Octopus Deploy Documentation

Check services

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The checkservices command checks the Octopus tentacle instances to see if they are running, and start them if they're not. The watchdog command sets up a scheduled task that calls checkservices.

checkservices options

Usage: tentacle checkservices [<options>]

Where [<options>] is any of:

      --instances=VALUE      Comma-separated list of instances to check, or *
                               to check all instances

Or one of the common options:

      --help                 Show detailed help for this command

Basic example

This example checks to see if the default instance is running and start it if it's not:

tentacle checkservices --instances="default"

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