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The AppDynamics Java App Server Agent bootstraps using the javaagent command line option. Add this option to your Tomcat properties.

If you are not running Tomcat as a Windows service, see Apache Tomcat Startup Settings.

To install the javaagent as a Tomcat Windows service

These instructions apply to Apache Tomcat 6.x or later versions.

1. Ensure that you are using administrator privileges.

2. Click Programs -> Apache Tomcat.

3. Run Configure Tomcat.

4. Click the Java tab.

5. In the Java Options add:

-javaagent:"<agent_home\javaagent.jar"

(warning) If you are a Self-Service Trial user, add the App Agent for Java javaagent argument to your JVM start script where <my-app-jvm1> is the name you use for the application running on that JVM.

-javaagent:"<agent_home>\javaagent.jar=uniqueID=<my-app-jvm1>"

For details see the following screenshot.

6. Restart the Tomcat service. The application server must be restarted for the changes to take effect.