Docker Obkio Agent Installation Guide
- How to install the Obkio Monitoring Agent on Docker
What you are going to learn:
Obkio maintains the public image
obkio/agent image at DockerHub. This image contains an installer with auto-update that will keep the software up-to-date. The software will be automatically installed in
/opt/obkio on every execution. Usually there is no need for a custom
Dockerfile to use this image.
$ docker run -d --privileged \ -e AGENT_ID=<id> \ -e AGENT_SECRET_KEY=<secret_key> \ obkio/agent
To accept incoming connections, you must expose the ports
The software is stored inside
/opt/obkio. By configuring permanent storage, the start-up time will be faster if the latest software release is already installed. Also, the
AGENT_SECRET_KEY environment varible is not required when using permanent storage.
AGENT_ID: This variable is the Agent ID. required
AGENT_SECRET_KEY: This variable is required only if
/opt/obkiois not on permanent storage. The key can be generated only once per agent. When ready, visit
As for all other agent types, some firewall configurations might be required if outbound connections are filtered. Refer to the article Firewall Configurations for more details.