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Monitor and Output Logs to a File in Kubernetes
You can troubleshoot broken pods quickly using the `kubectl logs` command. You can manipulate the output and save it to a file in order to capture important data. In this hands-on lab, you will be presented with a broken pod, and you must collect the logs and save them to a file in order to better understand the issue.
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Identify the problematic pod in your cluster.
Use the following command to view all the pods in your cluster:
kubectl get pods --all-namespaces
Collect the logs from the pod.
Use the following command to collect the logs from the pod:
kubectl logs <pod_name> -n <namespace_name>
Output the logs to a file.
Use the following command to output the logs to a file:
kubectl logs <pod_name> -n <namespace_name> > broken-pod.log
What's a lab?
Hands-on Labs are real environments created by industry experts to help you learn. These environments help you gain knowledge and experience, practice without compromising your system, test without risk, destroy without fear, and let you learn from your mistakes. Hands-on Labs: practice your skills before delivering in the real world.