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Foglight Agent Manager 5.8.5.7 - Foglight Agent Manager Guide

Configuring the embedded Agent Manager Installing external Agent Managers
Understanding how the Agent Manager communicates with the Management Server Deploying the Agent Manager cartridge Downloading the Agent Manager installer Installing the Agent Manager Starting or stopping the Agent Manager process Frequently asked questions
Configuring the Agent Manager Advanced system configuration and troubleshooting
Configuring Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) Configuring Windows Remote Management (WinRM) UNIX- and Linux-specific configuration
Monitoring the Agent Manager performance Deploying the Agent Manager to large-scale environments

Example: Deploying the Agent Manager to multiple UNIX hosts

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Deploying the Agent Manager to large-scale environments : Example: Deploying the Agent Manager to multiple UNIX hosts

If you are planning to deploy the Agent Manager to multiple UNIX® hosts, you can simplify the process by creating a deployment script that downloads installers, installs, and starts the Agent Manager on these hosts.

Working with this example

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This example is based on using the Wget network utility to download Management Server installers, providing a specific set of configuration options with the Agent Manager silent installer command, and using passwords to log in to remote hosts over SSH.
The end of the example, Part 5: Run the script , describes using one type of login method (passwords) for connecting to remote machines using SSH. However, if you have private keys configured in your environment, you might encounter different scenarios when establishing an SSH connection, which are described in Part 5: Run the script .
You are a Foglight administrator who is familiar with configuring the Agent Manager

Before you begin

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See http://www.gnu.org/software/wget/ for more information about Wget.
Ensure that the remote hosts to which you are deploying the Agent Manager have enough space in the /tmp directory for the installer to be downloaded to that location.

Example: Creating and running an Agent Manager deployment script

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