Monitoring third-party applications

This guide explains how to configure the legacy Cloud Monitoring agent to monitor supported third-party applications. Configuration is only possible when the legacy Monitoring agent is running on Linux. The agent on Windows monitors IIS and MS SQL applications; however, on these systems the agent cannot be configured to collect metrics from other third-party applications.

See Agent metrics for a list of the available metrics from the third-party applications. The configuration files are in the Monitoring agent's GitHub configuration repository.

After you have installed the legacy Monitoring agent, see the following configuration instructions for supported third-party applications: