This topic describes how to start and stop the Cloud Monitor agent, and view the status of the Cloud Monitor agent.

Start the Cloud Monitor agent

  • Windows
    1. Log on to the host where the Cloud Monitor agent resides as the administrator.
    2. Open the command prompt window.

      Press Win+R. In the Run dialog box, enter cmd and click OK.

    3. Run the following command to start the Cloud Monitor agent:

      net start argusagent

  • Linux
    1. Log on to the host where the Cloud Monitor agent resides as the root user.
    2. Run the following command to start the Cloud Monitor agent:

      bash /usr/local/cloudmonitor/cloudmonitorCtl.sh start

Stop the Cloud Monitor agent

  • Windows
    1. Log on to the host where the Cloud Monitor agent resides as the administrator.
    2. Open the command prompt window.

      Press Win+R. In the Run dialog box, enter cmd and click OK.

    3. Run the following command to stop the Cloud Monitor agent:

      net stop argusagent

  • Linux
    1. Log on to the host where the Cloud Monitor agent resides as the root user.
    2. Run the following command to stop the Cloud Monitor agent:

      bash /usr/local/cloudmonitor/cloudmonitorCtl.sh stop

View the status of the Cloud Monitor agent

  • Windows
    1. Log on to the host where the Cloud Monitor agent resides as the administrator.
    2. Open the Services window.

      Press Win+R. In the Run dialog box, enter services.msc and click OK.

    3. View the status of the argusagent service.

      If the status of the argusagent service is Running, the Cloud Monitor agent is properly running.

  • Linux
    1. Log on to the host where the Cloud Monitor agent resides as the root user.
    2. Run the following command to view the status of the Cloud Monitor agent:

      ps aux | grep argusagent | grep -v grep

      The following output indicates that the Cloud Monitor agent is properly running:
      root      2284  0.0  0.0  22516  1488 ?        Ss   Sep14   0:00 /usr/local/cloudmonitor/bin/argusagent -d
      root      2286  0.2  0.3 939652 14300 ?        Sl   Sep14   3:15 /usr/local/cloudmonitor/bin/argusagent