JVM Monitoring

Marc-André Doll mad at b-care.net
Tue Feb 1 08:08:28 CET 2011

On Fri, 2010-12-17 at 11:19 +0100, Joerg Linge wrote:
> Am 17.12.10 08:19, schrieb Marc-André Doll:
> > On Thu, 2010-12-16 at 22:41 +0000, Jim Avery wrote:
> >> On 16 December 2010 19:04, Paul M. Dubuc <work at paul.dubuc.org> wrote:
> >>> I was just looking at the web page for check_jmx4perl at
> >>>
> >>> http://exchange.nagios.org/directory/Plugins/Java-Applications-and-Servers/check_jmx4perl/details
> >>>
> >>> It says that it requires "No Java installation required on the Nagios host".
> >>>
> >>> Is this not true?
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Yes it is true. You don't need to install Java on your Nagios server to
> > use check_jmx4perl. You just have to deploy a .war on your TomCat (and
> > certainly GlassFish, I didn't try it) servers and then you just have to
> > send some HTTP request to your server to obtain readings about your JVM.
> > 
> > That's why I choose it. But for now, it seems it is only capable to
> > check Java on JEE servers and not Java on its own as I need right now.
> Hi Marc,
> the jmx4perl agent is now called jolokia
> http://labs.consol.de/lang/de/jolokia/
> http://www.jolokia.org/
> There is also an JVM Agent which can be used with Sun Java 6+
> http://www.jolokia.org/agent/jvm.html
> Joerg

Hi all,

I know the thread is a little out-dated but I found this quite
interesting in order to supervise JVM without agent and with SNMP.


You have to restart your JVM and open some TCP port but it doesn't
jeopardize your system by deploying a new application.


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