GitLab Performance Monitoring is disabled by default. To enable it and change any of its
settings, navigate to the Admin area in Settings > Metrics
The minimum required settings you need to set are the InfluxDB host and port. Make sure Enable InfluxDB Metrics is checked and hit Save to save the changes.
Finally, a restart of all GitLab processes is required for the changes to take effect:
# For Omnibus installations sudo gitlab-ctl restart # For installations from source sudo service gitlab restart
When any migrations are pending, the metrics are disabled until the migrations have been performed.
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