Hi community members,
we are considering to discover the software installed within Docker containers and implement an additional normalize schedule. Here we face some challenges and we are wondering if anyone from the community has additional ideas how to tackle them.
Any other ideas? Any other input?
Feb 15, 2021 01:46 AM
That's a really interesting question. I've not seen a lot of consistency or clear trends in how organizations are gathering and tracking details about software that is running containers, and would also love to hear more stories of how people are doing it (or are considering doing it)!
I don't believe Data Platform models containers with any precision currently. You may want to consider adding an idea in the Flexera Ideas part of Community to improve this situation.
Another Flexera product - FlexNet Manager Suite - provides some capabilities around gathering inventory of software that is installed in container images found on computers, and then exposing that information for reporting and analysis. Here are a couple of posts that talk about how this:
Feb 15, 2021 03:43 AM