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Is it possible to use DO one-click-app prometheus operator for Kubernetes on external services?

I installed DigitalOceans one-click-app prometheus operator for Kubernetes and have it successfully running and displaying cluster health.

The install creates a namespace prometheus-operator with a bunch of ServiceMonitors.

I was wondering if it was possible to use this install on external applications outside of its prometheus-operator namespace?

Or will I have to configure/install prometheus operator a different way to accommodate both situations?

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Figured it out, Yes it is possible. You have to configure your ServiceMonitor to look at the specific namespace your application is on through namespaceSelector and give it a label that matches the deployed service which is by default release:prometheus-operator.