Jetty Web Server


This document describes how to collect JMX metrics exposed by Jetty (Web server) for long-term retention and monitoring in Axibase Time Series Database.


  • Jetty 6.+

Installation Steps

Enable JMX in Java Application

Configure your Java application for JMX monitoring as described by the JMX Job Documentation.

Import Jetty job into Axibase Collector

  • Open the Jobs menu and click Import. Upload the jetty-job.xml file.

Configure Jetty JMX Connection

  • Open the Jobs menu and select JMX. Open the jmx-jetty job.
  • For each JMX Configuration:
  • Provide connection parameters to the target Jetty:

  • Click Test and ensure that the result is correct:

Schedule the Job

  • Open the JMX Job page and click Run for the Jetty JMX job.
  • Ensure that the job status is COMPLETED and Items Read and Sent commands are greater than 0.

  • If there are no errors, set job status to Enabled and save the job.

Verify Metrics in ATSD

  • Log in to ATSD.
  • Click the Metrics tab and filter metrics by name jmx.jetty*.

Viewing Data in ATSD



Entity Group

  • Open Admin menu and select Entity Groups, click Import, and upload jetty_entity_group.xml.
  • Select the imported jetty-web-server group.
  • Verify that the group contains your Jetty hosts.

Entity Views

  • Open Entity Views menu and select Configuration, click Import and upload jetty_entity_view.xml.
  • Select the imported Java Applications view.
  • Select the Entity Group that you created earlier.
  • Click View and browse information about your entities.


  • Open the Portals and select Configure, click Import and upload jetty_portal.xml.
  • Click the Assign link and associate the portal with the entity group you created earlier.
  • Open Entities tabs, find the java application by name, and click the portal icon.

Jetty Live Portal