3.2.2 Supported Platforms

This section lists the supported platforms for Enterprise Service Manager and Monitoring Agent.

Table 3.2 Supported Platforms

NameDescription
Mac OS X
  • Mac OS X 10.8 or higher.

  • Enterprise Service Manager is supported on Intel architecture, only.

  • Enterprise Monitoring Agent is supported on both Intel and PowerPC architecture.

Unix
  • Solaris 10 Update 8 or higher.

Linux
  • glibc 2.5 or higher.

  • libaio library must be installed.

FreeBSD
  • The Enterprise Service Manager is not currently supported on FreeBSD. The Monitoring Agent is supported.

  • FreeBSD 8 and 9.

  • bind8 must be installed.

  • Java 7 must be installed (JRE or JDK).

Windows
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 or higher (32- and 64-bit)

  • Microsoft Windows Vista, or higher (32- and 64-bit)


General Platform Recommendations

The following are recommended:

  • Ensure that your Service Manager and Agent hosts are synchronized to the same time server. It is important that all times are properly synchronized.

  • Ensure that your Service Manager and Agent hosts use different SSH host keys before installing.

MySQL Requirements

This section describes the MySQL Server requirements for MySQL Enterprise Monitor installation.

  • The Enterprise Server Manager repository requires MySQL Server 5.6.14 or higher. The MySQL Enterprise Service Manager installation includes the latest version of MySQL Server. If you intend to use a MySQL repository other than the one bundled in the MySQL Enterprise Service Manager installation, it is recommended that you use the latest MySQL 5.6.x version.

  • The Monitoring Agent can monitor any version of MySQL Server from version 5.0 onwards.