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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

Platform Command
Linux /var/log/datadog/
macOS /var/log/datadog/
Windows Server 2008, Vista and newer C:\ProgramData\Datadog\logs
Windows Server 2003, XP or older unsupported Platform
Platform Command
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 newer C:\ProgramData\Datadog\logs\
Windows Server 2003, XP or older C:\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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