This is an example of a custom JMX YAML file for New Relic's Java agent, including value and definition, MBean, attributes, type, and names for metrics, objects, and attributes. For more information, including a video, see Custom JMX monitoring by YAML.
Here is an example of a custom JMX YAML file. YAML files are space senstive.
name: TomcatCustomversion: 1.0enabled: truejmx:- object_name: Catalina:type=Cache,host=localhost,path=/examplesmetrics:- attributes: accessCount, cacheSize, hitsCounttype: simple- object_name: Catalina:type=Connector,port=8009metrics:- attributes: bufferSize, maxHeaderCount- object_name: java.nio:type=BufferPool,name=*metrics:- attributes: Counttype: monotonically_increasing
Finding object and attribute names
The easiest way to find available MBeans and its associated attributes is to use the JConsole instructions for JDK 1.6.