ActiveGate default installation settings for Linux

If you do not specify any parameters during ActiveGate installation to customize settings, the following default settings will be applied. To modify defaults settings during installation, see Customize ActiveGate installation on Linux.

ActiveGate directories

Purpose Default path Path relative to installation parameter

ActiveGate executable files, libraries, and related files

/opt/dynatrace/gateway

<INSTALL>/gateway

ActiveGate configuration

/var/lib/dynatrace/gateway/config

<CONFIG>/gateway/config

ActiveGate SSL folder

/var/lib/dynatrace/gateway/ssl

<CONFIG>/gateway/ssl

ActiveGate temporary files

/var/tmp/dynatrace/gateway

<TEMP>/gateway

ActiveGate logs

/var/log/dynatrace/gateway

<LOG>/gateway

Dump files uploaded to ActiveGate by OneAgent

/var/lib/dynatrace/gateway/dump

RPM

/var/lib/dynatrace/remotepluginmodule

<CONFIG>/remotepluginmodule

RPM logs

/var/lib/dynatrace/remotepluginmodule/log

<CONFIG>/remotepluginmodule/log

zRemote

/var/lib/dynatrace/zremote

<CONFIG>/zremote

zRemote logs

/var/lib/dynatrace/zremote/log

<CONFIG>/zremote/log

Private Synthetic

/var/lib/dynatrace/synthetic

<CONFIG>/synthetic

Private synthetic logs

/var/log/dynatrace/synthetic

<LOG>/synthetic/log

Autoupdater

/opt/dynatrace/autoupdater

<INSTALL>/autoupdater

Autoupdater logs

/var/log/dynatrace/autoupdater

<LOG>/autoupdater

ActiveGate services

Name

dynatracegateway

File

System V: /etc/init.d/dynatracegateway
Systemd: /etc/systemd/system/dynatracegateway

Account

root

ActiveGate user

By default, the ActiveGate installer uses the user dtuserag to run the ActiveGate service. This user does not require root privileges.
If the userdtuserag does not already exist in the system, the installer will create it.

ActiveGate port usage

By default, Environment ActiveGate:

  • receives connections from OneAgents or other ActiveGates on port 9999
  • receives Dynatrace API on port 9999
  • connects to Dynatrace SaaS or Managed cluster on port 443

For more information about possible ActiveGate connectivity schemes, see Supported connectivity schemes for ActiveGates.