Server Installation

Introduction


This section will guide users through the process of installing nerd.vision into their environment and based on the application server they are using.

Servers


Apache Tomcat (7 / 8 / 9)

To install nerd.vision into a Apache Tomcat instance add the javaagent config to the java arguments for the tomcat server. Please refer to the Apache Tomcat Guide to see how.

-javaagent:/full/path/to/nerdvision.jar=api.key=[API_KEY]

Eclipse Jetty (7 / 8 / 9)

To install nerd.vision please refer to the start configuration files documentation from Eclipse Jetty Guide. Ensure that the --exec flag is defined in the ini before the javaagent for nerd.vision.

--exec
-javaagent:/full/path/to/nerdvision.jar=api.key=[API_KEY]

Adobe Coldfusion (10 / 11 / 2016 / 2018)

To install nerd.vision you need to add the javaagent argument to the java options used by the Coldfusion server. To install please follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to the following directory: {ColdFusion-Home}/cfusion/bin
  2. Locate and open the jvm.config file with a text editor of your preference.
  3. Add the nerd.vision Java agent at the end of the line after "# Arguments to VM". Please make sure that all the Java Arguments are on the same line.
  4. Save the changes made.

Here is an example of a jvm.config:

...
# Arguments to VMx
java.args=-server -Xms256m -Xmx512m -XX:MaxPermSize=192m -Xbatch -Dcoldfusion.home={application.home} -Djava.awt.headless=true -Dcoldfusion.rootDir={application.home} -Djava.security.policy={application.home}/lib/coldfusion.policy -Djava.security.auth.policy={application.home}/lib/neo-jaas.policy -Dcoldfusion.classPath={application.home}/lib/updates,{application.home}/lib,{application.home}/lib/axis2,{application.home}/gateway/lib/,{application.home}/wwwroot/WEB-INF/cfform/jars,{application.home}/wwwroot/WEB-INF/flex/jars,{application.home}/lib/oosdk/lib,{application.home}/lib/oosdk/classes -Dcoldfusion.libPath={application.home}/lib -Dorg.apache.coyote.USE-CUSTOM-STATUS-MSG-IN-HEADER=true -javaagent:/full/path/to/nerdvision.jar=api.key=[API_KEY]