Installing Insightd on Linux Servers

This article assumes you have configured a remote data collector install, as described in Configuring a Remote Data Collector

If you encounter any problems you can troubleshoot your remote data collector setup.

1. Download the Insightd installer from Metric Insights

On the Linux Server that you plan to install on, open a web browser and point it to your metric insights server. Log in as admin, and go to Admin -> Remote Data Collectors.

2. Select the data collector that you wish to download

Select the remote data collector you wish to install.

3. Download the Insightd zip file

When downloading the zip file, you might get an error message like the following that warns you that the insightd zip isn't normally downloaded. Tell the browser that you're sure you want the zip file. We promise it's not dangerous.

4. Extract the zip file and start Insightd

root@document:~# unzip remote_data_collector.zip

root@document:~# cd datacollector/bin

root@document:~# ./insightd start &

If you encounter any problems you can troubleshoot your remote data collector setup.

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