Additional Instructions for Monitoring a MySQL Server behind a Firewall

In addition to the instructions described in Monitoring a Server Behind a Firewall , there are some extra required steps for MySQL. Specifically, the MySQL JDBC driver needs to be installed to the CloudTest Conductor application directory.


How to

  1. The MySQL JDBC can be downloaded from You can use any version of the MySQL JDBC driver, with any file name.There is a single download for all operating systems.
  2. Unzip the compressed file. This will create a version specific directory. For example, for 5.1.6 the directory will be called: mysql-connector-java-5.1.6
  3. Inside the version-specific directory (for example, " mysql-connector-java-5.1.6 ," find the JAR file. For example, mysql-connector-java-5.1.6-bin.jar .
  4. Copy this file to the CloudTest Conductor directory. The exact directory depends on the operating system:
    • On Microsoft Windows, the default installation directory is C:\Program Files\CloudTest Conductor\ .
    • On Linux, the default installation directory is Conductor/lib .
    • On Mac OS X, the default installation directory is /Library/Java/Extensions .
  5. Re-start CloudTest Conductor if it is currently running.