How is MySQL added for monitoring in Site24x7?

How is MySQL added for monitoring in Site24x7?

Site24x7 uses the server monitoring agent to monitor MySQL databases. To install the Site24x7 Server monitoring agent, follow the below steps:

  1. Log in to Site24x7.

  1. Install the Linux Server monitoring agent by navigating to Server > Server Monitor > Servers > click the + icon > Linux.

After installation, MySQL instances will be automatically discovered and added as free monitors. These free monitors will be converted to active monitors after you provide them with the necessary credentials.

If you already have an agent installed, you can skip the above steps. If the agent version is below 19.0.0.  Please upgrade the agent.
Follow the steps mentioned in this document to create user and provide credentials.
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