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



ActiveGate configuration



ActiveGate SSL folder



ActiveGate temporary files



ActiveGate logs



Dump files uploaded to ActiveGate by OneAgent





RPM logs






zRemote logs



Private Synthetic



Private synthetic logs






Autoupdater logs



ActiveGate services




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



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.