Integration with Datadog

Datadog (opens in a new tab) is a popular fully managed observability service. This guide demonstrates how to set up Cube Cloud to export logs to Datadog.


First, enable monitoring integrations in Cube Cloud.

Exporting logs

To export logs to Datadog, go to Organization Settings → API Keys obtain an API key:

Then, configure the datadog_logs (opens in a new tab) sink in your vector.toml configuration file.

Example configuration:

type = "datadog_logs"
inputs = [
default_api_key = "0746ad78335ac7c0219ee38b47ada6a6"
site = ""
compression = "gzip"
healthcheck = false

Note that Datadog accounts belong to specific sites (opens in a new tab) throughout the world. Use the site option to configure the sink appropriately. When miscofigured, Vector agent outputs the following error: Client request was forbidden.

Commit the configuration for Vector, it should take effect in a minute. Then, navigate to Logs in Datadog and watch the logs coming: