Agent Platform

AppMon provides the ability to choose between 2 different agent platforms. The Classic Agent, which is the default agent platform and the new AppMon Agent.

Upgrade benefits from Classic Agent

  • End-to-end encryption using https
  • Code-instrumentation on the Agent
    • Faster agent startup time
    • Less collectors required
    • Almost zero pressure on collectors
  • Easy traffic tunneling using https based protocol
  • Better Configuration Management
    • No webserver master agent required
  • Support for new platforms, technology & features which are not available with the Classic Agents.

Compare agent availability with Classic Agent

Agent Classic Agent Availability Status AppMon Agent Availability Status Windows Linux x64 Linux PPC LE Linux PPC BE Linux Musl AIX PPC Solaris x86/x64 Solaris SPARC z/Linux s390
Node.js N/A GA
Webserver
      Apache GA GA
      NGINX GA GA
      IIS GA BETA
PHP
      PHP 5.x GA BETA
      PHP 7 N/A BETA
.NET
      .NET       Framework GA BETA
      .NET Core N/A BETA
Java GA EAP

Legend

Classic Agent/AppMon Agent
available
not available in current or future releases
not available now, available in future releases

Agent Status

GA - Generally Available
  • Keep in mind that the Features/Sensors known from Classic Agent can (must not though) behave different.
BETA
  • Agent is ready for testing in production (stable).
  • Some Features/Sensors of the agent are still in development. Please check upfront if the available featureset fits your needs.
  • Technical support provides limited support for the BETA agents.