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Adding Datadog to Cloud 66

Overview

Datadog is natively integrated with Cloud 66. You can add it to your Cloud 66 account via the web Dashboard. We will handle the installation and integration with your application. All you need to get going is:

  • An active Cloud 66 application
  • A Datadog account
  • A Datadog API key (how-to)

We support a variety implementations from basic (just Metrics) to full which includes Metrics, Logs, APM (Application Performance Management) and Processes, NPM & Security (containerized apps only).

Enabling Datadog on your account

To enable Datadog on your account:

  1. Log into your Dashboard and open an app you wish to monitor
  2. Click on Settings in the left-hand panel
  3. Click on Integrations in the sub-menu that opens
  4. Click the Add Datadog Account Details button
  5. Add your API key and choose the Datadog site you use (.com or .eu)
  6. Click Save

You will taken back to the Integrations section of your app where you can activate the integration. To do this:

  1. Click the Add Integration button
  2. Choose the type of installation you require (we install Metrics by default - all other features are optional)
  3. Click Save

We’ll now install Datadog on your app - you should see metrics begin flowing within a few minutes of installation (depending on how much traffic your app receives).

Enabling Datadog on other apps

Once you’ve enabled Datadog on your account, integrating it with your other apps is a quicker process.

  1. Log into your Dashboard and open an app you wish to monitor
  2. Click on Settings in the left-hand panel
  3. Click on Integrations in the sub-menu that opens
  4. Click the Add Integration button
  5. Choose the type of installation you require (we install Metrics by default - all other features are optional)
  6. Click Save

Updating a Datadog integration

If you need to add or remove Datadog features from an app:

  1. Log into your Dashboard and open the app
  2. Click on Settings in the left-hand panel
  3. Click on Integrations in the sub-menu that opens
  4. Click the Edit Configuration link
  5. Update your integration settings
  6. Click Save Changes

Removing Datadog from an app

To remove Datadog:

  1. Log into your Dashboard and open the app
  2. Click on Settings in the left-hand panel
  3. Click on Integrations in the sub-menu that opens
  4. Click the trashcan icon to delete the integration

We will now uninstall Datadog from your app.

Updating your Datadog API key

To update your Datadog API key:

  • Log into your Dashboard and click your avatar (top right)
  • Select Account Settings
  • Click on External Services in the Settings panel on the left
  • Click on the Datadog tab at the top of the main panel
  • Click Edit Account Configuration
  • Add the new API key and click Save

You can also delete your Datadog settings completely using this page, if you prefer.

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