This topic describes sandboxed-container-helper and lists the latest changes to sandboxed-container-helper.

Overview

sandboxed-container-helper performs health checks and operations and maintenance (O&M) on sandboxed containers. sandboxed-container-helper provides the following features:
  • sandboxed-container-helper provides Prometheus exporter to collect information about the disk space allocated by Device Mapper. You can deploy ack-arms-prometheus in clusters of Alibaba Cloud Container Service for Kubernetes (ACK) to monitor the disk space allocated by Device Mapper and configure alerts. For more information, see Enable ARMS Prometheus.
  • Checks and reports unusual events to kube-apiserver, such as container data leaks and orphaned pods. You can deploy ack-node-problem-detector in ACK clusters to collect and monitor these events. For more information, see Event monitoring.

Release notes

Version Image address Release date Description Impact
v1.0.0-7a70086-aliyun registry.cn-hangzhou.aliyuncs.com/acs/sandboxed-container-helper:v1.0.0-7a70086-aliyun May 12, 2020 New features:
  • Reports unusual events to kube-apiserver, such as container data leaks and orphaned pods.
  • Monitors the disk space that is allocated by Device Mapper.
  • Provides scripts to fix system issues.
No impact on workloads.