Thank you for downloading ProTop!

Please follow installation instructions below for UNIX/Linux:

1) Set your terminal window at least 160 columns wide and 48 lines tall:

2) Extract the downloaded package into a “protop” directory on your database server:

3) Launch from your protop directory:

4) If you wish to trend data on the free web portal, select “Create a new custId” or enter your existing custId:

5) Enter a valid email address:

6) Enter your database directory to have your databases “auto-discovered” or leave blank to skip this step:

7) Choose the database(s) you want monitored and press Ctrl-X or F1 to save and exit:

An email will be sent with your new custId credentials:

8) Add the ProTop DBMonitor task in your crontab. See example in $PROTOP/etc/crontab.pt3:

9) Verify that the DBMonitor process is running

Otherwise, launch bin/ to start the monitoring agents:

10) Log in to the ProTop web portal: using the emailed credentials:

11) If there are no firewall or proxy issues, you’ll start seeing data in the web portal in about 5-10 minutes:


Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!