Administrator Course


Learn to maintain an on-premise controller, tackle real-world application issues, and learn to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot applications with the AppDynamics platform.
Training Unit

Available Course Dates

February 9
9AM - 12:30PM
Greenwich Mean Time

What You Will Learn In The Administrator Course

You’ll explore real-world application issues, and learn to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot applications with the AppDynamics platform. Additionally, you’ll learn how to optimize agent administration and the AppDynamics Controller to work for your unique business case.

Unique to the Administrator Course is the special focus on the AppDynamics Controller and agents. Please note, private schedules of this course includes a special demonstration of the customer’s installed AppDynamics Controller configuration. Public courses do not include this offering.


APM200 - APM Essentials

Who is this course for?

The course is designed for administrators who want to understand how to oversee, maintain, manage, and customize their on-premise controller. Every enterprise that depends on application performance needs an AppDynamics champion in-house, and there is no quicker route to becoming one than through an administrator course.

Administrator Course Topics

Topic 1
Installation and Sizing Considerations

Topic 2
AppDynamics Controller RDP & Command Line

  • Locating and Changing JVM Controller Options
  • Resetting the Root Password
  • Backing up the Controller
  • Changing the Controller Data Directory Location
  • Performing Controller Log Administration

Topic 3
GlassFish (RDP, GlassFish GUI)

  • Performing Controller Log Administration
  • Resetting the GlassFish Password

Topic 4
AppDynamics Controller Root & UI

  • Changing and Retrieving the Controller Settings (Root)
  • Managing Users and Permissions (UI)
  • Exporting and Importing the Configuration (UI)

Administrator Course Labs

Lab 1
Updating the License

Lab 2
Change Controller JVM Options

Lab 3
Back up Controller Data

Lab 4
Change the Location of the Controller Data Directory

Lab 5
Change the Location of Log Files and Change Log Level Settings

AppDynamics courses are instructor led either onsite or virtually and include student lab practice following each instructor demo. The lab exercises link theory to practice and make sure students leave the training with the ability to use AppDynamics to the fullest.

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