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Subject [openwhisk-deploy-kube] branch master updated: add more experimental verbiage to invoker agent description (#534)
Date Thu, 03 Oct 2019 14:16:18 GMT
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The following commit(s) were added to refs/heads/master by this push:
     new b2ac35d  add more experimental verbiage to invoker agent description (#534)
b2ac35d is described below

commit b2ac35d9e9a5f08bb244a8d4928a869ca03e3050
Author: David Grove <>
AuthorDate: Thu Oct 3 10:16:12 2019 -0400

    add more experimental verbiage to invoker agent description (#534)
 docs/        | 10 +++++++---
 helm/openwhisk/values-metadata.yaml |  2 +-
 helm/openwhisk/values.yaml          |  1 +
 3 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/ b/docs/
index c37ea99..da0d12a 100644
--- a/docs/
+++ b/docs/
@@ -210,9 +210,13 @@ invoker:
   options: "-Dwhisk.spi.LogStoreProvider=org.apache.openwhisk.core.containerpool.logging.LogDriverLogStoreProvider"
-The KubernetesContainerFactory can be deployed with an additional
-invokerAgent that implements container suspend/resume operations on
-behalf of a remote Invoker. To enable this experimental configuration, add
+There is an experimental configuration of the KubernetesContainerFactory
+that deploys an additional invokerAgent DaemonSet that implements container suspend/resume
+operations on behalf of a remote Invoker. The agent does this by attempting to
+connect directly to the Docker engine running on the worker node.  If your worker nodes
+do not use Docker as their underlying container engine, the invoker agent will go into
+a `CrashLoopBackOff`. If you want to experiment with this feature,
+you can enable it by adding the stanza:
diff --git a/helm/openwhisk/values-metadata.yaml b/helm/openwhisk/values-metadata.yaml
index add3f29..f69e741 100644
--- a/helm/openwhisk/values-metadata.yaml
+++ b/helm/openwhisk/values-metadata.yaml
@@ -1117,7 +1117,7 @@ invoker:
             label: "Agent enabled"
-            description: "If the invoker agent should be enabled"
+            description: "If the experimental invoker agent should be enabled"
             type: "boolean"
             required: true
diff --git a/helm/openwhisk/values.yaml b/helm/openwhisk/values.yaml
index ccca325..4bfdbdb 100644
--- a/helm/openwhisk/values.yaml
+++ b/helm/openwhisk/values.yaml
@@ -275,6 +275,7 @@ invoker:
           options: ""
       replicaCount: 1
+      # WARNING: the invoker agent is an experimental feature and is not recommend for general
         imageName: "openwhisk/kube-invoker-agent"
         imageTag: "7314d75"

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