Agent Platform switch

For easy migration from existing installations, every 6.x (or later) Bootstrap Agent is capable to switch back and forth between Classic Agent and the AppMon Agent. There is no need to re-configure the Agent injection. The switch of the agent platforms can be simply triggered in the AppMon Client.


Before you migrate your production environment, make sure that:

How to migrate from Classic Agent


When switching Web Server Agents, don't stop the Master Agent.

  1. In the AppMon Client, open the System Profile Preferences dialog box and select Sensors.
  2. In every Java and .NET sensor group, click Migrate Rules. If some incompatibilities are found, resolve them. See Sensor rules migration for more information.
  3. Select the General item.
  4. Click Agent Platform.
  5. In the Agent Platform dialog box, select the required technology from the list at the top.
  6. Select the required Agent Groups, and click Move to the right.
  7. Apply your changes.
  8. Restart your application and the affected Agents.

If needed, use the same procedure to switch back to the Classic Agent.


Newly connected Agents will use the current platform of the Agent Group.