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11.3 Graphical Installation Wizard

This section describes how to install the MySQL Enterprise Monitor Proxy and Aggregator together using the MySQL Enterprise Monitor Proxy and Aggregator Installation Wizard. This process is identical across all platforms, except where explicitly stated.

This installation package installs one of the following:

  • Proxy and Aggregator: installs both the Proxy and Aggregator.

  • Aggregator Only: installs the Aggregator only.

To install the MySQL Enterprise Monitor Proxy and Aggregator using the Graphical Installation Wizard, do the following:

Note

On UNIX and Linux platforms, ensure the installer is executable before you begin.

Starting the Installation

  1. Run the installer as required by the operating system.

    The language selection dialog is displayed. Choose a language and click Next.

  2. On the Welcome dialog, click Forward.

    The Installation Directory dialog is displayed.

  3. Define an installation directory, or accept the default installation directory, and click Forward.

    The component selection page is displayed.

    If you choose Proxy and Aggregator, you must follow the steps in Installing the Proxy and Installing the Aggregator

    If you choose Aggregator Only, you must follow the steps in Installing the Aggregator.

    Important

    There is no difference in the files installed. The Aggregator Only option installs all files, Proxy included, but only configures the Aggregator. The Proxy files are installed, but it is not configured or started by this installation choice. If you choose Aggregator Only and attempt to start the proxy, it cannot start unless correctly configured.

  4. Choose your installation type and click Forward.

Installing the Proxy

This section describes how to install the MySQL Enterprise Monitor Proxy. To install the MySQL Enterprise Monitor Proxy, do the following:

  1. Enter the port number the Proxy uses to listen for incoming connections. The default port is 6446.

  2. Select the communication protocol the Proxy uses to connect to the monitored MySQL instance.

    Note

    Socket is not available on Windows platforms.

    If you intend to use socket to connect to the database, select Socket and click Forward to define the path to the socket you want to use. After the socket is defined, click Forward to proceed with the installation.

    If you intend to use TCP/IP, select TCP/IP and click Forward to proceed with the installation.

    The MySQL database configuration dialog is displayed.

  3. Enter the hostname or IP address and the port number of the monitored MySQL instance.

    Click Forward.

    The Aggregator configuration dialog is displayed.

  4. The Proxy installation configuration is completed. The MySQL Enterprise Monitor Aggregator installation configuration is described in Installing the Aggregator.

Installing the Aggregator

This section describes how to install the MySQL Enterprise Monitor Aggregator. To install the MySQL Enterprise Monitor Aggregator, do the following:

  1. Complete the following fields on the Aggregator configuration dialog:

    • Aggregator Port: the port the Aggregator listens on.

    • Aggregator SSL Port: the port the Aggregator listens on for SSL communication.

    • PEM Certificate file: the location of the PEM certificate.

    • CA Certificate file: the location of the CA certificate.

    Click Forward to continue.

    The MySQL Enterprise Monitor options dialog is displayed.

  2. Complete the MySQL Enterprise Monitor option fields. This information is used by the Aggregator to connect to the MySQL Enterprise Service Manager.

    You must provide the following information:

    • Hostname or IP address: the address of the MySQL Enterprise Service Manager installation.

    • Tomcat SSL Port: the port Tomcat is listening on for SSL connections.

    • Agent Username: the username of the Agent. These are the connection credentials the Aggregator uses to connect to the MySQL Enterprise Service Manager.

    • Agent Password: the password of the Agent.

    Click Forward. The Configuration Report is displayed.

  3. Review the data in the Configuration Report to ensure all configuration settings are correct.

    Click Forward to complete the installation.


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