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[OPEN] Docker Swarm Sensor



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User Story

As a PRTG User, I want to be able to monitor a Docker Swarm easily without having to use the Docker API method and a custom PRTG sensor.

Details of User Story

A Docker swarm doesn't use a unique name for each container and therefore duplicate names make it not as easy to integrate with PRTG as it could be. Today if you want a swarm support you have to use the Docker API and create a REST Custom sensor.

It would be better if we could attach a sensor to work with a Swarm out of the box with out having to define a customer sensor.

Acceptance criteria

  • Criterion #1 - Attach a new swarm to devices/sensors without using a custom REST API
  • Criterion #2 - Auto discover the containers within the Swarm and offer options for what to monitor
  • Criterion #3 - It should be easy to set up and manage by an operations teams without knowing all the details of a Docker Swarm and it's inner workings



add-sensor docker prtg prtg-kbtracker swarm

Created on Dec 10, 2018 4:36:26 PM

Last change on Dec 10, 2018 7:32:27 PM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]


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