Just a quick tip if you don’t like JConsole or you just prefer to have web UI for Cassandra’s JMX – there’s a quite ugly but usefull tool called MX4J and here’s how to make it work with Cassandra.
It couldn’t be easier – Cassandra supports this tool by default.
First, download MX4J and unpack the jar file to the directory that is in Cassandra’s classpath. By default it’s
/usr/share/cassandra/lib and Restart Cassandra. MX4J web UI will be available at
If you want MX4J to use different listen adress or port, you have to add
8888 are the listen adres and port of your choice.