Chapter 1. About Telemetry

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Telemetry collects anonymized aggregated information about:

  • The size of an OpenShift Container Platform cluster
  • The health and status of OpenShift Container Platform components
  • Use of OpenShift Container Platform components
  • The features in use

This information is used by Red Hat to help make OpenShift Container Platform better and more intuitive to use. None of the information is shared with third parties.

1.1. What information is collected

Telemetry does not collect, and will never collect, identifying information like user names, passwords, or the names or addresses of user resources.

Primary information collected includes:

  • Number of updates available per cluster
  • Channel and image repository used for an update
  • Number of errors that occurred during an update
  • Progress information of an update that is running
  • Number of machines per cluster
  • Number of CPU cores and size of RAM of the machines
  • Number of members in the etcd cluster and number of objects currently stored in the etcd cluster
  • Number of CPU cores and RAM used per machine type - infra or master
  • Number of CPU cores and RAM used per cluster
  • Use of OpenShift Container Platform framework components per cluster
  • Version of the OpenShift Container Platform cluster
  • Health, condition, and status for any OpenShift Container Platform framework component that is installed on the cluster, for example Cluster Version Operator, Cluster Monitoring, Image Registry, and Elasticsearch for Logging
  • A unique random identifier that is generated during installation
  • Name of the platform OpenShift Container Platform is deployed on, such as Amazon Web Services
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