1. Start the Agent

1. Start the Agent

To start the agent on Linux run the agent program locally in the agent directory.

$./agent 
Initializing HammerDB Metric Agent 3.0
HammerDB Metric Agent active @ id 13029 hostname CRANE (Ctrl-C to Exit)

On Windows double-click on agent.bat in the agent directory.

Figure 7.1. agent.bat

agent.bat

On Windows you may see the following security alert as the agent will open a port for communication, access needs to be permitted to enable communication.

Figure 7.2. Security Alert

Security Alert

A window will open indicating the id that the agent is listening on. Pressing Ctrl-C or closing the window will close the agent.

Figure 7.3. Windows agent

Windows agent