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What is the backend discovery life cycle?

Confirming Backend Discovery and Instrumentation This article describes the backend discovery life cycle. Understanding these details can help you debug instrumentation issues of backends that are not automatically discovered. The phases referred to ...

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AppDynamics Auto-Discovery Life Cycle

AppDynamics automatically discovers various entities that make up your web applications, such as app servers, databases, and remote services. Other activity in your application, such as errors, exceptions, async activity, and business transactions ar...

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How do I find and configure missing entry points?

Contents: Who would use this workflow?How to know which POJO to use?ImplementationLimitations   Who would use this workflow?  Note: This workflow has largely been replaced by the Live Mode feature.   If you don't see expected activity in your applica...

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Why is the Machine Agent not reporting properly?

Users who are troubleshooting scenarios where the AppDynamics *Standalone Machine Agent is not reporting metrics as expected will find causes and solutions here. The following solutions apply to versions 4.4 and higher.   Contents: Installation issu...

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How do I enable allocation tracking for core Java Classes?

Question I am using the Object Instance Tracking feature. When I try to Drill Down on a specific class, I get the following message when I go to the Allocation Tracking tab:   "Allocation Tracking is not enabled for System / core Java classes."   How...

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Why is the Java Agent not reporting to the Controller?

Updated on 6/11/2018 Problem:   App Agent log is empty, or nothing is reported to the Controller.   Common Solutions:   If your agent is behind a network firewall or load balancer, open ports to enable communication between the agent and the Control...

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How do I exclude errors and exceptions from detection?

Content revised  8/1/18 You may want to configure Error Detection to ignore known exceptions. For example, you may see a recurring exception thrown from a framework you are using. If the exception is well-known and insignificant, you might want to el...

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Why can't I see MBean metrics in the Metric Browser?

This article covers some reasons that a configured MBean metric might not show up in the Metric Browser.   Confirm a Persistent Metric is Configured Not all MBeans are configured as persistent metrics in AppDynamics. First confirm that the informatio...

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Why don't I see expected MBeans in the MBean Browser?

AppDynamics provides out-of-the-box configuration of JMX/PMI metrics based on the MBeans exposed by many commonly used app servers.    The MBean Browser is accessed on the Node dashboard from the JMX tab. The browser is used to look at MBean metric v...

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How do I capture database calls when using MariaDB client?

Updated on 9/5/18 Question My application uses a MariaDB client. It uses c3pO JDBC drivers with JNDI-bindable DataSources, including DataSources that implement Connection and Statement Pooling, as described by the jdbc3 spec and jdbc2 std extension. ...

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How do I detect Greenplum Database?

Question My application uses a Greenplum database. The calls to the database are JDBC, but we are not discovering the database out of the box. How can I fix this?   Answer Refer to Using Node Properties to Detect JDBC Backends for more details on usi...

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How do I detect a Vertica Analytic Database?

Symptom JDBC calls to a Vertica database are not being seen by AppDynamics. What can be done?   Solution Use the following node propeties and values:   jdbc-prepared-statements = com.vertica.jdbc.SPreparedStatement,com.vertica.jdbc.VerticaPreparedSt...

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How do I detect a TeraData Database

Question I am using a TeraData database and it's not showing up as a Database Server in my application. How can I fix this?   Answer Refer to this article Using Node Properties to Detect JDBC Backends and use the following JDBC node properties and va...

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How do I use node properties to detect JDBC backends?

Detect JDBC Databases   Sometimes you can use one or more of the JDBC Agent node properties to get visibility for JDBC servers that are not discovered automatically by AppDynamics App Agents.     If there's a JDBC driver for the database we can often...

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Custom Dashboard for Ops

This dashboard delves deep into the performance of individual nodes present in the system.     To use this dashboard layout, import the attached Ops-Dashboard.xml file and follow the instructions to rebind similar metrics in another application.   L...

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Custom Dashboard for Ops Management

This Ops Management dashboard exposes the overall application performance by correlating end user experience with the application backend performance. This allows for deep visibility into all aspects of your application from a single dashboard.     ...

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Custom Dashboard for Development Teams

This sample dashboard is targeted primarily for Development teams, enabling them to track the performance status of their code broken down by Business Transactions.     To use this dashboard layout, import the attached Dev-Dashboard.xml file and ...

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Custom Dashboard for QA Teams

This QA dashboard delves deep into the overall system performance from a business transaction perspective. It correlates performance aspects of each business transaction with its respective hardware usage along with health metrics and error load pres...

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