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Component schema

The basic schema for a Dapr component

Dapr defines and registers components using a CustomResourceDefinition. All components are defined as a CRD and can be applied to any hosting environment where Dapr is running, not just Kubernetes.


kind: Component
  version: v1
  initTimeout: [TIMEOUT-DURATION]
  ignoreErrors: [BOOLEAN]
  - name: [METADATA-NAME]
    value: [METADATA-VALUE]


Field Required Details Example
apiVersion Y The version of the Dapr (and Kubernetes if applicable) API you are calling
kind Y The type of CRD. For components is must always be Component Component
metadata - Information about the component registration Y The name of the component prod-statestore
metadata.namespace N The namespace for the component for hosting environments with namespaces myapp-namespace
spec - Detailed information on the component resource
spec.type Y The type of the component state.redis
spec.version Y The version of the component v1
spec.initTimeout N The timeout duration for the initialization of the component. Default is 30s 5m, 1h, 20s
spec.ignoreErrors N Tells the Dapr sidecar to continue initialization if the component fails to load. Default is false false
spec.metadata - A key/value pair of component specific configuration. See your component definition for fields

Further reading

Last modified July 7, 2022: update nav bar v0.11 (#2633) (b309d3d)