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Dangerous Flags

There are several flags available for kapp-controller binary that are strongly discouraged in a production setting.

--dangerous-enable-pprof=true ΒΆ

This flag enables Go’s pprof server within kapp-controller process. It runs on 0.0.0.0:6060. It allows to inspect running Go process in various ways, for example:

  • list goroutines: http://x.x.x.x/debug/pprof/goroutine?debug=2
  • collect CPU samples: go tool pprof x.x.x.x/debug/pprof/profile?seconds=60 (useful commands: top10, tree)