Agent reference docs

This is the reference documentation for the free, open-source Netdata Agent. Each major component of the Agent is listed below and in the navigation as individual sections. Many of these sections also contain sub-sections and multiple documents.

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See our core docs for comprehensive docs and guides for using Netdata for monitoring, visualization, and troubleshooting. Read What is Netdata? for details about how Netdata works and how it's different from other monitoring solutions.

Install the Netdata Agent

Install the Agent on most Linux distributions (Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS, and more), container platforms (Kubernetes clusters, Docker), and many other operating systems (FreeBSD, macOS).

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