Commit fdcfae2a authored by Evan Read's avatar Evan Read

Merge branch 'docs-update-health-check' into 'master'

Update Health Check typo & adjust formatting

See merge request gitlab-org/gitlab-ce!25722
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# Health Check
> **Notes:**
> - Liveness and readiness probes were [introduced][ce-10416] in GitLab 9.1.
> - The `health_check` endpoint was [introduced][ce-3888] in GitLab 8.8 and was
> be deprecated in GitLab 9.1.
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## IP whitelist
To access monitoring resources, the client IP needs to be included in a whitelist.
To access monitoring resources, the requesting client IP needs to be included in a whitelist.
[Read how to add IPs to a whitelist for the monitoring endpoints][admin].
## Using the endpoints
With default whitelist settings, the probes can be accessed from localhost:
With default whitelist settings, the probes can be accessed from localhost using the following URLs:
- `http://localhost/-/health`
- `http://localhost/-/readiness`
- `http://localhost/-/liveness`
The first endpoint, `/-/health/`, only checks whether the application server is running. It does
-not verify the database or other services are running. A successful response will return
a 200 status code with the following message:
The first endpoint, `health`, only checks whether the application server is running. It does not verify the database or other services are running. A successful response will return a 200 status code with the following message:
```
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The readiness and liveness probes will provide a report of system health in JSON format.
Readiness example output:
`readiness` probe example output:
```
```json
{
"queues_check" : {
"status" : "ok"
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}
```
Liveness example output:
`liveness` probe example output:
```
```json
{
"cache_check" : {
"status" : "ok"
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