minikube provides telemetry support via OpenTelemetry tracing to collect trace data for minikube start.

Currently, minikube supports the following exporters for tracing data:

To collect trace data with minikube and the Stackdriver exporter, run:

MINIKUBE_GCP_PROJECT_ID=<project ID> minikube start --output json --trace gcp


There are many exporters available via OpenTelemetry community contributions.

If you would like to see additional exporters, please create an issue or refer to our contribution guidelines and submit a pull request. Thank you!

Last modified January 29, 2022: Fix typos (bc0382182)