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Linux Proc Extras

Agent Check Agent Check

Supported OS: Linux


Get metrics from linux_proc_extras service in real time to:

  • Visualize and monitor linux_proc_extras states
  • Be notified about linux_proc_extras failovers and events.


Follow the instructions below to install and configure this check for an Agent running on a host. For containerized environments, see the Autodiscovery Integration Templates for guidance on applying these instructions.


The Linux_proc_extras check is included in the Datadog Agent package, so you don’t need to install anything else on your servers.


Edit the linux_proc_extras.d/conf.yaml file, in the conf.d/ folder at the root of your Agent’s configuration directory. See the sample linux_proc_extras.d/conf.yaml for all available configuration options.

Metrics collection

The Linux Proc Extras check can potentially emit custom metrics, which may impact your billing.


Run the Agent’s status subcommand and look for linux_proc_extras under the Checks section.

Data Collected


The Linux Proc Extras check does not include any metrics.


The Linux Proc Extras check does not include any events.

Service Checks

The Linux Proc Extras check does not include any service checks.


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