Requires Datadog Agent version >= 5.0.0.
Every Datadog Agent collection reports a heartbeat called
datadog.agent.up with a status
UP. You can monitor this heartbeat across one or more hosts.
Select your host by name or tag(s). Providing a tag monitors every host that has that tag or tag combination.
Select the no-data timeframe: If the heartbeat stops reporting for more than the number of minutes you have selected, then you get notified.
Configure your notification options:
Refer to the Notifications dedicated documentation page for a detailed walkthrough of the common notification options.