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Foglight for Apache 5.9.1 - User Guide

Adding Apache monitors

An Apache Monitor, or Apache agent, is a Foglight for Apache agent that monitors Apache web servers.

The Add an Apache Monitor wizard opens.
a
Select the Remote Agent Manager that you want to host the Apache monitor from the list.
b
In the Apache Host box, type the host name or IP address of the Apache web server that you want to monitor.
c
In the Apache Server Protocol list, select http or https.
d
Type the port number for the Apache Server Port. The default port number is 80.
e
Apache Server Version — Use only if you have customized the Apache server to hide the server version in the server-status and server-info pages. Select the Apache server version from the list. If the server version is not selected, the agent may fail to collect data.
If the Apache server has not been customized, accept the default value.
f
Type the Server Status Path, or accept the default value.
g
Type the Server Info Path, or accept the default value.
h
Click Next.
where example.com is the host name specified on the previous page.
where example.com is the host name specified on the previous page.
Click the Enable Proxy check box to enable the proxy settings.
If the proxy requires authorization, click the Authorization check box, and type the user name and password in the appropriate boxes.
b
Click Next.
c
On the Credential Type page, select User Name and Password and click Next.
6
Click Next.
If necessary, click Previous to correct any of the required settings.
8
Optional — If you have installed Foglight for Infrastructure, and you want to also monitor the host infrastructure, click Monitor this host infrastructure. The Add Monitored Host wizard opens. For detailed information about this wizard, see Adding a monitored host in the Foglight for Infrastructure User and Reference Guide.

Configuring host monitoring

If the web server host is not monitored, no information is available in the OS Type box on the web server summary and detail views.

3
In the Web Server Information section, click the Host box. The Host Monitoring dashboard opens.
4
Click Configure Host Monitoring and complete the wizard to add a host monitoring agent.
For more information about host monitoring, see Adding a monitored host in the Foglight for Infrastructure User and Reference Guide.

Configuring how the Apache agent resolves host names

By default, the Apache agent attempts to resolve the host name of the monitored web server. However, sometimes, this is not the preferred host name. In such cases, you can add a mapping to define the host name.

1
On the navigation panel, under Dashboards, click Administration > Agents > Agent Status.
3
Click Modify the private properties for this agent.
8
Click Save Changes.

Configuring the IntelliProfile ready time

IntelliProfile requires a certain amount of time to establish an accurate profile for the Apache agent. The default ready time (24 h) may not be long enough, and may generate excess warnings on the Web Server Throughput rule in particular.

1
On the navigation panel, under Dashboards, click Administration > Data > IntelliProfile.
3
Click Save Changes.

 

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