Configuring Docker monitor type
This topic provides information about configuring Docker host by using Central Monitoring Administration.
On the Add Monitor Types dialog, with the Monitoring Profile set to Docker, and the Monitor Type set to Docker, provide the following details:
|Docker Host Monitoring Configuration|
|Docker Host Details|
|Host Name||Enter the name of the Docker host that you want to monitor.|
|Port Number||Enter the port number for connecting to the Docker host.|
Select one of the following protocols for connection:
|Container Name Filter|
Enter a container name or a regular expression to Include or Exclude the containers from monitoring.
|Container Name Filter Type|
Select whether to Include or Exclude the containers mentioned in Container Name Filter from monitoring.
|Certificate Based Authentication|
|Client Certificate File Path (.pfx)|
Enter the path (along with the file name and .pfx extension) where the certificate file is located.
The client certificate file must reside on the host where the PATROL agent is running.
BMC PATROL default account must have read permission on the directory where the client certificate file is located.
|Client Certificate Password||Enter a password for the certificate file.|
|Add to List||Click this option for confirming the configuration information that you provided for the Docker host and adding the host to the list of host configurations.|
|Modify Selection||Select one of the items that you added to the list in the preceding step, and click this button to modify details.|
|Remove from List||Click to remove the configured Docker host from the list of hosts.|
|List - Docker Host Details||A list of all configured Docker hosts will be displayed here.|
By default, BMC PATROL for Docker uses JAVA Runtime Environment (JRE) that is installed with the PATROL Agent. To use your own JRE that is installed in a different location, specify the path for the JAVA home directory.
For example, if your JAVA executable exists in the
|Enable Debug||Select this check box to enable the debug.|
|Reset||Click this option to clear off your configuration details and revert to default settings.|
Click this option to add this monitoring configuration. This information is displayed on the Monitor Configuration page.
After you click this option, you can continue to add more objects for monitoring.
|Close||Click this option to exit without saving any changes.|