curl: (6) Could not resolve host: bash. - Upgrade from the Legacy Metrics Agent to the Current Agent

When trying to upgrade the Legacy Metrics I keep getting the error:

curl: (6) Could not resolve host: bash

I’ve already tried suggestions found here:

Still no success.


I have the same issue, when running from a droplet this fails. Outside of a droplet it is fine

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mine solves by disabling firewall temporarily

facing same issue one of my do instance i have tried to ping showing me

ping: Temporary failure in name resolution


I assume you’re following this article:

You can also make sure that you haven’t copied some additional characters in the curl command itself:

curl -sSL | sudo bash

Also another thing to add, can you try pinging the source site/domain as well, just to see if it’s not a networking issue:


Looking forward to your reply. Alex