Upgrading System Monitoring Agents

  • 3.8 Upgrade system monitoring agents

    • Perform upgrade checklist

System monitoring agents are software specific to the network server itself (and supplied by the network vendor). These agents are generally installed, at the installer’s option, when using the vendor-supplied operating system installation-assistance software (see Chapter 3, “2.0—Configuration”). As the network server vendor releases newer versions of the system monitoring agents, you must upgrade the system monitoring agents. Because the system monitoring agents are extremely vendor specific, you must follow the vendor’s installation instructions to upgrade the system monitoring agents. In some cases, the network monitoring agents can predict the ...

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