.NET APM with Docker (Linux)
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This document details how to install the .NET APM Profiler in your .NET application running on Docker or Docker Swarm.

Prerequisite

Follow the Retrace Docker Install Guide.

.Net Core Docker Setup

Dockerfile Configuration

Adjust your Dockerfile to include the .Net Core Profiler:

RUN mkdir -m 0755 -p /stackify-dotnet-apm && \
    cd /stackify-dotnet-apm && \
    wget http://download.stackify.com/stackify-dotnet-apm/stackify-dotnet-apm-install-linux-latest.tar.gz && \
    tar -zxvf stackify-dotnet-apm-install-linux-latest.tar.gz && \
    cd stackify-dotnet-apm-install-linux && \
    chmod +x ./install.sh && \
    ./install.sh --docker && \
    cd .. && \
    rm -rf stackify-dotnet-apm-install-linux && \
    rm stackify-dotnet-apm-install-linux-latest.tar.gz

ENV CORECLR_PROFILER={cf0d821e-299b-5307-a3d8-b283c03916da}
ENV CORECLR_ENABLE_PROFILING=1
ENV CORECLR_PROFILER_PATH="/stackify-dotnet-apm/StackifyProfiler.so"

Name Your Application

Create a file named Stackify.json and copy it to your container in the same folder as your application.

{
    "AppName": "MyApp",
    "Environment": "Production"
}

Running your Application

Start your application with the stackify shared volume.

docker run -v stackify:/usr/local/stackify [your-application-image] 

Verify

Make application requests, you can then verify results in the Retrace dashboard.

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