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