With AIX Premium Agent, AIX on LPAR can be monitored more effectively.

Technote (FAQ)


Question

CPU Busy attribute from UNIX Agent on LPAR indicates more than 100 %. Does this agent work properly and in what way else can this OS be monitored?

Cause

UNIX OS Agent retrieves data from API and the agent calculates each attribute value in the same manner even though AIX where the agent is installed is running on LPAR or not.

Answer

The agent is working properly. In order to monitor such environment, AIX on LPAR, AIX Premium Agent can monitor the OS more effectively. But, note that AIX Premium Agent doesn't provide all alternative attributes of UNIX OS Agent and can be used adjunctively. so you may use both AIX Premium Agent and UNIX OS Agent for effective monitoring.

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More support for:

Tivoli Monitoring

Software version:

All Versions

Operating system(s):

AIX

Reference #:

1507117

Modified date:

2014-06-23

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