1. Use istioctl dashboard command line to establish a secure tunnel to the Grafana pod:

    istioctl dashboard grafana
  2. In the Grafana Dashboard, click Home → Istio:

Istio comes with 6 default dashboards, you can add you owns or customise the existing ones:

Istio default dashboard

  1. Click Home → Istio → Istio Performance Dashboard:

Dashboard change port

Dashboard change port

The dashboard shows Istio core components performance and resource utilization. We will use it later the others dashboard within the deployed application.