4. Admin Server and StatisticsΒΆ

The Admin tag is used to control the behavior of the administration server and statistics collection for the instance.

Element Description

Defines a port for the embedded HTTP admin server, which can then be accessed via a browser. This element can also specify an IP address, in which case the HTTP server listens only on that address. If no IP address is specified, the HTTP server listens on all available addresses.

There is no default for this parameter. If this parameter is not provided, AMPS does not provide an HTTP admin server, but will continue to collect statistics.


Location for storing the statistics information reported by the Admin Server.

When a filename is provided, 60East recommends configuring an Action to periodically truncate the statistics in the file. See Manage the Statistics Database for details.

default: :memory: When the FileName is set to the default, the statistics database is maintained in memory. stats.db file location


The refresh interval for the Admin Server to update gathered statistics.

default: 10s

minimum: 1s


The HTTP authentication type use for the Admin server when Authentication is configured.

This option accepts one of:

Option Authentication Type
Basic realm="<SECURITY_DOMAIN>" Basic authentication
NTLM Microsoft security protocol
Negotiate Negotiated authentication

Default: Negotiate

Authentication The authentication to use for the Administrative interface. This is an Authentication element, as described in Authentication.
Entitlement The entitlement to use for the Administrative interface. This is an Entitlement element, as described in Entitlement.

The regular expression that defines paths in the Admin Server that can be accessed anonymously without going through authentication and entitlement.

Default: There is no default for this option

Table 4.1: Admin Parameters

Starting with version 5.2, AMPS supports the ability to connect to the Admin interface over HTTPS. To enable HTTPS, provide a Certificate and a PrivateKey in the Admin configuration block.

Element Description

The certificate file to use for the admin server.

Default: There is no default for this option.


The private key to use for the admin server.

Default: There is no default for this option.


The cipher list to use for the admin sevrer. The cipher list is passed to the OpenSSL implementation without being interpreted by the AMPS server.

Default: There is no default for this option. For OpenSSL, details on the format of the cipher list are available at https://www.openssl.org/docs/man1.1.0/apps/ciphers.html

Table 4.2: HTTPS Parameters for Admin interface


Example 4.1: Admin Example