Use the watchdog command to configure a scheduled task to monitor the Octopus service(s).

Watchdog options

Usage: octopus.server watchdog [<options>]

Where [<options>] is any of:

      --create               Create the watchdog task for the given instances
      --delete               Delete the watchdog task for the given instances
      --interval=VALUE       The interval, in minutes, at which that the
                               service(s) should be checked (default: 5)
      --instances=VALUE      Comma separated list of instances to be checked,
                               or * to check all instances (default: *)

Or one of the common options:

      --help                 Show detailed help for this command

Basic examples

This example creates a watchdog task for the default instance:

octopus.server watchdog --create --instances="default"

This example deletes the watchdog tasks for instances named default and MyNewInstance:

Comma separated:

octopus.server watchdog --delete --instances="default,MyNewInstance"

Semi-colon separated:

octopus.server watchdog --delete --instances="default;MyNewInstance"

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