appdynamics

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Install and configure appdynamics (https://www.appdynamics.com/)

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Version information

  • 1.0.0 (latest)
  • 0.1.1
  • 0.1.0
released Feb 6th 2017
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2017.2.x, 2017.1.x, 2016.5.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >= 3.0.0 < 5.0.0
  • RedHat
    ,
    CentOS
    ,
    OracleLinux
    ,
    Scientific

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kinneygroup/appdynamics — version 1.0.0 Feb 6th 2017

appdynamics

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Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Setup - The basics of getting started with appdynamics
  3. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  4. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  5. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  6. Development - Guide for contributing to the module

Description

AppDynamics (https://www.appdynamics.com/) is a solution that provides insight into application performance through application flow maps and transaction monitoring.

Setup

Requirements

Installation

puppet module install kinneygroup-appdynamics
  • The controller installer downloaded from AppDynamics The controller_install_package variable must match the file name.

  • Add the license provided by AppDynamics to the "files" directory in the puppet module. The license file name must be license.lic

Beginning with appdynamics

To perform a basic appdynamics installation, declare the appdynamics class.

include appdynamics

Usage

Basic install

class { 'appdynamics':
  password                => 'pa55word',
  controller_install_path => '/opt/appdynamics/controller.sh',
  ha_toolkit_path         => '/opt/appdynamics/ha-toolkit.tar.gz',
  license_path            => '/opt/appdynamics/license.lic'
}

Basic install using hiera

appdynamics::password: 'pa55word'
appdynamics::controller_install_path: '/opt/appdynamics/controller.sh'
appdynamics::ha_toolkit_path: '/opt/appdynamics/ha-toolkit.tar.gz'
appdynamics::license_path: '/opt/appdynamics/license.lic'

Reference

The appdynamics module comes with a number of options to interface with appdynamics.

Classes:

  • appdynamics: The main class

###Parameters

controller_install_path

The path of the controller install package. Valid options: String. Default: '/tmp/controller.sh'.

ha_toolkit_path

The path of the HA toolkit .tar.gz. Valid options: String. Default: '/tmp/HA-toolkit.tar.gz'.

license_path

The path of the license file. Valid options: String. Default: '/tmp/license.lic'.

controller_config

The performance profile type for the instance. Valid options: String. Default: 'demo'.

iio_port

The application server's IIOP port. This port is used for internal system communication. Valid options: String. Default: '3700'.

server_port

The primary HTTP port for the application server. Valid options: Integer. Default: '8090'.

server_hostname

Server host name or IP address that AppDynamics agents and the AppDynamics UI use to connect to the Controller. Valid options: String. Default: '$::fqdn'.

ha_controller_type

The high availability mode for this instance. Valid options: 'notapplicable, primary, secondary' String. Default: 'notapplicable'.

controller_tenancy_mode

The tenancy mode. Valid options: String. Default: 'single'.

admin_port

The application server's administration port. Valid options: Integer. Default: '4848'.

language

The language identifier for the system. Valid options: String. Default: 'en'.

jms_port

The application server's JMS port. Valid options: Integer. Default: '7676'.

install_dir

The controller installatino path. Valid options: String. Default: '/home/appduser/AppDynamics/Controller'.

mysql_root_password

The password of the user account that the Controller uses to access its MySQL database. Valid options: String. Default: 'changeme'.

database_port

The port for the Controller database. Valid options: Integer. Default: '3388'.

username

The username of the administrator account in the Controller UI. Valid options: String. Default: 'admin'.

password

The admin user password. Valid options: String. Default: 'changeme'.

ssl_port

The secure HTTP port for the application server. Valid options: Integer. Default: '8181'.

real_datadir

The path to the Controller's data directory. Valid options: String. Default: '/home/appduser/AppDynamics/Controller/db/data'.

elasticsearch_datadir

The path to the Elastic Search file store. Valid options: String. Default: '/home/appduser/AppDynamics/Controller/events_service/analytics-processor'.

root_user_password

The Controller root user password. The root user is a Controller user account with privileges for accessing the system Administration Console. Valid options: String. Default: 'pa55word2'.

reporting_service_http_port

The reporting service HTTP port. This port is used for internal system communication. Valid options: Integer. Default: '8020'.

reporting_service_https_port

The reporting service HTTPS port. This port is used for internal system communication. Valid options: Integer. Default: '8021'.

elasticsearch_port

The port on which the Elastic Search process listens. This port is used for internal system communication. Valid options: Integer. Default: '9200'.

install_timeout

The controller installation timeout determines the amount of time to wait for the installation to complete before timing out. Valid options: Integer. Default '900'

exec_path

The system executable path. Valid options: String. Default '/bin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/usr/sbin'

manage_libaio

Appdynamics requires the libaio package to be installed on the system, this setting determines whether this module should manage the installation of the gcc package or to allow another module to manage it. This setting helps to avoid duplicate resource declarations. Valid options: boolean. Default: 'true'.

manage_gcc

Appdynamics requires the gcc package to be installed on the system, this setting determines whether this module should manage the installation of the gcc package or to allow another module to manage it. This setting helps to avoid duplicate resource declarations. Valid options: boolean. Default: 'true'.

Limitations

Currently, the appdynamics module is tested on the following operating systems:

  • CentOS 7

The module currently does not support an automated HA or Multitenant deployment.

Development

Contributions to the module are welcome and appreciated. The following guidelines are required for any code to be merged.

  • All code must have corresponding rspec tests where possible.
  • Any additional variables or classes that are added must be documented in the readme.
  • All TravisCI tests must pass.