The Spring Insight Dashboard web application runs on one tc Runtime instance. You connect to the Insight Dashboard server to view the Spring Insight user interface. .
Download the software as described in Download tc Server and Spring Insight Operations.
On the computer that will run the Spring Insight Dashboard, create a directory for tc Server.
Copy or upload the tc Server Standard Edition ZIP or compressed TAR file you downloaded into the directory that you created for tc Server.
Extract the tc Server bundle into the tc Server directory.
The top-level directory created when you extract the bundle is the tc Server installation directory.
This directory contains the tc Runtime utility scripts, the
templates directory, tc Runtime 6 and 7, and so
Copy or upload the Spring Insight Dashboard ZIP or compressed TAR file you downloaded into the tc Server directory.
Extract the Spring Insight Dashboard bundle into the
templates subdirectory of the tc Server installation
This action creates a directory with the name
insight-dashboard in the
Create the tc Server instance that will run Insight Dashboard.
In a Unix terminal window or Windows Command Prompt, change to the tc Server installation directory.
tcruntime-instance.bat command to create the tc
Server instance that will run Insight Dashboard.
For example, to create an instance named myDashboard, enter the following command without line breaks:
prompt$ ./tcruntime-instance.sh create
myDashboard-t insight-dashboard -p insight-dashboard.dashboard.jms.bind.uri=tcp://
The table describes the
options in the example.
Table 1. Main Options of the tcruntime-instance Command
|Specifies the template to use to create the instance.
It is the name of the |
|-p||Sets the property
|-v||(Optional) Specifies the version of tc Runtime to use
for this instance. By default, |
Ensure that the
specified in the previous step (
21234 by default) is open
in the firewall to permit Spring Insight Agent instances to
Start the Spring Insight Dashboard instance with the
prompt$ ./tcruntime-ctl.sh myDashboard start
On a Windows system, you must first install the instance as a Windows Service and then start it. You have to install the instance only once.
prompt> tcruntime-ctl.bat myDashboard install prompt> tcruntime-ctl.bat myDashboard start
What to do next
Install Spring Insight Agent with each tc Server instance that will run your Web application. See Install and Start Spring Insight Agent.
For detailed information about additional tc Runtime command options and creating tc Server instances, see the vFabric tc Server documentation.