Linux Containers (LXC)

Supported Versions

  • 1.0.x
  • 2.0.x
  • 3.0.x
  • 3.1.x

Instana agent is capable of monitoring privileged containers only.

Metrics collection

Configuration data

  • Name
  • IP
  • PID
  • State
  • Privileged
  • Network Interface
  • Filesystem per Device

    • Mount, Options and type information

Performance metrics

Metric Description Granularity
CPU usage (kernel,user) System and user processes CPU usage 1 second
Active anon memory Anonymous memory that has been used more recently and usually not swapped out 1 second
Active file memory Pagecache memory that has been used more recently and usually not reclaimed until needed 1 second
Inactive anon memory Anonymous memory that has not been used recently and can be swapped out 1 second
Inactive file memory Pagecache memory that can be reclaimed without huge performance impact 1 second
Memory usage Memory usage in bytes and percentage 1 second
RSS memory The resident set size (RSS) is the amount of space of physical memory (RAM) held by a process 1 second
Cache memory Used cache memory 1 second
Swap memory Swap memory usage in bytes and percentage 1 second
Network RX/TX Bytes Receive/transmitted bytes over the network via this interface 1 second
Network RX/TX Packets Receive/transmitted packets over the network via this interface 1 second
Filesystem usage (total, free, used) Total and free space in bytes, and used percentage 1 second