This is a clone of issue
OCPBUGS-7282. The following is the description of the original issue:
Description of problem:
- Calico Virtual NICs should be excluded from node_exporter collector.
- All NICs beginning with cali* should be added to collector.netclass.ignored-devices to ensure that metrics are not collected.
- node_exporter is meant to collect metrics for physical interfaces only.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Run an OpenShift cluster using Calico SDN.
Observe -> Metrics -> Run the following PromQL query: "group by(device) (node_network_info)"
Observe that Calico Virtual NICs present.
Calico Virtual NICs present in OCP Metrics.
Only physical network interfaces should be present.
Similar to this bug, but for Calico virtual NICs: https://issues.redhat.com/browse/OCPBUGS-1321