The Backstage Cortex plugin integrates with Cortex to sync your entities with Cortex and display reports.
You’ll need a Cortex account with an API token and the url of your Cortex backend.
First, add the
CORTEX_BACKEND_HOST_URL secrets via
Administration -> Settings -> Secrets. Note you’ll
need to wait for the secrets to be marked as “Available” before you can use the Cortex plugin.
The cortex plugin provides three components which can be added to the Backstage UI. You must be a Backstage admin to add components to the UI.
CortexScorecardWidget component can be added to component dashboards.
EntityCortexContent component provides a tab which can be added to component layouts.
CortexPage is a top level page which can be added to the sidebar