Chapter 5 Monitor Agent Installation

Table of Contents

5.1 Creating MySQL User Accounts for the Monitor Agent
5.2 Java Considerations on Linux
5.3 Installing the Monitor Agent on Unix and Linux
5.4 Installing the Agent on Microsoft Windows
5.5 Installing the Agent on Mac OS X
5.6 Considerations When Monitoring On A Cloud
5.7 Starting/Stopping the MySQL Enterprise Monitor Agent
5.7.1 Starting/Stopping the Agent on Windows
5.7.2 Starting/Stopping the Agent on Mac OS X
5.7.3 Starting/Stopping the Agent on Unix
5.7.4 sql_mode
5.8 Monitoring Multiple MySQL Servers
5.9 Configuring an Agent to Monitor a Remote MySQL Server
5.10 Monitoring Outside the Firewall with an SSH Tunnel
5.11 Troubleshooting the Agent

A MySQL Enterprise Monitor Agent monitors a MySQL server and sends data to the MySQL Enterprise Service Manager. The data is interpreted by the MySQL Enterprise Advisors and displayed in the MySQL Enterprise Monitor User Interface. The following section describes how to install the Agent on all platforms.

General Agent Related Notesa

3.0 Agent differences from 2.3


The Proxy and Aggregator are not included in the MySQL Enterprise Monitor Agent v3.0 installer. As of version 3.0.14, the Proxy and Aggregator have a dedicated installation package. For more information, see Chapter 11, Proxy and Aggregator Installation