Metricbeat 7.16.3 error determining cgroups version: error reading /proc/<PID>/cgroup:

These errors keep being generated in the metricbeat logs.

2022-02-02T16:11:02.411Z        ERROR   metrics/metrics.go:304  error determining cgroups version: error reading /proc/3950736/cgroup: open /proc/3950736/cgroup: no such file or directory
2022-02-02T16:11:12.407Z        ERROR   metrics/metrics.go:304  error determining cgroups version: error reading /proc/3950736/cgroup: open /proc/3950736/cgroup: no such file or directory
2022-02-02T16:11:22.405Z        ERROR   metrics/metrics.go:304  error determining cgroups version: error reading /proc/3950736/cgroup: open /proc/3950736/cgroup: no such file or directory
2022-02-02T16:11:32.401Z        ERROR   metrics/metrics.go:304  error determining cgroups version: error reading /proc/3950736/cgroup: open /proc/3950736/cgroup: no such file or directory
2022-02-02T16:11:32.405Z        ERROR   metrics/metrics.go:304  error determining cgroups version: error reading /proc/3950736/cgroup: open /proc/3950736/cgroup: no such file or directory

I see than an issue was raised a while back Monitoring: allow specifying /proc or hostfs path. · Issue #23267 · elastic/beats · GitHub.

In the meantime is there a workaround as to not be flooded by these errors?

Thank you,
Kris

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