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Upgrading to a major Datadog Agent version and keeping it updated is the only supported way to get the latest Agent functionality and fixes. The Agent has frequent update releases, though, and managing updates at enterprise scale can be challenging.What is Datadog-dogstatsd?
This package is used in containerized environments where DogStatsD runs as a sidecar or environments running a DogStatsD server without full Agent functionality. The standalone DogStatsD package is installed with the Agent one-line install command except every occurrence of datadog-agent should be replaced with datadog-dogstatsd.Where can I find the Datadog agent logs?
Contact Datadog support. For Windows Server 2008, Vista, and newer systems, the Agent logs are located in C:\ProgramData\Datadog\logs. Note: ProgramData is a hidden folder.How do I upgrade my agent from version 5 to 7?
Run the Agent installation command with the environment variable DD_AGENT_MAJOR_VERSION=7 and DD_UPGRADE="true" in order to upgrade your Agent from version 5 to version 7. The Agent v7 installer can automatically convert v5 configurations during the upgrade: Upgrade your Agent to version 6 following the manual upgrade process.