IBM Monitoring and Diagnostic Tools for Java - Getting started with Health Center

Here are some concepts and guidance for running Health Center.

Health Center Components

The Health Center tool is provided in two parts:

Figure 1 shows an overview of where the Health Center client and agent are located, when installed in ISA and the JVM.

Figure 1. Location of Health Center client and agent when using ISA Healh Center client and agent location when using ISA

Getting Started with Health Center

Complete all the following steps. The instructions for Steps 1 and 2 differ depending on whether you are using the ISA workbench or an Eclipse IDE:

Step 1 - Install the Health Center client

  • - Install the Health Center client into the ISA workbench

    Note: This step, and step 2, are covered by the YouTube™ video Install IBM Support Assistant and Health Center.

  • - Install the Health Center client from the Eclipse Marketplace

    If your Eclipse client has the Eclipse Marketplace pre-installed:

  • - Install the Health Center client from the Eclipse Update Site

Step 2 - Launch the Health Center client

  • - Launch the Health Center client from the ISA workbench
  • - Use the Health Center client from Eclipse

Step 3- Enable your application for monitoring

Note: This step, and step 4, are covered by the YouTube™ video How to enable a Java application for live monitoring by the Health Center .


Step 4 -Connect Health Center to the enabled Java application


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