EDS status SYNCED (50%)


#1

When running istioctl proxy-status on our clusters, the EDS status for our workload sidecars is always SYNCED (50%). What does this mean? Is this a problem?

NAME                                                   CDS        LDS        EDS               RDS          PILOT                            VERSION
istio-ingressgateway-6974b56f84-98p7t.istio-system     SYNCED     SYNCED     SYNCED (100%)     NOT SENT     istio-pilot-5c4cb4fd96-lpf2c     1.1.0
istio-ingressgateway-6974b56f84-brnfk.istio-system     SYNCED     SYNCED     SYNCED (100%)     NOT SENT     istio-pilot-5c4cb4fd96-hzstv     1.1.0
istio-ingressgateway-6974b56f84-f4t4f.istio-system     SYNCED     SYNCED     SYNCED (100%)     NOT SENT     istio-pilot-5c4cb4fd96-lpf2c     1.1.0
istio-ingressgateway-6974b56f84-r5ddc.istio-system     SYNCED     SYNCED     SYNCED (100%)     NOT SENT     istio-pilot-5c4cb4fd96-lpf2c     1.1.0
istio-ingressgateway-6974b56f84-wx7jc.istio-system     SYNCED     SYNCED     SYNCED (100%)     NOT SENT     istio-pilot-5c4cb4fd96-lpf2c     1.1.0
web-84b8fdfdfd-87glw.irs-server-staging                SYNCED     SYNCED     SYNCED (50%)      SYNCED       istio-pilot-5c4cb4fd96-hzstv     1.1.0
web-84b8fdfdfd-bq7sf.irs-server-staging                SYNCED     SYNCED     SYNCED (50%)      SYNCED       istio-pilot-5c4cb4fd96-lpf2c     1.1.0
web-84b8fdfdfd-cz5f4.irs-server-staging                SYNCED     SYNCED     SYNCED (50%)      SYNCED       istio-pilot-5c4cb4fd96-lpf2c     1.1.0
web-b6ff85b4-4fj8b.irs-client-staging                  SYNCED     SYNCED     SYNCED (50%)      SYNCED       istio-pilot-5c4cb4fd96-lpf2c     1.1.0
web-b6ff85b4-t9rts.irs-client-staging                  SYNCED     SYNCED     SYNCED (50%)      SYNCED       istio-pilot-5c4cb4fd96-hzstv     1.1.0
web-b6ff85b4-tp7mf.irs-client-staging                  SYNCED     SYNCED     SYNCED (50%)      SYNCED       istio-pilot-5c4cb4fd96-hzstv     1.1.0

And running proxy-status for one of the sidecars:

Clusters Match
Listeners Match
Routes Match (RDS last loaded at Wed, 06 Mar 2019 16:45:17 EST)

(run at 16:50:00 EST)

Running 1.1.0-rc.2 control plane and sidecars.