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    Basic Onboarding

    This section describes onboarding tips for Sysdig Monitor on-premises versions prior to 3.5.0.

    Access the Sysdig Monitor Interface

    To access the interface, the Sysdig Agent must be installed. For instructions on installing the Sysdig agent, see the Agent Installation documentation.

    • The first user becomes the administrator.

    • Once agent installation is complete, the Sysdig Monitor interface is available at https://app.sysdigcloud.com, if you are in the US East region. For other regions, the format is https://<region>.app.sysdig.com. Replace <region> with the region where your Sysidig application is hosted. For example, for Sysdig Monitor in the EU, you use https://eu1.app.sysdig.com.

      See SaaS Regions and IP Ranges and identify the correct URLs associated with your Sysdig application and region.

    • Subsequent users must also have user credentials defined, either through Sysdig Monitor or through an integrated authentication tool.

      For information on creating users, see User and Team Administration.

    The Sysdig Monitor Interface

    The Explore module is the primary starting point for all troubleshooting with Sysdig Monitor, and the default homepage of the web interface for all users. An overview of the health of the entire infrastructure is displayed in a table, with various infrastructure components broken into a pre-configured hierarchical grouping.

    Groupings are hierarchical aggregations that allow users to break down their infrastructure into logical sections to find and view issues. The default out-of-the-box grouping is host.hostName → container.name.

    For more information on groupings, refer to the Grouping, Scoping, and Segmenting Metrics section.

    The left-side menu provides access to the five primary modules within Sysdig Monitor, in addition to the user menus and Spotlight.

    Module

    Description

    Overview

    The Overview module provides a unified view of the health, risk, and capacity of your Kubernetes infrastructure.

    Explore

    The Explore module provides users with an in-depth overview of the entire infrastructure, and the ability to deep dive into metrics and dashboards to troubleshoot issues.

    Dashboards

    The Dashboards module allows users to create, modify, and share dashboards.

    For more information, refer to the Dashboards documentation.

    Alerts

    The Alerts module allows users to create, modify, and enable/disable the current alerts configured in Sysdig Monitor, to ensure infrastructure issues are identified effectively.

    For more information, refer to the Alerts documentation.

    Events

    The Events module provides a detailed list of any events that triggered an alert within the infrastructure.

    For more information, refer to the Events documentation.

    Captures

    The Captures page provides a complete list of any capture files that have been created within Sysdig Monitor.

    For more information, refer to the Captures documentation.

    Manage Integrations with Sysdig Spotlight

    Sysdig Spotlight provides an at a glance summary of the current state of the infrastructure and helps configure applications to be monitored.

    You manage Sysdig Monitor integrations through Sysdig Spotlight, before being configured separately.

    Add an Integration

    To add new integrations:

    1. Click the Spotlight (target) icon in the management section of the left-hand sidebar to open Sysdig Spotlight.

    2. Click the Manage Your Integrations link.

    3. Choose the integrations to add by selecting the relevant icon, or by searching for the integration, and then selecting the relevant icon. Multiple integrations can be added at once.

    4. Click the Add X Integration/s button to add the integrations to Sysdig Monitor.

    Integrations whose configuration is pending are marked with a warning symbol.

    For configuration and supported applications, refer to the Integrations for Sysdig Monitor documentation.

    Delete an Integration

    To delete existing integrations:

    1. From the Spotlight page, select the integrations to remove.

      Running integrations cannot be removed.

    2. Click the Remove X Integration(s) button.

    3. Click the Remove link to confirm the changes.