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Linux OS agent does not correctly identify MISSING processes

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IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.3.0 FP2 OS Agents on Linux does not correctly identify MISSING processes.


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IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.3.0 FP2 for OS Agents introduced a new algorithm to evaluate situations with MISSING clause. This algorithm was meant to improve performance when MISSING situations are used.
This feature contains a defect that causes the situation to be always true. An APAR (IV51064) has been opened to address this defect and it is fixed in
This problem does not affect platforms other than Linux.

It is possible to avoid this problem by setting the following parameter in the lz.ini file:


and recycle the Linux OS Agent.
This way the situations will work as before the above described feature was introduced.

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IBM Tivoli Monitoring

Document information

More support for: Tivoli Components
ITM Agent Linux V6

Software version: 6.3.0

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 1653901

Modified date: 22 September 2015