Upgrading monitoring agents

Periodically, new archive files that contain upgraded monitoring agents are available for download. Archive files are available from IBM Passport Advantage.


To upgrade your Monitoring Agents, complete the following steps:

  1. Download the compressed installation images for Monitoring Agents from the IBM Passport Advantage website. For more information, see Downloading agents and data collectors from Passport Advantage.
  2. Configure the installation images for communication with the Monitoring server. For more information, see Configuring the downloaded images.
  3. Upgrade the agent. For more information, see the following topics:

Note: Agent specific configuration is retained on upgrade.


The agent is upgraded to the latest version.

What to do next

Log in to the IBM Cloud Pak console to verify that your agent still reports data.