Monitoring

DigitalOcean Monitoring is a free, opt-in service that gathers metrics about Droplet-level resource utilization. It provides additional Droplet graphs and supports configurable metrics alert policies with integrated email Slack notifications to help you track the operational health of your infrastructure.


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How to accomplish specific tasks in detail, like creation/deletion, configuration, and management.
Native and third-party tools, troubleshooting, and answers to frequently asked questions.
Explanations and definitions of core concepts in DigitalOcean Monitoring.
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Latest Updates

20 August 2021

  • Released v1.64.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release includes support for managing App Platform alerts.

9 August 2021

  • Released v1.63.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release includes a number of new features:

    • The database firewall sub-commands now support apps as trusted sources
    • New monitoring alert sub-commands for creating and managing alert policies
    • The --droplet-agent flag was added to the compute droplet create sub-command to optionally disable installing the agent for the Droplet web console

15 May 2020

For more information, see all Monitoring release notes.