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A simple docker image based on alpine, which basically only socat.
A simple Docker image based on `docker.io/alpine`, which otherwise only contains socat.
It can be used for example to proxy tcp connections to a socket and vice versa for bridging between network namespaced and host networking.
It can be used for example to proxy TCP connections to a Unix socket and vice versa, which is useful for bridging between namespaced and host networking.
This was especially developed to access node_exporter running as --net=host from a prometheus within a regular Docker network.
This was developed specificially to access node_exporter running as `--network=host` from a Prometheus running in a regular Docker network.
UID:GID is random, but consistent across different socat-docker containers for effortless sharing of sockets via bind mounts.
UID:GID in the image is random, but consistent across different socat-docker containers to ensure effortless sharing of sockets via bind mounts.