Docker Basics for Linux

Version 6

    Example Docker template from SolarWinds Product Blog.  Blog article at Creating a Basic Application Template for Monitoring Docker

     

    Prerequisites: ssh access to the server.

    Credentials: account with "sudo" access to the server.  Account entry in "sudoers" file needs "NOPASSWD:ALL" option

     

    MONITORED COMPONENTS

    Process: dockerd

    This monitor returns the CPU and memory usage of dockerd. It provides the basic docker services.

     

    Process: docker-containerd

    This monitor returns the CPU and memory usage of docker-containerd. This is where containers run.

     

    Script: docker info

    This monitor returns the number of containers running, paused and stopped.  It also provides the number of images.

     

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