1 - AppDynamics Connection Setup

Updated 3 weeks ago by Michael Cretzman

The first step in using AppDynamic with Harness is to set up an AppDynamics Verification Provider in Harness.

A Harness Verification Provider is a connection to monitoring tools such as AppDynamics. Once Harness is connected, you can use Harness 24/7 Service Guard and Deployment Verification with your AppDynamics data and analysis.

AppDynamics Permissions: The AppDynamics account you use to connect Harness to AppDynamics must have the following permission:
View, Edit and Delete permissions for new applications can be set as part of the default permissions for a custom role
For more information, see General Permissions from AppDynamics.

AppDynamics Verification Provider Setup

To add AppDynamics as a Harness Verification Provider, do the following:

  1. In Harness, click Setup.
  2. Click Connectors, and then click Verification Providers.
  3. Click Add Verification Provider, and select AppDynamics. The AppDynamic Verification Provider dialog appears.
  4. Complete the following fields of the Add AppDynamics Verification Provider dialog.



Account Name

Enter the name of AppDynamics account you want to use.

For Harness On-Prem, enter customer1.

Controller URL

Enter the URL of the AppDynamic controller in the format:http://<Controller_Host>:<port>/controller.For example, https://xxxx.saas.appdynamics.com/controller.

Username and Password

Enter the credentials to authenticate with the server.

Display Name

Enter a display name for the provider. If you are going to use multiple providers of the same type, ensure you give each provider a different name.

Usage Scope

If you want to restrict the use of a provider to specific applications and environments, do the following:

In Usage Scope, click the drop-down under Applications, and click the name of the application.

In Environments, click the name of the environment.

  1. When you have set up the dialog, click TEST.
  2. Once the test is completed, click SUBMIT to add the Verification Provider.

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