Monitoring AMS with Datadog
  • 24 Mar 2022
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Monitoring AMS with Datadog

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In this document, you'll learn how to monitor Ant Media Servers with Datadog. First, we need to install Datadog. Here is a step-by-step guide to installing your monitoring system.

Step 1 - Install Datadog

Firstly, you need to create a Datadog account in this link. After that just go Integrations / Agent section like this URL: https://app.datadoghq.com/account/settings#agent/ubuntu. Select Ubuntu. Run installation command as below:

DD_AGENT_MAJOR_VERSION=7 DD_API_KEY=XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX DD_SITE="datadoghq.com" bash -c "$(curl -L https://s3.amazonaws.com/dd-agent/scripts/install_script.sh)"

Check this link for more details: https://docs.datadoghq.com/agent/

Step 2 - Configure Datadog settings

Enable process monitoring:
Edit process_config parameter in /etc/datadog-agent/datadog.yaml

process_config:
    enabled: 'true'

Check this link for more details: https://docs.datadoghq.com/infrastructure/process/?tab=linuxwindows

Enable network performance monitoring:
Create system-probe.yaml file with example settings.

sudo -u dd-agent cp /etc/datadog-agent/system-probe.yaml.example /etc/datadog-agent/system-probe.yaml

Add network config parameter in /etc/datadog-agent/system-probe.yaml

network_config: 
    enabled: true

Check this link for more details: https://docs.datadoghq.com/network_monitoring/performance/setup/?tab=agentlinux

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