<content>
                                Alternative to 'rewrite.to-delete-config-file'
                                flag (mutually exclusive). Content of YAML file
                                that contains []metadata.DeletionRequest that
                                will be applied to blocks
      --rewrite.to-delete-config-file=<file-path>
                                Path to YAML file that contains
                                []metadata.DeletionRequest that will be applied
                                to blocks
      --rewrite.to-relabel-config=<content>
                                Alternative to 'rewrite.to-relabel-config-file'
                                flag (mutually exclusive). Content of YAML file
                                that contains relabel configs that will be
                                applied to blocks
      --rewrite.to-relabel-config-file=<file-path>
                                Path to YAML file that contains relabel configs
                                that will be applied to blocks
      --tmp.dir="/tmp/thanos-rewrite"
                                Working directory for temporary files
      --tracing.config=<content>
                                Alternative to 'tracing.config-file' flag
                                (mutually exclusive). Content of YAML file with
                                tracing configuration. See format details:
                                https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --tracing.config-file=<file-path>
                                Path to YAML file with tracing configuration.
                                See format details:
                                https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --version                 Show application version.

Rules-check #

The tools rules-check subcommand contains tools for validation of Prometheus rules.

This is allowing to check the rules with the same validation as is used by the Thanos Ruler node.

NOTE: The check is equivalent to the promtool check rules with addition of Thanos Ruler extended rules file syntax, which includes partial_response_strategy field which promtool does not allow.

If the check fails the command fails with exit code 1, otherwise 0.

Example:

./thanos tools rules-check --rules cmd/thanos/testdata/rules-files/*.yaml
usage: thanos tools rules-check --rules=RULES

Check if the rule files are valid or not.

Flags:
  -h, --help               Show context-sensitive help (also try --help-long and
                           --help-man).
      --log.format=logfmt  Log format to use. Possible options: logfmt or json.
      --log.level=info     Log filtering level.
      --rules=RULES ...    The rule files glob to check (repeated).
      --tracing.config=<content>
                           Alternative to 'tracing.config-file' flag (mutually
                           exclusive). Content of YAML file with tracing
                           configuration. See format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --tracing.config-file=<file-path>
                           Path to YAML file with tracing configuration. See
                           format details:
                           https://thanos.io/tip/thanos/tracing.md/#configuration
      --version            Show application version.

Probes #

  • The downsample service exposes two endpoints for probing:
    • /-/healthy starts as soon as the initial setup is completed.
    • /-/ready starts after all the bootstrapping completed (e.g object store bucket connection) and ready to serve traffic.

NOTE: Metric endpoint starts immediately so, make sure you set up readiness probe on designated HTTP /-/ready path.


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