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Dynatrace ActiveGate automatic updates are failing. 


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Dynatrace ActiveGate automatic updates are failing.  Check the versions that are installed for the ActiveGate and Extensions module. Check logs and empty certain folder. Raise a support ticket.

Check the version that are present on the ActiveGate itself and the Extensions module in the Dynatrace page, deployment status.

If there is a difference in the versions, please check the logs,, based on your operating system and look for dynatracegateway.*.log and look for this entry:


RemotePluginModule auto update check finished with error: Autoupdate: Installer file download abandoned: installer file already exists.

If you find this entry, please follow below steps

  1. Remove packages for Linux Path: /var/lib/dynatrace/packages or for Windows Path: %PROGRAMDATA%\dynatrace\packages
  2. Reinstall the new version by clicking on update from the Dynatrace UI.

If this issue persists, you might consider un-installing the ActiveGate( and perform a clean install or raise a support ticket and we can further assist.


Version history
Last update:
‎31 May 2023 08:10 PM
Updated by:
DynaMight Legend
DynaMight Legend

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