Step by step guide
To start off, prepare the installation directory of dbWatch.
Execute the following commands:
- Create a new directory for dbWatch:
sudo mkdir –p /usr/local/dbWatch
Then input the root or super user password.
- Change the owner of the directory to the user dbWatch: sudo chown dbwatch.dbwatch /usr/local/dbWatch
- Change the access mode of the directory by executing:
sudo chmod 750 /usr/local/dbWatch
- Download the installer file by running the command(the file will be saved on your current path):
wget https://download.dbwatch.com/download/Latest/dbWatch_unix_12_6_15.sh —no-check-certificate
- Grant permission to execute the installer by running: sudo chmod +x dbWatch_unix_12_6_15.sh
- Run the installation file by typing: sudo ./dbWatch_unix_12_6_15.sh
- A window will appear, specify your preferred destination directory for dbWatch.
- In this window you can choose to upgrade to an existing dbWatch installation. Right now, we’re doing a fresh install so let’s continue by clicking next.
- We will install a new dbWatch server and use the default port.
- Input your preferred password for the default admin user.
- If you proceed without entering the license key dbWatch will allow you to monitor a maximum of 3 database instance.
But if you enter the test license key, which was sent by dbWatch to your email, you will be allowed to use the application to monitor a maximum of 25 database instances for 30 days.
- Accept the agreement
- Everything’s set we can now install dbWatch on our machine.
- And now we’ve completed installing dbWatch in Linux. Let’s start the dbWatch monitor.
- We have successfully configured and started dbWatch in Ubuntu.
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