28.2. How to connect to a Neo4j instance using JMX and JConsole
First, start your embedded database or the Neo4j Server, for instance using
Now, start JConsole with
Connect to the process running your Neo4j database instance:
Now, beside the MBeans exposed by the JVM, you will see an
org.neo4j section in the MBeans tab.
Under that, you will have access to all the monitoring information exposed by Neo4j.
For opening JMX to remote monitoring access, please see Section 28.1, “Adjusting remote JMX access to the Neo4j Server” and the JMX documention.
When using Neo4j in embedded mode, make sure to pass the
com.sun.management.jmxremote.port=portNum or other configuration as JVM parameters to your running Java process.