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Definition Agent-based Monitoring

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Glossary Agent-based Monitoring


A method for IT monitoring which requires the installation and running of agent software on assets to monitor in order to collect performance metrics. The data those agents collected is then uploaded and stored to a management server. System administrators can then analyze it and generate reports.

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