You can install the vRealize Hyperic agent from an agent-only tar.gz archive for non-Windows systems, or from a ZIP archive for Windows systems.

About this task

Agent-only archives are useful when you roll out agents to a large number of platforms with various operating systems and architectures. Agent archives are available for Windows and UNIX-like environments, with and without built-in JREs.

If you have multiple agents to install, seeInstall Multiple vRealize Hyperic Agents Simultaneously.

This procedure can be used for both tar.gz and ZIP archives.


Verify that you have satisfied all the prerequisites listed in Prepare to Install the vRealize Hyperic Agent.


  1. Create a directory for the vRealize Hyperic installation.
  2. Unpack the archive into the agent directory.

    Use GNU Tar to unpack the tar.gz archive.