Documentation forAppOptics

Advanced Installation (Linux)

Follow these steps to manually install the agent, by setting up the required repository and running your system's package management commands:

  1. Set up the repository using the appropriate deb or rpm instructions

  2. Set the metrics API token using the SOLARWINDS_TOKEN environment variable

    $ export SOLARWINDS_TOKEN=<your api token>

    Optionally, to not start the agent at the end of installation, set the AGENT_INSTALL_ONLY environment variable to 1:

    $ export AGENT_INSTALL_ONLY=1
  3. Install the agent package

    For deb based platforms:

    $ sudo -E apt-get install solarwinds-snap-agent

    For rpm based platforms:

    $ sudo -E yum install solarwinds-snap-agent

When the APM Integrated Experience is enabled, AppOptics shares a common navigation and enhanced feature set with the other integrated experiences' products. How you navigate AppOptics and access its features may vary from these instructions. For more information, go to the APM Integrated Experience documentation.

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