This topic provides instructions on pushing a plugin to an agent or group of agents.

About this task

This operation allows you to transfer new, custom, updated, or patched plugins from the vRealize Hyperic server's ServerHome/hq-engine/hq-server/webapps/ROOT/WEB-INF/hq-plugins directory to the target agents' AgentHome/bundles/AgentBuildDir/pdk/plugins directory. Pushing a plugin to an agent results in an agent restart.


  1. Navigate to the vRealize Hyperic agent or group of agents.
  2. Click the Views tab.
  3. Click Agent Commands.
  4. Select the push plugin command.
  5. Select a plugin from the plugin pull-down list.
  6. Click Execute.