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Agent Check Agent Check

Supported OS: Linux Mac OS Windows


This check monitors Vault cluster health and leader changes.


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 Vault check is included in the Datadog Agent package. No additional installation is needed on your server.


  1. Edit the vault.d/conf.yaml file, in the conf.d/ folder at the root of your Agent’s configuration directory to start collecting your vault performance data. See the sample vault.d/conf.yaml for all available configuration options.

  2. Restart the Agent.


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

Data Collected


1 if leader 0 otherwise


vault.leader_change: This event fires when the cluster leader changes.

Service Checks

vault.can_connect: Returns CRITICAL if the Agent cannot connect to Vault, otherwise OK.

vault.unsealed: Returns CRITICAL if Vault is sealed, otherwise OK.

vault.initialized: Returns CRITICAL if Vault is not yet initialized, otherwise OK.


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