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Docker container health

Distribution: official part of Check_MK
License: GPL
Supported Agents: Linux

Monitors the health status of docker containers, as reported via the HEALTHCHECK API. A Status of "healthy" is treated as OK, "starting" as WARN, "unhealthy" as CRIT. The Plugin additionally displays the last reported output of the health test and the configured health test command itself.

To make this check work the agent plugin {mk_docker.py} has to be installed. If you are using agent bakery rules, you must enable "Piggybacked docker containers". If you are configuring the plugin via the configuration file, make sure you do not skip the section "docker_container_status" (the default setting is fine).

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Discovery

One service is discovered for every active container (running or restart policy 'always') that has a health test configured.