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Agent Log Files

The Datadog Agent does a logs rollover every 10MB. When a rollover occurs, one backup is kept (e.g. agent.log.1). If a previous backup exists, it is overwritten during the rollover.

Agent log directory

PlatformCommand
Linux/var/log/datadog/
macOS/var/log/datadog/
Windows Server 2008, Vista and newerC:\ProgramData\Datadog\logs
Windows Server 2003, XP or olderunsupported Platform
PlatformCommand
Linux/var/log/datadog/
CentOS/var/log/datadog/
Debian/var/log/datadog/
Fedora/var/log/datadog/
macOS/var/log/datadog/
RedHat/var/log/datadog/
Source~/.datadog-agent/supervisord/logs/
SmartOS/opt/local/datadog/logs/supervisord/
Ubuntu/var/log/datadog/
Windows Server 2008, Vista and newerC:\ProgramData\Datadog\logs\
Windows Server 2003, XP or olderC:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Datadog\logs\

Agent log files

  • agent.log
  • process-agent.log
  • trace-agent.log
  • collector.log
  • dogstatsd.log
  • forwarder.log
  • supervisord.log

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