How to Monitor Atlassian Confluence Using eG Enterprise?

Once the pre-requisites for monitoring Confluence are fulfilled, proceed to manage the target Confluence server using the eG user interface. The steps in this regard are as follows:

  1. Login to the eG administrative interface as a user who is assigned the Admin role.
  2. Invoke the Admin tile menu. In the Infrastructure tile, follow the Components -> Add/Modify menu sequence.
  3. In the page that appears next, select Atlassian Confluence as the Component type and click the Add New Component button.
  4. Figure 1 will then appear.

    Figure 1 : Managing an Atlassian Confluence server in an agent-based manner

  5. In Figure 1, provide the IP address / host name of the Confluence server and assign a unique Nick name to it.
  6. By default, Confluence listens on port 8090. The same will be displayed against Port number. You can change it if required.
  7. To manage Confluence in an agent-based manner, do the following:

    • Leave the Agentless check box in Figure 1 unchecked.
    • Select an External Agent.
    • Click the Add button to add the server for monitoring.

  8. To manage Confluence in an agentless manner, do the following:

    • Select the Agentless check box in Figure 1. This will throw additional options, as depicted by Figure 2.


      Figure 2 : Managing Confluence in an agentless manner

    • Next, select the OS on which Confluence is running.
    • Set Mode of monitoring to Other.
    • Pick a Remote agent, which will remotely monitor Confluence.
    •  Assign an External agent to Confluence.
    •  Finally, click the Add button to add the server for monitoring.

  1. After adding the component, sign out of the eG admin interface by clicking the Signout icon at the top, left corner of the page.
  2. Figure 3 will then appear listing the unconfigured tests for Confluence.

    Figure 3 : List of unconfigured tests for Atlassian Confluence

  3. Click on any Performance test in Figure 3 to configure it. For instance, click on the Indexing Statistics test.

    Figure 4 : Configuring the Indexing Statistics test

  1. To know what this test does and how to configure it, refer to the Indexing Statistics test topic.
  2. After configuring the test, click Update in Figure 5 to register the configuration. Then, try to signout once again.
  3. This time, you will be prompted to configure the following tests:

    Figure 5 : Some more tests to be configured for Atlassian Confluence

  4. The tests displayed in Figure 5 are operating system-level tests. To know what these tests do and how to configure. Then, configure each test one after another.
  5. Finally, sign out of the eG administrative interface.