The documentation you are viewing is for Dapr v1.7 which is an older version of Dapr. For up-to-date documentation, see the latest version.
Dapr Sentry control plane service overview
The Dapr Sentry service manages mTLS between services and acts as a certificate authority. It generates mTLS certificates and distributes them to any running sidecars. This allows sidecars to communicate with encrypted, mTLS traffic. For more information read the sidecar-to-sidecar communication overview.
It can also be run manually as a process if you are running in slim-init mode.
The sentry service is deployed as part of
dapr init -k, or via the Dapr Helm charts. For more information on running Dapr on Kubernetes, visit the Kubernetes hosting page.
Was this page helpful?
Glad to hear it! Please tell us how we can improve.
Sorry to hear that. Please tell us how we can improve.