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Werk #7226: LXC: Add basic support for Linux containers

ComponentChecks & Agents
TitleLXC: Add basic support for Linux containers
Date2019-03-04 09:04:06
Checkmk EditionCheckmk Raw Edition (CRE)
Checkmk Version1.6.0b1
LevelProminent Change
ClassNew Feature
CompatibilityCompatible - no manual interaction needed

The agent is now detecting when it is executed in a Linux container context and changes it's behaviour depending the environment.

In containers the agent currently does the following:

  • lxc_container_cpu: This check is used instead of the normal CPU utilization check
  • zfs filesystems are not excluded for the df section anymore
  • kernel section is not processed, because it's the host systems kernel the agent reports information for
  • drbd section is not processed for the same reason
  • lnx_thermal section is not processed for the same reason