Getting started

Step 1: Review the requirements

Review the Tanium requirements and supported container configurations. See Tanium Containers requirements.

Step 2: Obtain the Tanium™ Client Container

To use the Tanium Core Platform to monitor containers on endpoints in an enterprise deployment, install and configure the Tanium Client Container on those endpoints. Contact Tanium Support to obtain the Tanium Client Container ZIP file.

Step 3: Import the Containers solution on the Tanium Server

To ask container-related questions through Tanium™ Interact and the Tanium™ Console, import the Containers solution. See Import the Containers solution on the Tanium Server.

Step 4: Install and configure the Tanium Client Container

Set up and configure the Tanium Client Container on your container environment nodes. See Install and configure the Tanium Client Container.

Step 5: Verify the installation

Ask a question that uses a sensor from the Containers solution to verify the hosts with the Tanium Client Container respond to the Tanium Server. See Verify Tanium Containers.

Step 6: (Optional) Import the Containers board in Tanium™ Trends

Import the Containers board in Trends to view container metrics in your environment. See Import the Containers board in Trends.

Step 7: Explore the Containers solution

Explore the sensors in the Containers solution to see which questions are available in Interact and the Tanium Console. See Reference: Tanium Containers sensors.

Step 8: Monitor Containers metrics

From the Trends menu, go to Boards and then click Containers to view the number of Running Containers and Running Pods and the Container Inventory and Container Hygiene sections.

Step 1: Review the requirements

Review the supported container configurations. See Tanium Containers requirements.

Step 2: Obtain the Tanium™ Client Container

To use the Tanium Core Platform to monitor containers on endpoints in an enterprise deployment, install and configure the Tanium Client Container on those endpoints. Contact Tanium Support to obtain the Tanium Client Container ZIP file.

Step 3: Install and configure the Tanium Client Container

Set up and configure the Tanium Client Container on your container environment nodes. See Install and configure the Tanium Client Container.

Step 4: Verify the installation

Ask a question that uses a sensor from the Containers solution to verify the hosts with the Tanium Client Container respond to the Tanium Server. See Verify Tanium Containers.

Step 5: Explore the Containers solution

Explore the sensors in the Containers solution to see which questions are available in Interact and the Tanium Console. See Reference: Tanium Containers sensors.

Step 6: (Optional) Import the Containers board in Tanium™ Trends

Import the Containers board in Trends to view container metrics in your environment. See Import the Containers board in Trends.

Step 7: Monitor Containers metrics

From the Trends menu, go to Boards and then click Containers to view the number of Running Containers and Running Pods and the Container Inventory and Container Hygiene sections.