Configuring the agent by using the silent response file
The silent response file contains the agent configuration parameters. You can edit the silent response file to modify the values of these parameters, and run the configuration script to create an instance and update the agent configuration values. This mode of configuration is called the silent mode.
About this task
You can use the silent response file to configure the DataStage agent on Linux and Windows system. After you update the configuration values in the silent response file, you must run the configuration script to configure the agent with these updated values.
In a text editor, open the silent config file that is available at the following location and specify values for all the parameters:
For information about the configuration parameters, see Configuration parameters of the agent.
On the command line, change the path to
Run the following command:
datastage-agent.bat config instance_name install_dir\samples\datastage_silent_config.txt
datastage-agent.sh config instance_name install_dir\samples\datastage_silent_config_UNIX.txt
Start the agent.
- In the IBM Performance Management window, right-click the agent instance that you created, and click Start.
- Run the following command:
./datastage-agent.sh start instance_name
What to do next
Log in to the IBM Cloud Pak console to view the data that is collected by the agent in the dashboards. For more information about using the console, see Starting the Cloud App Management UI.