1. Create a new system user Saymon agent, the agent will be executed on that user behalf.

  2. Download the archive Mac OS X 64 bit and unpack it to the directory /opt

  3. Edit the agent configuration file saymon-agent/conf/

  4. Create the folder for storing log files:

    $ sudo mkdir saymon-agent/log && sudo chown -R saymon:staff saymon-agent
  5. Make the agent file executable:

    $ sudo chmod +x saymon-agent/
  6. Launch the agent:

    $ cd saymon-agent && sudo -u saymon ./

Log files

Centralized logging of the agent through SYSLOG can be activated in the file saymon-agent/conf/logback.xml.

Agent log-files are recorded to the directory /opt/saymon-agent/log.