Install Elastic Agentsedit

You can install only a single Elastic Agent per host.

You have a few options for installing and managing an Elastic Agent:

Minimum Requirementsedit

Minimum requirements have been determined by running the Elastic Agent (v8.0.0) on a GCP e2-micro instance (2vCPU/1GB). The Elastic Agent used the default policy, running the system integration and self-monitoring.


Under 2% total, including all monitoring processes


640 MB

RSS Mem Size

300 MB

Adding integrations will increase the memory used by the agent and its processes.