Apt Updates Plugin

Last modified: October 12, 2021


Overview

This plugin monitors the number of available apt updates in the Ubuntu or Debian operating systems.

Metrics

This plugin monitors the following metrics:

  • Number of security updates available.

  • Number of other updates available.

Dependencies

To configure the plugin, add the following line to the /etc/sudoers file:

agent360 ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/apt-get

Configure the plugin

Then add the following lines to the /etc/agent360 file:

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[apt-updates]
    enabled = yes
    interval = 3600

Test the plugin

To test the plugin, run the sudo -u agent360 agent360 test apt-updates command.

Now you can restart the agent with the service agent360 restart command.


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