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Update Agent to Enable Fatal Log Rotation

If you have upgraded the MongoDB Agent to 12.8 or later from 12.7 or earlier, you must manually reinstall your current MongoDB Agent version (12.8+) to enable fatal log file rotation.

For new installations of the MongoDB Agent (12.8+), fatal log file rotation is automatically enabled.


Fatal log file rotation helps to maintain a useful automation-agent-fatal.log file by rotating the file on a regular basis and deleting only the oldest logs.

To reinstall the MongoDB Agent to enable fatal log file rotation, follow the procedure for your distribution:

← Manage Agent API Keys