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This topic describes how you can you link to AppDynamics for Databases (AppD4DB) from a monitored database, server, or storage system (NetApp) that is discovered by AppDynamics and supported by AppD4DB. This integration provides access to the deep database performance metrics provided by AppD4DB.

Prerequisites for AppDynamics for Databases Integration

  • To use this integration you must have an AppD4DB license.
  • AppDynamics for Databases must be configured to monitor the databases that you want to link to from AppDynamics.
  • In addition, if you are installing AppD4DB and the AppDynamics controller on the same host, you may need to change the port number AppD4DB uses because the default port number for both products is 8090.  We recommend that you use port 9090. For information about changing the port number on AppD4DB, see Install AppDynamics for Databases and AppDynamics Controller on the Same Host.

See Linking to AppDynamics for Databases, and Integrate and Use AppDynamics for Databases with AppDynamics Pro for information on how to access AppD4DB from the Controller UI.

See the AppDynamics for Databases documentation for information about using AppD4DB.

Configuring AppDynamics to Interface with AppDynamics for Databases

To Configure AppDynamics to Interface with AppDynamics for Databases

1. In the upper right corner of the menu bar, click Settings.

2. From the dropdown menu, click Administration.

3. Click the Integration tab.

4. Click AppDynamics for Databases in the Integrations list.

5. Check the Enabled check box to enable the integration.

6. Enter the URL of your AppDynamics for Databases installation.

Note: The trailing slash in the URL is required.

7. Click Save.

To Configure the App Agent for Java to Interface with the AppDynamics for Databases Oracle Collector

New in AppDynamics for Databases 2.8 and AppDynamics 3.8 From a Transaction Snapshot Flow Map where the exit call is to an Oracle database, you can link to AppDynamics for Databases to see and analyze the exact SQL that was running at the time of the transaction snapshot. To enable this functionality, for the node containing the Oracle database, you must set the App Agent for Java node property jdbc-dbcam-integration-enabled=true