The OpenStack exporter, exports Prometheus metrics from a running OpenStack
cloud for consumption by prometheus. The cloud credentials and identity
configuration should use the os-client-config format and must by specified
with the --os-client-config flag.
Other options as the binding address/port can by explored with the --help
By default the openstack_exporter serves on port 0.0.0.0:9180 at the /metrics
The packages for RHEL 8 and RHEL 7 are in each distribution’s respective Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository. The instructions for adding this repository diverge slightly between RHEL 8 and RHEL 7, which is why they’re listed separately below.
The EPEL repository can be added to RHEL 8 with the following command: