If this is the first time logging in to the dashboard, the following page is displayed:
You must perform the following tasks:
Create a user name and password for the Manager User. The manager user is used for the initial session, configuring the systems, and the access control list. The user defined here is added to the default
managerrole. For more information, see Chapter 23, Access Control.
This creates the Manager user described in Section 3.3.3, “Users Created on First Log-in”. Record the user name and password, as these credentials are required for any future login.
Create a user name and password for the MySQL Enterprise Monitor Agent. The Agent user credentials are used by every monitoring agent to connect to MySQL Enterprise Service Manager. The user defined here is added to the default
agentrole. For more information, see Chapter 23, Access Control.
This is the user described in Section 3.3.3, “Users Created on First Log-in”. The agent must log in to report its findings. Record the agent's credentials; this information is required when installing the agent.Note
It is possible to configure additional Agent users should your system require it. For more information, see Chapter 23, Access Control.
Configure your Data Purging Behavior preferences. For more information on data purging, see Section 16.4, “Data Purge Behavior”.
Although these settings control the amount of disk space used, changing them later to lower values may not reclaim disk space automatically, as you would have to dump-and-reload the table, and InnoDB tables never shrink.
Configure your preferences for Online Updates. If your organisation uses a HTTP proxy, you must check the Use HTTP Proxy field, and complete the fields displayed when this is enabled.
After specifying all settings, click thebutton. When you log in, a message reports that the Advisors are now scheduled.
These settings can also be defined from the command line, or in a script. For more information, see Chapter 10, Configuration Utilities.