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SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 16.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » Database monitoring » SQL Anywhere Monitor » Tutorial: Monitoring resources with the Monitor


Lesson 1: Logging in to the Monitor

Log in to the Monitor to add, monitor, and collect information about resources.


This lesson assumes that you have the roles and privileges listed in the Privileges section at the start of this tutorial: Tutorial: Monitoring resources with the Monitor.

  1. Start the Monitor. The Monitor must not be currently running in the background.

    • To start the Monitor Developer Edition (Windows)   Click Start » Programs » SQL Anywhere 16 » Administration Tools » SQL Anywhere Monitor.

    • To start the Monitor Developer Edition (Linux)   Run the script from the bin32 or bin64 directory in the Monitor installation directory:
      ./ launch

    The Monitor starts collecting metrics and a browser opens the default URL where you can log in to the Monitor: http://localhost:4950.


    If you are accessing the Monitor over a network, browse to http://computer-name:4950, where computer-name is the name of the computer where the Monitor is running.

  2. Log in to the Monitor as the default administrator user:

    1. In the User Name field, type admin.

    2. In the Password field, type admin.

  3. By default, the Monitor opens the Overview dashboard that contains the following two widgets:

    • Resource List   This widget lists the resources that are being monitored. When you first open the Monitor, it is only monitoring itself via the default resource, named SQL Anywhere Monitor. You cannot modify this resource, nor can you stop monitoring it.

    • Alert List   This widget lists any alerts from the monitored resources.

    The Monitor with the default SQL Anywhere Monitor resource.


You have logged in to the Monitor as an administrator.


Proceed to Lesson 2: Adding a resource.

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