Octopus Deploy Documentation

watchdog

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Configure a scheduled task to monitor the Tentacle service(s).

watchdog options

Usage: tentacle 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

Windows only
These examples apply to Tentacles installed on Windows only.

This example creates the watchdog scheduled task for all instances:

tentacle watchdog --create --instances=*

This example creates the workdog scheduled task for instances default and MyNewInstance:

tentacle watchdog --create --instances="Default,MyNewInstance"

This example deletes all watchdog scheduled tasks:

tentacle watchdog --delete

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