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Monitoring a Docker Container

All available services are displayed in the list on the administration start page.

If you want to monitor Docker container  only, filter for Source docker.

The list of services will help you to check the details for a container at first sight:

For each container, the list shows the following information:

Column NameDescriptionPossible Values
Name

Name of the service.

Icon indicates a docker container.

Type

Indicates the type of the service.

What is the difference between pas-app and pas-service?

  • pas-app: Applications accessible via UI.
  • pas-service: Applications without UI.

  • database
  • pas-app
  • pas-service
  • python-service
  • xuml-service
  • other
  • undefined
Status

Indicates the status of the service.

Created/Updated

Shows the date and time of the last update of the service. If the service has not been updated yet, its creation date is displayed.

Datetime in format dd.mm.yyyy, hh:mm:ss

Version

Label of the Docker container.

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Using the Container Details

You can also open a details page for each container.

To do so, click on the service name in the list.

The details page shows you the title of the service and some quick action icons:

IconDescription
Shows the current state of the service.

Press  to start the service.

Press  to stop the service.
Press  to restart the service.

It also contains different collapsable sections:

  • Information
  • Logs
  • Configuration

Information

The information section contains the main information about the container (see table above for details):

  • Name
  • Description if available
  • Source is docker for Docker containers
  • Type
  • Created/Updated
  • Version

Actions

In section Actions you can find quick start icons that you can apply directly to the container:

  • Press to start the container.
  • Press to stop the container.
  • Press to restart the container.

Logs

In section Logs you can change the log level.
Go to page Changing the Log Level of a Service for detailed information.

The link in section Logs gives you direct access to Kibana.
Go to page Using Kibana for further information.

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The Logs section also informs you if there are no logs available for this type of service.

Configuration

In the Configuration section you can change the configuration file of the Docker container.
Go to page Adapting Service Configuration for detailed information.

Do not edit content in the Configuration section without any knowledge of JSON.

The Configuration section also informs you if the configuration for this type of service is not available.

Starting and Stopping a Docker Container

Use the quick action icons to start, restart and stop a container:

  • Use to start a container that is currently stopped.
  • Use to stop a running container and restart it.
  • Use to stop a running container.

You can find the icons in the quick actions bar in the services' list...

... and in the Actions section on every container details page.

Only icons for applicable actions are enabled.

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