READ FIRST! Lens 2024 Early Access Version Known Issues

Important Notice: Understanding Lens 2024 Early Access

The Early Access release of Lens 2024 is a sneak peek into what we’re building, not the final product. It’s an opportunity for you to experience the future of Kubernetes management as we explore significant UI/UX enhancements. This version is part of our development journey, and we openly invite your feedback to refine and perfect the experience. Please be aware that you may encounter bugs, and rest assured, we are dedicated to addressing these as part of our ongoing development.

Your input is crucial in shaping the final version of Lens 2024. We’re committed to evolving based on your feedback, laying the groundwork for new features that will redefine Lens’s user experience. For a detailed understanding of what to expect and how you can contribute to making Lens 2024 truly groundbreaking, learn more here.

Here is a list of known issues of Lens 2024 Early Access version updated April 12, 2024:

  • Cannot shell into local cluster nodes - minikube/Lens Desktop Kube (#1870)

  • Infinite loading spinner on cluster overview when no metrics or false settings (#1823)

  • Functions are missing on nodes view and its details panel (#1866)

  • Functions are missing on pods view and its details panel (#1868)

  • Switching between tabs is sometimes inconsistent (# 1603)

  • Doughnut controller is broken after first Lens startup (#1400)

  • Kubeconfig validation is too strict, not all local kube configs are displayed (#1998)

  • Port-forwarding is broken (#1637)

  • Data from Hotbar is not migrated properly into Lens 2024 (#1698)

  • Terminal stuck on ‘Connecting …’ takes quite long (#1910)

  • Missing pod metrics on Lens Desktop Kube (#811)

  • Cannot open any resources from ‘Security Center’ or 'Applications '(#1796)

  • Open Lens Desktop Kube cluster view from bottom menu will open two tabs and cannot be closed (#1585)

  • Refreshing Lens by using ‘CMD+R’ can break UI (#1995)

  • Open LDK cluster view from bottom menu will open two tabs and cannot be closed #1585

  • Running Lens Desktop Kube profile not visible in navigator (#2225)

  • Failure to open running Lens Desktop Kube profile on LDK settings page (#2224)

  • Open Lens Desktop Kube cluster view from OS menu does not work (#2216)

  • Reopening a disconnected cluster after refresh does nothing (#2207)

  • Inability to persist cluster name changes and uploaded icons (#2193)

  • Don’t display Loading indicator when tailing logs (#2189)

  • Navigator does not open or expand at the appropriate location when user clicks on an opened cluster settings tab (#2184)

  • Warning icon in Overview goes to page that doesn’t exist (#2179)

  • Lens cli doesn’t show (shared) clusters (#2167)

  • Cluster connection doesn’t work reliably (#2160)

  • Three-dots-menu closes automatically and flickers (#2102)

  • User has no possibilty to remove cluster from space (#2100)

  • Cannot disable Lens metrics on cluster settings page (#2091)

  • Applications view doesn’t show up - Lens shows cluster overview page instead (#1986)

  • AWS EKS Cluster connection is stale after laptop on standby (#1881)

  • Missing ‘Security Center’ settings on cluster settings page (#1782)

  • Shared pod link doesn’t work (#1702)


Exciting news!
Our new beta release is now available: Lens: 2024.3.271133-beta-latest.
Big thanks to everyone in the community for reporting issues; your input is invaluable.
Many of the fixes couldn’t have been achieved without your reports. We truly depend on your contributions.
We’ve updated the known issues list above.