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Alfresco SOLR Monitoring

Deployment template for Alfresco SOLR Monitoring using:

SOLR Metrics are used as source for prometheus-exporter.


solr6:8983 << solr-exporter:9854 << prometheus-server:9090 << grafana-ui:3000
  • SOLR service is indexing Alfresco Repository contents
  • SOLR Exporter service is available from SOLR 7.3.0. This program gets metrics from SOLR and make them available for Prometheus
  • Prometheus service is an open source product used for event monitoring and alerting
  • Grafana service is an open source product used for analytics

Configuration files:

How to use this composition

Start Docker

Start docker and check the ports are correctly bound.

$ docker-compose up --build --force-recreate
$ docker ps --format '{{.Names}}\t{{.Image}}\t{{.Ports}}'

proxy_1                  alfresco/acs-community-ngnix:1.0.0       80/tcp,>8080/tcp

alfresco_1               alfresco/alfresco-content-repository-community:6.2.0-A11    8080/tcp
libreoffice_1            alfresco/alfresco-libreoffice:2.1.0>8090/tcp
imagemagick_1            alfresco/alfresco-imagemagick:2.1.0>8090/tcp
alfresco-pdf-renderer_1  alfresco/alfresco-pdf-renderer:2.1.0>8090/tcp
transform-misc_1         alfresco/alfresco-transform-misc:2.1.0>8090/tcp
tika_1                   alfresco/alfresco-tika:2.1.0   >8090/tcp

postgres_1               postgres:11.4                  >5432/tcp
activemq_1               alfresco/alfresco-activemq:5.15.8>5672/tcp, ...

share_1                  alfresco/alfresco-share:6.2.0            8000/tcp, 8080/tcp

solr6_1                  alfresco/alfresco-search-services:1.4.0>8983/tcp
solr-exporter_1          solr:7.3.0                               8983/tcp,>9854/tcp
prometheus-server_1      prom/prometheus                >9090/tcp
grafana-ui_1             grafana/grafana                >3000/tcp


Use the following username/password combination to login in Alfresco services.

  • User: admin
  • Password: admin

Alfresco and related web applications can be accessed from the below URIs when the servers have started.

http://localhost:8080/share         - Alfresco Share WebApp
http://localhost:8080/alfresco      - Alfresco Repository (REST)
http://localhost:8083/solr          - Alfresco Search Services (Basic Auth, admin/admin by default)

Solr Exporter and Prometheus services are provided without authentication:

http://localhost:9854     - Solr Exporter metrics
http://localhost:9090     - Prometheus UI

Use the following username/password combination to login in Grafana UI.

  • User: admin
  • Password: secret

Grafana Dashboard

Once everything is running, access to Grafana UI.


Your Solr Dashboard will be available in Dashboards section.

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