Install APM Insight Java Agent in Spring Boot Application


Follow the below steps to install APM Insight Java agent in Spring Boot applications:

  1. Download the latest APM Insight Java agent (apminsight-javaagent.zip) file.
  2. Extract the zip file to a new directory to find agent jar and its configuration files.
  3. Open the apminsight.conf file in any text editor and include the following keys:

    license.key=[LICENSE KEY]
    apm.host=https://[HOST]:[PORT]/

    Example:

    license.key=APMI_74447444b666d7ab5174cc3021a9b68dd4b3364d50f99c2969360810313e8fac
    apm.host=https://app-w8-test:9007/

    To learn more about the agent configurations, visit our Configuration Guide page.

  4. Modify your application start up command by including the argument -javaagent:<agent_directory_full_path>/apminsight-javaagent.jar as mentioned below:

    java -javaagent:<agent_directory_full_path>/apminsight-javaagent.jar <Your JVM arguments> -jar <Your application>.jar

    Example:

    java -javaagent:D:/apm/apminsight-javaagent.jar -Xms64m -Xmx1024m -jar MyApplication.jar

  5. Note: Please ensure that the -javaagent argument is placed before -jar parameter in the startup command.