Setting up SSL for jconsole (JMX)

Using jconsole with SSL requires the same JMX changes to as described in using nodetool (JMX) with SSL encryption. There is no need to create, but the same JVM keystore and truststore options must be specified with jconsole on the command line.


  1. Copy the keystore and truststore files created in the prerequisite to the node where jconsole will be run. In this example, the files are server-keystore.jks and server-truststore.jks.

  2. Run jconsole using the JVM options:


    If no errors occur, jconsole will start. If connecting to a remote node, enter the hostname and JMX port, in Remote Process. If using authentication, enter the username and password.

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