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    This page provides an overview of the AppDynamics Download Portal as well as an overview of downloading and verifying the AppDynamics Downloads and instructions to install the appropriate AppDynamics software.

    AppDynamics Download Process Overview

    Once you have an AppDynamics account, you can download the AppDynamics software packages available for your account based on your account based on your subscription type from AppDynamics Downloads.

    • If you purchased a SaaS subscription exclusively, you have access to the to Agents download page downloads
    • If you purchased an Onon-Premises or premises or dual subscription, you will also have access to the to Platforms download page downloads.

    Log in to accounts.appdynamics.com and select the  Downloads. There are convenient links along  Use the links at the top of the page for quick access to: 

    • Instructions for Getting Started with your subscription,
    • License Entitlements and Restrictions,
    • Our Product Announcements page, and Updates page for product announcements 
    • Instructions for the Automation of new version downloads.

    Download Agents

    AppDynamics agents monitor every line of code in your instrumented environment by using unique tags that are assigned to method calls and request headers. the  The agents capture performance activity and report to the Controller in real-time. The The Agents download page provides  download page provides access to every available agent in each applicable version for 3 three operating systems to match your environment. 

    Navigate to Downloads and use either Under Available Downloads, use the filter options or the Search field to find an agent. 

    Filters:

    Each selection will automatically update updates the list of available agents. If no agents display, edit your filter selections. 

    1. Use the Type dropdown to select one or more agents for download. 
      1. The four most popular agents conveniently display at the top of the list with all additional agents listed alphabetically.
    2. Use the Version dropdown to select either the latest version , or select one or more of the previous versions.
    3. Use the Operating System dropdown to select one or more operating systems. 

    Search Field:
    1. Type the name and/or version of the desired agent into the agent in the Search field. 
    2. Hit Enter Press Enter on your keyboard to update the list of available agents for download.
    3. If no agents display, there are none that match your search criteria. You may want to try the filter options. 

    Once you have a list of available agents,:

    1. Hover over the Checksums link in the Description column to view the MD5 and SHA256 hash functions for the component. 
    2. Click the Click View link for  for the agent to review the latest release notes.
    3. Select the Click Download button to  to obtain the Agent.zip file.

    Download Platforms (On-Premises Deployments Only)

    An on-premises AppDynamics premises AppDynamics Platform installation consists installation consists of several, separately installed and configured components. These include the Enterprise Console, AppD Cluster  AppDynamics Cluster Manager, Synthetic Server, Events Service, and the optional EUM optional EUM Server. The Platforms download tool provides access to each platform application in all available versions for 3 operating three operating systems to build your environment. 

    Navigate to to AppDynamics Downloads and select the Platforms tab. You may choose to use either Use the filter options or the Search field to filter the list of available platform applications. 

    Filters:

    Each selection will automatically update updates the list of available components. If no platform components display, edit your filter selections. 

    1. Use the Type dropdown to select one or more components for download. 
      1. The required components conveniently display components display at the top of the list.
    2. Use the Version dropdown the Version dropdown to select either the latest version , or select one or more of the previous versions.
    3. Use the Operating System dropdown to select one or more operating systems. 

    Search Field:
    1. Type the name and/or version of the desired component into the in the Search field. 
    2. Hit Enter Press Enter on your keyboard to update the list of available components for download.
    3. If none display, there are none that match your search criteria. You may want to try the filter options. 

    Once you have a list of available agents,:

    1. Hover over the Checksums link in the Description column to view the MD5 and SHA256 hash functions for the agent. 
    2. Click the Click View link for  for the agent to review the latest release notes.
    3. Select the Click Download button to  to obtain the software package file.

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    Automate AppDynamics Software Downloads with cURL

    Note

    When you download files, always copy or transfer the files in binary mode. If you want to transfer a file that you have downloaded on Windows to a Linux machine, use binary mode in your transfer program when you move the file to the destination Linux environment.

    Where applicable, AppDynamics also publishes software for distribution on package manager repositories such as RPM, npm, pip, NuGet, and more. For products that are available via the package via a package manager, you can find relevant instructions to retrieve and install the software in Install the Standalone Machine Agent.

    The following steps demonstrate how to use cURL to get the latest version of an AppDynamics software download.

    1. Retrieve an OAUTH token with the download scope:

      Code Block
      curl -X POST -d '{"username": "<username>","password": "<password>","scopes": ["download"]}' https://identity.msrv.saas.appdynamics.com/v2.0/oauth/token
    2. View the latest version of each available product from https://download.appdynamics.com/download/downloadfilelatest. For example:

      Code Block
      curl https://download.appdynamics.com/download/downloadfilelatest/ 
    3. Inspect the response (or parse via script) to find the download_path of the latest product version. 
    4. Download the binary by running the following command:

      Info

      Replace access_token with your OAUTH token from Step 1, and replace url_to_file with the download_path value from the response in Step 3.

      Code Block
      curl -L -O -H "Authorization: Bearer <access_token>" <url_to_file>

    Validate Software Package Downloads

    You can use checksum validation and a digital signature (for specific packages) to validate software downloaded from the AppDynamics Download PortalDownloads. This validation requires the machine on which you validate a package to include a TLS 1.2 implementation. 

    Checksum Validation

    1. Navigate to the to AppDynamics Downloads Portal.
    2. Click Checksums beneath a the software package description to displays the to display the MD5 and SHA256 checksums. 
    3. After your download completes, run a checksum tool and compare the results against the checksum information from the downloads portalon the downloads page.

    Digital Signatures

    AppDynamics digitally signs the following packages using a certificate signed by a publicly known certificate authority:

    • .NET Agent
    • AppDynamics Controller for Windows MSI installer

    AppDynamics digitally signs the following packages using a PGP key:

    • Java Agent
    • Standalone Machine Agent
    • Standalone Machine Agent RPM package
    • Python Agent pip package

    The AppDynamics PGP public key is hosted on https://pgp.mit.edu under the User ID "help@appdynamics.com". For information on using information about using a PGP signature to validate a software package, see Verify AppDynamics Software Downloads with PGP.


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