Quick Start Guide for Users

Christian Zirkelbach edited this page Dec 17, 2018 · 4 revisions

Version 1.2.0 and later (latest version)

  1. Install the latest Chrome or Firefox browser.
  2. Start a server on which ExplorViz should run (a fully-configured docker container can be found here).
  3. Start monitoring an application
    • A fully instrumented sample Java application can be found here.
    • To instrument your own application, take a look at the fundamental monitoring configuration.

Version 1.1.1 and earlier

  1. Download the latest release.
  2. Put the ROOT.war into your application server (e.g., Apache Tomcat).
  3. Add the explorviz-monitoring.jar to your application's lib folder.
  4. Locally start your application with the additional parameter -javaagent:lib/explorviz-monitoring.jar.
  5. Open http://127.0.0.1:8080 in your HTML5 compatible browser (e.g., Chrome). As default, ExplorViz monitors all method calls. You might want to configure the monitoring beforehand as described in Monitoring Configuration.
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