Monitor sidekiq queues for your application
Sidekiq comes with a web application,
Sidekiq::Web that can display the current state of a Sidekiq installation. We have configured this to monitor multiple Sidekiq configurations used throughout GOV.UK.
We have restricted public access as the Web UI allows modifying the state of Sidekiq queues.
To gain access you should setup SSH port forwarding to a backend box belonging to the environment you wish to monitor when connected to the Bardeen wireless network or the VPN:
$ ssh backend-1.backend.staging -CNL 9000:127.0.0.1:3211
Or on AWS:
$ ssh $(ssh integration "govuk_node_list --single-node -c backend").integration -CNL 9000:127.0.0.1:3211
You can also monitor Sidekiq queue lengths using this Grafana dashboard.
To view your local Sidekiq queue, go to the sidekiq-monitoring app in the vm and run
./bin/foreman start for all applications, or
./bin/foreman run <app_name> for a specific app.
http://sidekiq-monitoring.dev.gov.uk:3211/to see a list of all the GOV.UK applications whose Sidekiq status you can monitor
http://sidekiq-monitoring.dev.gov.uk/<app_name>to directly monitor a specific app
See also: Add sidekiq-monitoring to your application.