Installing DataStax Agents 

DataStax agents must be installed on every managed node in a cluster and are necessary to perform most of the functionality within OpsCenter.

DataStax agents must be installed on every managed node in a cluster and are necessary to perform most of the functionality within OpsCenter. When creating a new cluster with Lifecycle Manager, the DataStax agent is automatically installed. When adding a new cluster to manage with OpsCenter, you are given the option to automatically or manually install agents.