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Oracle® Enterprise Manager Framework, Host, and Services Metric Reference Manual
12c Release 4 (12.1.0.4)

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2 Host

The host metrics provide description, collection statistics, data source, multiple thresholds (where applicable), and user action information for each metric.

2.1 Aggregate Resource Usage Statistics (By Project)

This metric category provides data on aggregate resource usage on a per project basis. This metric category is available only for Solaris version 9 and later.

2.1.1 Cumulative CPU Wait Time (Seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent waiting for CPU over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.2 Cumulative Data Page Fault Sleep Time (Seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent sleeping in Data Page Faults over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.3 Cumulative Major Page Faults

This metric displays the cumulative number of Major Page Faults engendered by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.4 Cumulative Minor Page Faults

This metric displays the cumulative number of Minor Page Faults engendered by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.5 Cumulative Number Character IO (bytes) Read and Written

This metric displays the cumulative number of character I/O bytes Read and Written by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later. Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.6 Cumulative Number Of Blocks Read

This metric displays the cumulative number of blocks Read by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later. Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.7 Cumulative Number Of Blocks Written

This metric displays the cumulative number of blocks Written by the process over its lifetime.

Metric Summary

The following table shows how often the metric's value is collected.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later. Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.8 Cumulative Number of Involuntary Context Switches

This metric displays the cumulative number of Involuntary Context Switches made by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later. Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.9 Cumulative Number Of Messages Received

This metric displays the cumulative number of Messages Received by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later. Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.10 Cumulative Number Of Messages Sent

This metric displays the cumulative number of Messages Sent by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later. Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.11 Cumulative Number of Signals Received

This metric displays the cumulative number of Signals taken by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later. Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.12 Cumulative Number of System Calls Made

This metric displays the cumulative number of system calls made by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later. Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.13 Cumulative Number of Voluntary Context Switches

This metric displays the cumulative number of Voluntary Context Switches made by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later. Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.14 Cumulative Project Lock-Wait Sleep Time (Seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent sleeping on User Lock Waits over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.15 Cumulative Project Other Sleep Time (Seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent sleeping in all other ways over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.16 Cumulative Stop Time (Seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent Stopped over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.17 Cumulative Swap Operations

This metric displays the cumulative number of swap operations engendered by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.18 Cumulative System Mode Time (seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent in System mode over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.19 Cumulative System Page Fault Sleep Time (Seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent sleeping in System Page Faults over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.20 Cumulative System Trap Time (seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent in System Traps over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.21 Cumulative Text Page Fault Sleep Time (Seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent sleeping in Text Page Faults over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.22 Cumulative User Mode Time (seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent in User mode over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.23 Number of Processes Owned by Project

This metric displays the number of processes owned by the project measured in the aggregate.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.24 Project CPU Time (%)

This metric displays the percentage of CPU time used by the process.

Target Version Collection Frequency Default Warning Thresold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes Not Defined Not Defined User CPU Time is %value%%%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.25 Project Process Memory Size (%)

This metric displays the ratio of the process resident set size to physical memory.

Target Version Collection Frequency Default Warning Thresold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes Not Defined Not Defined User Process Memory Size is %value%%%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.26 Project's Total Process Heap Size (KiloBytes)

This metric displays the total number of KiloBytes of memory consumed by the process heap at the time that it is sampled.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.27 Project's Total Process Resident Set Size (KiloBytes)

This metric displays the resident set size of the process in kilobytes.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.28 Project's Total Process Virtual Memory Size (KiloBytes)

This metric displays the size of the process virtual address space in kilobytes.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.1.29 Total Number of Threads in Project's Processes

This metric displays the number of threads active in the current Process.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2 Aggregate Resource Usage Statistics (By User)

This metric category provides data on aggregate resource usage on a per user basis.

This metric category is available for Solaris version 9 and later only.

2.2.1 Cumulative CPU Wait Time (Seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent Waiting for CPU over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.2 Cumulative Data Page Fault Sleep Time (Seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent sleeping in Data Page Faults over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.3 Cumulative Major Page Faults

This metric displays the cumulative number of Major Page Faults engendered by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.4 Cumulative Minor Page Faults

This metric displays the cumulative number of Minor Page Faults engendered by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.5 Cumulative Number Character IO (bytes) Read and Written

This metric displays the cumulative number of character I/O bytes Read and Written by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.6 Cumulative Number Of Blocks Read

This metric displays the cumulative number of blocks Read by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.7 Cumulative Number Of Blocks Written

This metric displays the cumulative number of blocks Written by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.8 Cumulative Number of Involuntary Context Switches

This metric displays the cumulative number of Involuntary Context Switches made by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.9 Cumulative Number Of Messages Received

This metric displays the cumulative number of Messages Received by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.10 Cumulative Number Of Messages Sent

This metric displays the cumulative number of Messages Sent by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.11 Cumulative Number of Signals Received

This metric displays the cumulative number of Signals taken by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.12 Cumulative Number of System Calls Made

This metric displays the cumulative number of system calls made by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.13 Cumulative Number of Voluntary Context Switches

