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Basic Agent Usage

To get started using the Agent, select your platform.

Configuration management tools

Manage the Datadog Agent and Integrations using configuration management tools:

Getting further with the Datadog Agent

Update the Agent

To manually update the Datadog Agent core between to minor versions on a given host, run the corresponding install command for your platform.

Note: If you want to manually update one specific Agent integration refer to the Integration Management guide.

Configuration files

See the dedicated documentation for Agent configuration files.

Datadog site

To send your Agent data to the Datadog EU site, edit your Agent main configuration file datadog.yaml and set the site parameter to:


Log location

See the dedicated documentation for Agent log files

Further Reading