Server Installation


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


Apache Tomcat (7 / 8 / 9)

To install into an 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.


Eclipse Jetty (7 / 8 / 9)

To install 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


Adobe Coldfusion (10 / 11 / 2016 / 2018)

To install 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 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}{application.home}/lib/coldfusion.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]