Configuring the Agent to Start at System Boot (UNIX)
This section applies only to UNIX platforms. These settings are not necessary for Windows
To ensure 24X7 historical recording, the Foglight Performance Analysis for DB2 LUW Agent must
be automatically started at system boot. This is accomplished by configuring the quest launcher
process to start when the system boots and causes all Foglight Performance Analysis for DB2 LUW
Agent components to start on the designated Host.
Important Quest Launcher is a service designed to start, connect to, and stop processes and also manage user
The following sequence does not grant the Foglight Performance Analysis for DB2 LUW Agent any
additional privileges. A privileged account is needed only for Agent registration within the system
startup files. The Agent continues to execute under the OS account under which it has been installed.
Caution If you select not to configure the Agent to start on system boot, you must manually start the Agent upon
any system boot, via the Quest Launcher.
To automatically start the Agent, perform the following steps:
1 Log on to the DB2 Instance host using the root account, or any other account with Write
privileges on the DB2 Instance host.
2 Enter the following command:
cd <installation directory>/bin
where installation directory is the directory where the product has been installed.
3 Enter the following command:
This configures the Quest Agent Manager launcher service to start at system boot.
4 If you are running a multi-tier configuration, repeat step 1 through step 3 for the middle-tier