Install an observIQ Agent (Linux/Windows/MacOS)

Installing an observIQ agent on Linux, Windows, or MacOS.

To install an agent on Linux, Windows, or MacOS, navigate to the Fleet page. Click the Add Agent button.


After clicking Add Agent, choose the appropriate Platform for your agent. Click the Clipboard icon to copy the install command to clipboard.


For Linux, SSH into the target host. Paste the install command in your terminal, and hit enter. For Windows, RDP into your target Windows host and open a CMD Prompt or Powershell with the 'Run as Administrator' option. Paste the install command in your CMD Prompt or Powershell, and hit enter. For MacOS, open your Terminal, paste the command, and hit enter.


The agent installer will run, download the required files automatically, and install the agent in less than 30 seconds. An "Installation Successful!" message will be displayed if the agent was installed successfully.


After a successful installation, navigate Fleet > Agents page. You'll see your newly-installed Agent!


Congrats! You've installed your first observIQ Log Agent! Next step - Add a Source to your Agent.