Configuring Monitoring Agent

Tasks to configure Monitoring Agent are:

Configuring Properties

The properties for Monitoring Agent determine the behavior of the application. The default values allow the Monitoring Agent application to operate, but you can specify different timeout values, device names, or RADIUS ports.

To configure properties for Monitoring Agent:

  1. On the server host, log in as root or as an authorized nonroot admin user.
  2. Verify that Monitoring Agent is not running. (See Displaying Monitoring Agent Status and Stopping Monitoring Agent).
  3. With a text editor, edit the /opt/UMC/monAgent/etc/ma_default.properties file.

    See Monitoring Agent Properties.

  4. Save the file.
  5. Start Monitoring Agent for the changes to take effect. (See Starting Monitoring Agent).

Monitoring Agent Properties

With a text editor, you can configure the following properties for Monitoring Agent.

MonAgent.capture.devices

MonAgent.capture.pool

MonAgent.timeout

MonAgent.event.timeout

MonAgent.event.retry_time

MonAgent.dhcp.packet.forward

MonAgent.dhcp.enable

MonAgent.radius.enable

MonAgent.radius.port

MonAgent.radius.server

MonAgent.radius.secret.<IP address>

MonAgent.ttl

Configuring NIC Proxy

To configure a NIC proxy for the Monitoring Agent application, see NIC Proxy Configuration Overview.