Sysdig Agent

Sysdig agents are simple to deploy and upgrade, and out of the box, they will gather and report on a wide variety of pre-defined metrics. Agent installation can be as simple as copying and pasting a few lines of code from a Wizard prompt, or you can follow step-by-step instructions to check supported environments and distributions, review installation options, and customize the agent configuration file post-install.

About Sysdig Agent

Sysdig agent is a lightweight host component that processes syscall events, creates capture files, and performs auditing and compliance. It is a platform that supports monitoring, securing, and troubleshooting cloud-native environments

In addition, the agent performs the following:

  • Metrics processing, analysis, aggregation, and transmission

  • Policy monitoring and alert notification through bidirectional communication with the Sysdig collector

  • Integration with third-party software for consolidating customer ecosystem data

  • Full assimilation into containerized and orchestrated environment

  • Matches runtime policies against the syscall events and generates policy events

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