Download the archive
curl -LO https://mackerel.io/file/agent/tgz/mackerel-agent-latest.tar.gz tar xvzf mackerel-agent-latest.tar.gz cd mackerel-agent
In the archive,
mackerel-agent is the binary that will execute in Linux.
Describe the settings file
mackerel-agent.conf to configure the API key.
apikey = "<YOUR_API_KEY>"
You can see your API key in your organization’s page. This API key is how your organization is identified, so please be careful not to share this information with anyone outside of your organization.
For more information please refer to mackerel-agent specifications.
Using the settings file the following things can be done:
Launching the agent
Designate the settings file you have edited and launch the
The agent runs in the foreground so please adjust services to conform with the environment you are using.
Uninstall the agent
To uninstall mackerel-agent, delete the binary file that you downloaded.
Afterwards, the file which recorded the host ID will remain in
/var/lib/mackerel-agent/id by default, so please delete this file as well.
Installing the KCPS edition of mackerel-agent in binary
Deb packages are not supported in KCPS editions of Mackerel.