Specify a path to the Intel® VTune™ Amplifier target package installed on the remote system.

GUI Equivalent

Configure Analysis window > WHERE pane > Remote Linux (SSH) target system > VTune Amplifier installation directory on the remote system option





Path to the product installed on a remote Linux system. If the product is installed to the default location, this option is configured automatically.



Actions Modified

collect, collect-with


VTune Amplifier supports command line analysis of applications running on a remote Linux or Android system (target) using the following product components installed:

  • Host: VTune Amplifier command line interface (amplxe-cl)

  • Remote embedded Linux or Android target: target package with data collectors

To enable remote analysis, make sure the path to the VTune Amplifier installed on the remote target system is specified. If you use the default installation directory, the VTune Amplifier on the host system automatically detects the location of the remote components. Otherwise, use the -target-install-dir to specify the correct path.


This command runs Hotspots analysis with stacks for a Linux application and specifies a path to the remote version of the VTune Amplifier installed to a non-default location:

host>./amplxe-cl --target-system=ssh:user1@ -target-install-dir=/home/vtune_amplifier_2019.123456 –collect hotspots -knob sampling-mode=hw -knob enable-stack-collection=true -- /home/samples/matrix
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