Help APM APM for Java Java Agent auto installation and troubleshooting

Java agent auto installation and troubleshooting

Install Operation

Syntax: java -jar apminsight-javaagent.jar [OPTIONS]

Install operation can only be performed for standalone servers. Servers currently supported are Tomcat, JBOSS AS, JBOSS EAP, Wildfly & Jetty.

Place the agent jar and its conf files inside app server home directory and run the install command OR Use the '-p' key to provide the app server home directory path.

 APM Insight Java agent troubleshooting


List of options available

The commands that you can use along with Install are given below.

Option Argument Description Usage
-h,--help   Prints all the options and its description.  java -jar apminsight-javaagent.jar -h
-v, --version   Prints agent version.  java -jar apminsight-javaagent,jar -v 
Install   Searches for app server files in current directory and installs the agent. java -jar apminsight-javaagent.jar install
  -h Prints the install options and its description  java -jar apminsight-javaagent.jar install -h
  -k <license_key>
  • Uses the specified license key to install the agent.
  • License key will be written to apminsight.conf file.
java -jar apminsight-javaagent.jar install -k 1234567890qwertyuiop
  -p <appserver_path>            java -jar apminsight-javaagent.jar install -p /usr/home/tomcat


For troubleshooting operation please refer to our KBase article on the same.

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Help APM APM for Java Java Agent auto installation and troubleshooting