Prometheus Remote Write Behind

PrometheusRemoteStorageFailures #

Meaning #

Prometheus remote write is behind.

Impact #

Metrics and alerts may be missing or inaccurate. Increased data lag between locations.

Diagnosis #

Check prometheus logs and remote storage logs. Investigate network issues. Check configs and credentials.

Mitigation #

Probbaly amout of data sent to remote system is too high for given network connectivity speed. You may need to limit which metrics to send to minimize transfers.

See Prometheus Remote Storage Failures