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How to get App container id?

Hi, when making an app we get the option to select “containers” >1. Is there a way to obtain the container ID of the app while it’s running? This would be super helpful for logging purposes or even for identifying servers.


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Bobby Iliev
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June 13, 2024

Hey @benjaminlarcher,

I don’t think that this is available out of the box.

The best thing to do to get your voice heard regarding this would be to head over to our Product Ideas board and post a new idea, including as much information as possible for what you’d like to see implemented.

https://ideas.digitalocean.com/

In the meantime, what you could try is to implement a custom solution by for example introducing a randomly generated UUID for each instance and using it as a way to identify that the logs are coming from different containers.

Hope that helps!

- Bobby.

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