The Amazon Cloudwatch Agent is software developed for the Cloudwatch Agent
The Amazon CloudWatch Agent enables you to do the following:
Amazon Cloudwatch Agent uses the open-source project telegraf as its dependency. It operates by starting a telegraf agent with some original plugins and some customized plugins.
The agent uses go modules for dependency management. For more information, see Go Modules
sudo yum install -y rpmdevtools rpm-build
make buildto build the Cloudwatch Agent for Linux, Debian, Windows environment.
make releaseto build the agent. This also packages it into a RPM, DEB and ZIP package.
The following folders are generated when the build completes:
build/bin/linux/arm64/amazon-cloudwatch-agent.rpm build/bin/linux/amd64/amazon-cloudwatch-agent.rpm build/bin/linux/arm64/amazon-cloudwatch-agent.deb build/bin/linux/amd64/amazon-cloudwatch-agent.deb build/bin/windows/amd64/amazon-cloudwatch-agent.zip build/bin/darwin/amd64/amazon-cloudwatch-agent.tar.gz
1. rpm package
* `rpm -Uvh amazon-cloudwatch-agent.rpm`
dpkg -i -E ./amazon-cloudwatch-agent.deb
tar -xvf amazon-cloudwatch-agent.tar.gz
cp -rf ./opt/aws /opt
cp -rf ./Library/LaunchDaemons/com.amazon.cloudwatch.agent.plist /Library/LaunchDaemons/
The following targets are available. Each may be run with
| Make Target | Description | |:-------------------------|:------------| |
buildbuilds the agent for Linux, Debian and Windows amd64 environment | |
releasebuilds the agent and also packages it into a RPM, DEB and ZIP package | |
cleanremoves build artifacts | |
dockerized-build| build using docker container without local go environment |
It is using Semantic versioning
You can download the official release from S3, refer to link
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