Automox Worklet: Auto-Update Stale Docker Containers on Linux
Automox Worklet Overview: Auto-Update Stale Docker Containers
eeping running Docker containers up-to-date is a challenge that can become pretty unwieldy as the amount of infrastructure you manage grows. Thanks to Watchtower, a Docker image that can update other Docker images in a system, updates can be handled in a safe and—more importantly—scalable way.
This worklet will check for any Docker running containers on an endpoint with available updates and, if the container has the com.centurylinklabs.watchtower.enable label set to true will mark those containers for update.
You can assign this Worklet to any number of your macOS or Linux groups and execute the policy. You can also set the Worklet to run on a schedule like any other Worklet.
To create this Worklet, use the evaluation and remediation code scripts located here in the original posting on the Automox community. Be sure to refer to any noted or important information regarding adapting the code to meet your specific needs.
Tips for Creating an Automox Worklet
Before deploying an Automox Worklet to the production environment, we suggest testing this on a few devices to confirm its accuracy. If you have any questions, please contact our support team for technical assistance at email@example.com.
For step-by-step instructions on creating the Worklet, see our user documentation: Create a Worklet.
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