ManageEngine® Applications Manager


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Applications Manager monitors middleware software servers and applications to detect performance problems before they could affect the system..

 

The following are the different Middleware / Portals supported by Applications Manager:

Microsoft MQ (MSMQ)

Follow the steps given below to create a new Microsoft MQ monitor:

  1. Click on New Monitor link.

  2. Select Microsoft MQ (MSMQ) under Middleware/Portal category.

  3. Enter the Display Name of the host.

  4. Provide the monitor-specific authentication information, such as User Name and Password.

  5. Enter the polling interval time in minutes.

  6. Choose the Monitor Group with which you want to associate the Microsoft MQ server to, from the combo box (optional).

  7. Click Add Monitor(s). This discovers Microsoft MQ server from the network and starts monitoring it.

 

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WebLogic Integration Server

The supported version of WebLogic Integration Server is 8.x.

Important: Know the Prerequisites that are required to monitor WebLogic Integration Server.

 

To create a WebLogic Integration Server Monitor

  1. Click on New Monitor link.

  2. Select WebLogic Integration.

  3. Enter the IP Address/ hostname of the host.

  4. Enter the SubNetMask of the network.

  5. Enter the port number in which WebLogic Integration Server is running.

  6. Enter the polling interval time in minutes.

  7. Provide the monitor-specific authentication information, such as user name and password.

Note: WebLogic Integration Server needs some additional configuration and conditions to be followed for monitoring.

  • For monitoring WebLogic Integration Server 8.x, you should set the weblogic.disableMBeanAuthorization and weblogic.management.anonymousAdminLookup system variable to true for enabling data collection. Follow the steps given below:

    1. Edit startWLS.cmd\sh present in the <WLS_HOME>/server/bin directory and add the following argument -Dweblogic.disableMBeanAuthorization=true and -Dweblogic.management.anonymousAdminLookupEnabled=true (click on the link to view the sample startWLS.cmd\sh file)

    2. Restart the WebLogic Integration Server for the changes to take effect.

    3. Copy weblogic.jar from folder /weblogic81/server/lib in Remote WebLogic server version 8 and place it under <AppManager Home >\working\classes\weblogic\version8 folder in the machine where Applications Manager is running.

  1. Choose the Monitor Group from the combo box with which you want to associate WebLogic Integration Server Monitor (optional).

  2. Click Add Monitor(s). This discovers WebLogic Integration server from the network and starts monitoring them.

 

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IBM WebSphere MQ

To create a IBM WebSphere MQ Monitor

 

Important: Know the Prerequisites that are required to monitor IBM WebSphere MQ.

 

  1. Click on New Monitor link.

  2. Enter the Queue Manager Name.

  3. Give the Hostname of the host where IBM WebSphere MQ runs.

  4. Enter the Listener Port.

  5. Give the Coded Character Set Identifier (CCSID).

  6. Enter the ServerConnection Channel.

  7. SSL Enabled checkbox- If SSL authentication is enabled on the server connection channel then select this option and also provide SSL Cipher spec. To use the ssl option please follow the below steps

  8. Authentication Enabled checkbox - Provide the monitor-specific authentication information, such as Username and Password.

  9. Filter System Objects checkbox - Add theSystem Objects to Monitor. This option to Include / Exclude the SYSTEM Queues, Channels and Inactive Channels is added will be helpful in reducing unnecessary data in monitor details page. User can use either INCLUDE_QUEUES or EXCLUDE_QUEUES,  INCLUDE_CHANNELS or EXCLUDE_CHANNELS and INCLUDE_INACTIVE_CHANNELS: true/false. 

  10. Discover Message Broker checkbox - To discover Message Broker, the following jars are required:

    Copy the two jar files to <ProductHome>\working\jre\lib\ext directory.

  11. Set the Polling Interval.

  12. Click Test Credential.

  13. Choose the Monitor Group from the combo box with which you want to associate IBM WebSphere MQ Monitor (optional).

  14. Click Add Monitor(s). This discovers IBM WebSphere MQ from the network and Applications Manager starts monitoring it.

Note:

To monitor IBM Websphere MQ Series following jar files need to be added:

For IBM Websphere MQ Series version 5.x/6.x:

  • com.ibm.mq.jar
  • com.ibm.mq.pcf-6.x.jar and
  • connector.jar

 

For IBM Websphere MQ Series version 7:

  • com.ibm.mq.jar
  • com.ibm.mq.pcf-6.x.jar and
  • connector.jar
  • com.ibm.mq.jmqi.jar
  • com.ibm.mq.headers.jar and
  • com.ibm.mq.commonservices.jar

Follow these steps to get the jar files:

  • Download the supportpac MS0B : WebSphere MQ Java classes for PCF from the following link: http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24000668. The com.ibm.mq.pcf-6.0.jar file is available in this support pac.
  • com.ibm.mq.jar and connector.jar are located at <Websphere MQ Home Directory>\Java\lib directory.

Copy the three jar files to <ProductHome>\working\jre\lib\ext directory.

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Microsoft Office SharePoint Server

To create a Office Share Point Server Monitor

  1. Click on New Monitor link.

  2. Select MS Office SharePoint.

  3. Give the Display Name.

  4. Enter the Hostname of the host where Office Share Point Server runs.

  5. Enter the Username and Password for the server.
  6. Set the Poll interval.

  7. Choose the Monitor Group from the combo box with which you want to associate MS Office SharePoint server (optional).

  8. Click Add Monitor(s). This discovers MS Office SharePoint server from the network and starts monitoring them.

 

VMware vFabric RabbitMQ Server

To create a RabbitMQ Server Monitor:

 

  1. Click on New Monitor link.

  2. Select RabbitMQ under the Middleware/Portal list.

  3. Enter the Display Name and the name of the host where the RabbitMQ Server is running.

  4. Enter the Port ID where the management plugin is configured. For default installations of RabbitMQ management plugin, the port number is 55672.

  5. Enter the correct User Name and Password of RabbitMQ server.

  6. Set the polling interval.

  7. Select the Monitor Group from the combo box with which you want to associate RabbitMQ server (optional).

  8. Click Add Monitor(s). This identifies RabbitMQ server from the network and starts monitoring.

 

 

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See Also

Monitor Information - Middleware / Portal | Create Other New Monitors

 

 

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