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Version: 3.0.0-beta8


The Concepts section contains Definitions, Design principles, Terminology and Working technical theory. This section will not have the actual usage instructions or guides those will be made available in the User Guides section.

Chaos Experiment

ChaosExperiment CR is the heart of litmus and contains the low-level execution information.


Probes are pluggable checks that can be defined within the ChaosEngine for any Chaos Experiment.


The ChaosEngine CR is the main user-facing chaos custom resource with a namespace scope and is designed to hold information around how the chaos experiments are executed.


ChaosResult resource holds the results of a ChaosExperiment with a namespace scope.


ChaosHub allows you to orchestrate chaos scenarios from the Public ChaosHub or an alternate source for the Experiments.

Chaos Scenario

Chaos Scenario is a set of different operations coupled together to achieve desired chaos impact on a Kubernetes Cluster.


Monitoring and observability during and post chaos using built-in Litmus analytics dashboard as well as external observability tools.

User Management

Role Privileges of different users in the ChaosCenter.


Project management system which can be used for working on chaos scenario with multiple different projects across different chaos delegates.


Teaming feature to facilitate collaboration between users using project level role access.


GitOps feature in Litmus enables you to configure a single source of truth for your chaos scenarios and experiments.