Installing agent on Windows

Installing an agent on a Microsoft Windows system would allow you to collect and monitor a lot of data about the host.

Getting installation details

  1. In CloudRadar, choose Hosts on the left.

  2. Locate the host on which you want to install an agent, and choose the Host settings button in the Actions column.

  3. Choose the INSTALL AGENT button. In case this button is not displayed: start editing the host settings, select the Inside OS Monitoring with Agent option, and save the setting.

  4. In the Install agent dialog, open the Choose your operating system menu and select the type of Windos installation you would use on the selected host system.

  5. Use the installation information provided in the dialog as described in the next section.

Installing the agent on the host system

  1. In CloudRadar, copy the provided configuration information about the URL, user, and password.

  2. Copy the link for downloading the agent.

  3. Log in to the Windows system where the agent should be installed.

  4. Use the link copied on step 2 to download the agent.

  5. Execute the downloaded file, and during the installation enter the configuration information copied in step 1.

  6. Optionally, check if the agent is running by starting services.msc and checking if the status of the Cagent service is Running.

Reviewing information obtained via the agent

After installation, you can check whether the monitoring data provided by the agent is available in the following way:

  1. Log in to CloudRadar and choose Hosts on the left.

  2. Locate the host on which you installed the agent, and choose the Latest data button in the Actions column.

  3. Review the monitoring metrics.