You can change the App Visibility collector settings, such as the host name of computer or port numbers, in the collector.properties file located in the following directory:
This topic presents the following procedures:
By default, the App Visibility collector uses the operating system’s configured host name, called the Listening Address during installation, to communicate between components.
Override the default host name configuration for any of the following situations:
The property value directs end-user browser data through the load balancing or reverse proxy server and must be accessible from all App Visibility agents. You must configure the load balancing or reverse proxy server to forward requests to the assigned collectors.
Perform the following procedure to override the default host name configuration:
Modify the App Visibility collector's listening port.
The default port is 8200.
Set the App Visibility portal connection:
When entering IPv6 addresses, you must enter the IP address in square brackets. For example:
Use this procedure to modify the database location, data retention size, and maximum database size. To change the database password, see Changing the App Visibility database password.
If you change the location of the database, or if you need to change database port, modify the database location:
Modify the period of time to retain data in the database for App Visibility agents (
retention.time) and for TEA Agents (
The retention time is in days.
Modify the database size.
The database size is in MB.
Restart the App Visibility collector service.
If the collector uses a proxy to connect to the App Visibility portal, configure the proxy details. If you do not need to configure a proxy, leave the values empty.
Set the proxy details for HTTP:
Set the proxy details for HTTPS:
Set the proxy details for SOCKS:
If you configure the proxy settings, you must make additional configuration changes to the Changing App Visibility portal settings.