Summary of Installation Tasks

Monitoring Java workloads in the vSphere Web Client requires the EM4J Plug-in for vSphere Web Client and the Console Guest Collector (CGC). EM4J ballooning requires the EM4J agent.

The EM4J agent and Console Guest Collector (CGC) components can be installed from a downloadable TAR or ZIP file. They are also bundled with vFabric tc Server Spring Edition. The EM4J Plug-in for the vSphere Web Client is a separate download.

To use EM4J to monitor Java workloads in the vSphere Web Client, perform these installation and setup tasks:
To use the EM4J agent to enable ballooning in Java heap memory, perform these installation and setup tasks: