Datadog integration


  • To visualize SAP monitoring data in your Datadog instance, you need to install a Redpeaks collector in each data center hosting the systems.
  • Redpeaks will act as a proxy between your SAP systems and Datadog.
  • It will connect remotely to each SAP system and will therefore need to be installed in a network area allowing to do so

Product highlights

Among the myriad benefits this integration offers, these stand out prominently:

  • Agentless deployment:
    • No transports or agent to install on your SAP systems
    • Simplified installation and maintenance
    • No security risks
    • Deployed and configured in 2 hours
  • Out of the box monitors
  • Out of the box Datadog dashboards
    • From top level overview to technical details within a single pane of glass:
      • S/4HANA
      • HANA
      • BusinessObjects
  • Detailed SAP transaction time per step monitoring
    • Without any transport, you will have complete visibility of response time of every transactions
  • Ability to inject any SAP metadata as Datadog logs for pattern recognition, and advanced analysis
  • Transveral monitoring of business services via advanced correlation mechanism from Datadog
  • Leverage Datadog machine learning and AI ops with SAP metrics
  • Daily reports of SAP operations
  • Instant aggregation of hours to months of metrics, allowing swift navigation and data analysis.
  • Out of the box Plugins and monitors allowing multi channels notification and integration


  • Those responsible for installing the solution should have the following skills:
    • Basic linux administration for installing software and creating user accounts
    • SAP basis users & authorizations administration
    • Database users administration
    • Network administration to implement network routes


  • A Redpeaks license, requested at
  • A dedicated Linux VM with appropriate specs
  • Network routes open toward SAP application ports
  • A dedicated user created on each system to monitor (See create SAP users)
  • See AGENTIL's Redpeaks Prerequisites Documentation for more details.


Insalling and configuring Redpeaks should not take more than an hour if prerequisites are set correctly

  • Install the JAVA JRE
  • Download the latest Redpeaks package.
  • Copy the package into a temporary folder - Not in /opt
  • Execute below commands:
systemctl start promonitor
  • Redpeaks should be up and running.


You can configure Redpeaks using a web interface:

  • Visit http://[PRO.MONITOR VM HOSTNAME]:8888 in a web browser. The default username/password combination is admin/admin

Install license

  • Click the gear icon on the top right to open a menu. Then, select Licenses.
  • Copy the provided license keys and save

Install drivers

  • Get the latest SAP JCO driver for Linux and unzip the file to extract a tgz archive.
  • Click the gear icon on the top right to open a menu. Then, select Admin configuration and go the Upload/Download section.
  • Click on Install JCO driver and select the driver file (file name similar to sapjco30P_17-10005328_linux.tgz).

Connection to Datadog

To connect Redpeaks to Datadog, you need first to create keys in Datadog and then register those keys in Redpeaks

Datadog: Create API & APP keys

  • You need first to connect to you Datadog instance and create dedicated API and APP keys
  • Navigate to the organization settings and use API & APP keys tab to create the keys:

Redpeaks: Register keys in a plugin

  • Now you will register the keys within a Redpeaks plugin.
  • Go back to Redpeaks web interface and click the top right gear icon and navigate to Plugins.
  • Select the Datadog type in the plugin selector and press create.
  • Hostname must be as such: : https://api.datadoghq.[Region] (Ex.
  • Set your Datadog API and APP keys and save
  • Redpeaks is now connected to your Datadog instance.

Connection to SAP

For connecting Redpeaks to a SAP system, you will need first to create a group, a system, a user and a connector.

  • Create your first group

  • Fill the group formular
  • Don't foget to set group shortname and company shortname:

  • You can now create your first system
  • From the group contextual menu, select “Add system”
  • Select the appropriate system
  • Don't forget to set system shortname

  • Now you can create a user
  • From configure menu, select add user

  • User profiles are associated to a group
  • It will be used later when creating a connector

  • Now you can create connector
  • From the system contextual menu, select “Add connector”
  • Select the appropriate connector type

  • Then fill the connector form
  • The connector holds the necessary connection parameters to reach the system
  • Press Save&Test, you should see a green popup indicating a successful connection

Configure monitoring

The monitoring of SAP systems is done via monitoring profiles

  • Create your first profile
  • You can import, create and customize profiles from the profiles section on the left

  • From the profiles menu, select Select default profiles
  • Select the Datadog profile and press Save.
  • The imported profile will appear in the list of profiles
  • Now you can assign your profile via the assign button

  • From the assign menu, just move the available connectors from right to left, then save.
  • Your connectors are now associated with a set of predefined monitors

  • Last step: Activate the monitoring:
  • Select a connector and press “Start monitoring”

Monitoring is now active for all your systems, which you should see in Datadog.


  • Once you activate the integration from the marketplace, predefined dashboards will appear in your Datadog instance.
  • This is a link to the latest dashboards


For support or feature requests, contact AGENTIL Software at

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