Host Monitoring Agent

The Host Monitoring Agent monitors the state of a host machine. For AppMon 6.5 and later, it can also monitor availability of any process running on the host. For further information on process availability monitoring see information on configuration of hosts/host groups on the Infrastructure page.

However, in most cases you don't need this Agent, as almost any active Agent delivers those metrics. The exceptions are:

With many Agents on one machine, you may want to switch off delivery of host monitoring data from non-Host-Agents to reduce traffic from Agent to Collector. Contact support to develop the best strategy.

Installation and configuration

Agent bulk installation

To monitor a large number hosts, you can automate the Host Agent deployment.