You can install a special version of Performance Analyzer on a desktop client system and connect to a remote server where the tools are installed.
Operating system must be Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, or Oracle Solaris.
The version of the Performance Analyzer must match the version of Oracle Solaris Studio tools installed on the remote system.
Java 1.7 or 1.8 must be in the user's path.
Operating system must be Oracle Solaris or Linux.
Secure Shell (SSH) daemon, sshd must be running
Oracle Solaris Studio software must be accessible on the remote host and you need to know the path to the software.
You must have a user account on the host.
A version of Performance Analyzer for use on a client system is available in a tar file that you can copy to any system including Mac OS X or Windows machines. This version is known as the remote Performance Analyzer client, and enables you to use Performance Analyzer on any system that has Java 1.7 or Java 1.8 available.
The remote Performance Analyzer client is located in the Oracle Solaris Studio installation at /Oracle-Solaris-Studio-install-dir/lib/analyzer/RemoteAnalyzer.tar.
Before you can use Performance Analyzer on a desktop client you must install the special remote version on the client as described in the following task.
Note that on Windows you might need to install an application such as WinZip or 7-Zip to extract the file.
The extracted RemoteAnalyzer directory contains scripts for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and Solaris, and a README.txt file.
Double-click the AnalyzerWindows.bat file: in the RemoteAnalyzer directory.
Double-click the AnalyzerMacOS.command file: in the RemoteAnalyzer directory.
Run the AnalyzerLinux.sh script in a terminal window.
Run the AnalyzerSolaris.sh script in a terminal window.
The Performance Analyzer window opens to show the Welcome screen with only the features that work remotely enabled. For more information, see theRemoteAnalyzer/README.txt file.