Lenses provides a connection manager to manage connection details for external services securely.
Lenses securely store the connection details. Connections are used to provide connectivity to external systems like Elasticsearch, Slack, PagerDuty, DataDog, Webhook, Alert Manager.
Configuration information each connection type is defined via a template. E.g., to create an Elasticsearch connection, you need a username, a password, and the nodes of the Elasticsearch cluster to connect. All these fields are being described in the Elasticsearch connection template.
Lenses currently provides seven different connection templates to create connections to external systems.