Hyperic includes a tc Server plug-in that gives tc Server Standard Edition customers access to the Hyperic enterprise application management tool. Hyperic can manage and monitor tc Runtime instances, Spring-powered applications, and a variety of non-VMware platforms and application servers such as Apache Tomcat. The server instances and applications can be running on multiple computers. Hyperic provides a single console with powerful dashboards through which you can easily check the health of your applications.
The Hyperic tc Server plug-in gives you the following capabilities:
Manage the lifecycle of tc Runtime instances by starting, stopping, and restarting a local or remote instance.
Manage the lifecycle of a group of tc Runtime instances that are distributed over a network of computers.
Configure a single instance of tc Runtime. Configuration options include the various port numbers to which the tc Runtime instance listens, JVM options such as heap size and enabling debugging, default server values for JSPs and static content, JDBC datasources, various tc Runtime connectors, and so on.
tcsadmin command-line tool, configure a
group of tc Runtime instances.
Deploy a Web application from an accessible file system, either local or remote. You can deploy to a single tc Runtime instance or to a predefined group of servers.
Manage the lifecycle of applications deployed to a single tc Runtime instance or group of servers. Application lifecycle operations include start, stop, redeploy, undeploy, and reload.
In addition to the preceding tc Runtime-specific Hyperic tasks, you perform the standard tasks :
Inventory the resources on your network.
Receive alerts on problems with resources. The Hyperic plug-in includes a variety of preconfigured alerts.