Installation layoutedit

Elastic Agent files are installed in the following locations.

Elastic Agent program files
Main Elastic Agent configuration
Main Elastic Agent Fleet encrypted configuration
Log files for Elastic Agent and Beats shippers [1]
Shell wrapper installed into PATH

You can install Elastic Agent in a custom base path other than /Library. When installing Elastic Agent with the ./elastic-agent install command, use the --base-path CLI option to specify the custom base path.

[1] Logs file names end with a date (YYYYMMDD) and optional number: elastic-agent-YYYYMMDD.ndjson, elastic-agent-YYYYMMDD-1.ndjson, and so on as new files are created during rotation.