You can configure a vCenter Hyperic agent to enable a specific plug-in to perform one or more of its management functions.

To auto-discover certain products under Solaris 10, the vCenter Hyperic agent must run as root, or you must grant additional permissions to the account where the agent runs.

If you monitor a remote HTTP server, it is useful to configure the HTTP request header for agent HTTP requests.

You can specify the location of the JBoss root directory so that the vCenter Hyperic agent can monitor JBoss.

When log tracking is enabled for a Windows resource, you can use the platform.log_track.eventfmt agent property to customize the content of events that the vCenter Hyperic agent logs for Windows events.