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Sensor for Docker Container monitoring



Good morning,

today I wrote a script to monitor the services on a docker host.

You'll get a warning if a container is dead which should be running.

Just move the script to /var/prtg/scripts and create a new sensor "SSH Scripts"

Dont forget to execute chmod +x !



hostname="`cat /etc/hostname`"

deadcontainer="`docker service ls --format {{.Name}}:{{.Replicas}} | grep '0/1' | cut -d':' -f1`"
if [ "$deadcontainer" == "" ]; then
    echo "0:1:All container are running"
    exit 0
    for i in $deadcontainer; do
        echo "1:0:$deadcontainer is not running"
        exit 1

Have fun!

docker prtg server service ssh

Created on Jul 12, 2019 7:59:12 AM

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Awesome, thanks for sharing! :)

PRTGapi | Feature Requests | SNMP Issues

Kind regards,
Stephan Linke, Tech Support Team

Created on Jul 12, 2019 8:32:48 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]



Youre welcome :)

Created on Jul 12, 2019 9:18:14 AM

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