Environment Trait

The environment trait is used internally to inject standard environment variables in the integration container, such as NAMESPACE, POD_NAME and others.

This trait is available in the following profiles: Kubernetes, Knative, OpenShift.

The environment trait is a platform trait: disabling it may compromise the platform functionality.


Trait properties can be specified when running any integration with the CLI:

$ kamel run --trait environment.[key]=[value] --trait environment.[key2]=[value2] integration.groovy

The following configuration options are available:

Property Type Description



Can be used to enable or disable a trait. All traits share this common property.



Enables injection of NAMESPACE and POD_NAME environment variables (default true)



A list of variables to be created on the Pod. Must have KEY=VALUE syntax (ie, MY_VAR="my value").