DigitalOcean Metrics Not Installing

Posted October 25, 2019 1.8k views

I have run the commands outlined on the “upgrading from legacy metrics agent” including do-agent purge,

I then run the following command, as outlined on the instructions.

curl -sSL | sudo bash

The terminal then displays the following.

[Cleaning up old sources…OK
Verifying machine compatability…OK
Verifying compatability with script…OK
Installing apt repository…
Installing gpg key…OK
Selecting previously unselected package do-agent.
(Reading database … 705444 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack …/do-agent3.5.6amd64.deb …
Unpacking do-agent (3.5.6) …
Processing triggers for ureadahead (0.100.0-19) …
Setting up do-agent (3.5.6) …
Detecting SELinux
SELinux not enforced
enable systemd service
Created symlink from /etc/systemd/system/ to /etc/systemd/system/do-agent.service.
Processing triggers for ureadahead (0.100.0-19) …]

Following this, nothing happens.
Previously, a “we’re loading new droplet metrics check back later” message was displayed, however for many hours, my droplet continues to show the usual upgrading to new metrics notice.

Is there a problem with DigitalOcean because it’s not showing any errors in the terminal.


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The output that you’ve shared makes me believe that the installation was successful.

I would recommend checking the status of the do-agent service and make sure that it is running:

systemctl status do-agent