Monitoring with the SL1 Agent

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The SL1 agent is a program that you can install on a device monitored by SL1. The SL1 agent collects data from the device and pushes that data back to SL1.

Similar to a Data Collector or Message Collector, the SL1 Agent collects data about infrastructure and applications.

The agent can be configured to communicate with either the Message Collector or the Compute Cluster.

You can you can install the SL1 agent on a number of operating systems from the Agents page (Devices > Agent). After installing the agent, you can configure the agent on the Device Investigator page for the device on which the agent is running:

Image of the Device Investigator page

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