This metric displays the cumulative number of Voluntary Context Switches made by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.14 Cumulative Stop Time (Seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent Stopped over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.15 Cumulative System Mode Time (seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent in System mode over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.16 Cumulative System Page Fault Sleep Time (Seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent sleeping in System Page Faults over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.17 Cumulative System Trap Time (seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent in System Traps over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.18 Cumulative Swap Operations

This metric displays the cumulative number of Swap Operations engendered by the process over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.19 Cumulative Text Page Fault Sleep Time (Seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent sleeping in Text Page Faults over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.20 Cumulative User Lock-Wait Sleep Time (Seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent sleeping on User Lock Waits over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.21 Cumulative User Mode Time (seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent in User mode over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.22 Cumulative User Other Sleep Time (Seconds)

This metric displays the cumulative number of seconds that this process has spent sleeping in all other ways over its lifetime.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.23 Number of Processes Owned by User

This metric displays the number of processes owned by the user measured in the aggregate.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.24 Total Number of Threads in User's Processes

This metric displays the number of threads active in the current Process.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.25 User CPU Time (%)

This metric displays the percent CPU time used by the process.

Target Version Collection Frequency Default Warning Thresold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes Not Defined Not Defined User CPU Time is %value%%%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.26 User Process Memory Size (%)

This metric displays the ratio of the process resident set size to physical memory.

Target Version Collection Frequency Default Warning Thresold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes Not Defined Not Defined User Process Memory Size is %value%%%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.27 User's Total Process Heap Size (KiloBytes)

This metric displays the total number of kilobytes of memory consumed by the process heap at the time that it is sampled.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.28 User's Total Process Resident Set Size (KiloBytes)

This metric displays the resident set size of the process in kilobytes.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.2.29 User's Total Process Virtual Memory Size (KiloBytes)

This metric displays the size of the process virtual address space in kilobytes.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Solaris version 9 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The Solaris CIM Object Manager

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.3 Battery Details

This metric category provides information about batteries.

This metric category is for Dell PowerEdge only.

2.3.1 Reading of the Battery

This metric displays the battery reading code.

Target Version Collection Frequency Default Warning Thresold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text
All versions Every 15 Minutes Not Defined Not Defined Battery reading code(Object identifier:1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.600.50.1.6) is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.Status message is %BatteryReading%

2.4 Buffer Activity

The Buffer Activity metric category provides information about OS memory buffer usage. This metric reports buffer activity for transfers, accesses, and cache (kernel block buffer cache) hit ratios per second.

2.4.1 Buffer Cache Read Hit Ratio (%)

This metric represents the number of reads from block devices to buffer cache as a percentage of all buffer reads.

Table 2-1 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Buffer Cache Read Hit Ratio %value%%% , has crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
IBM AIX sar command

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.4.2 Buffer Cache Reads (per second)

This metric represents the number of reads performed on the buffer cache per second.

Table 2-2 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Buffer Cache Reads (per second) is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
IBM AIX sar command

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.4.3 Buffer Cache Write Hit Ratio (%)

This metric represents the number of writes from block devices to buffer cache as a percentage of all buffer writes.

Table 2-3 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Buffer Cache Write Hit Ratio %value%%% , has crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.4.4 Buffer Cache Writes (per second)

This metric represents the number of writes performed on the buffer cache per second.

Table 2-4 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Buffer Cache Writes (per second) is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
IBM AIX sar command

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.4.5 Physical I/O Reads (per second)

This metric represents the number of reads per second from character devices using physical I/O mechanisms.

Table 2-5 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Physical I/O Reads (per second) is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command
Windows not available

User Action

An unusually high value may indicate an abnormal situation, so it is important to set thresholds based on the average value observed over a period of time. An abnormally high value may cause performance issues. The user action varies from case to case, observe the running processes to track down any errant process. Placing highly active directories on different disks may help.

2.4.6 Physical I/O Writes (per second)

This metric represents the number of writes per second from character devices using physical I/O mechanisms.

Table 2-6 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Physical I/O Writes (per second) is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold..


Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command
Windows not available

User Action

An unusually high value may indicate an abnormal situation, so it is important to set thresholds based on the average value observed over a period of time. An abnormally high value may cause performance issues. The user action varies from case to case, observe the running processes to track down any errant process. Placing highly active directories on different disks may help.

2.4.7 Physical Reads (per second)

This metric represents the number of physical reads per second from block devices to the system buffer cache.

Table 2-7 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Physical Reads (per second) is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command
Windows not available

User Action

An unusually high value may indicate an abnormal situation, so it is important to set thresholds based on the average value observed over a period of time. An abnormally high value may cause performance issues. The user action varies from case to case, observe the running processes to track down any errant process. Placing highly active directories on different disks may help.

2.4.8 Physical Writes (per second)

This metric represents the number of physical writes per second from block devices to the system buffer cache.

Table 2-8 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Physical Writes (per second) is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command
Windows not available

User Action

An unusually high value may indicate an abnormal situation, so it is important to set thresholds based on the average value observed over a period of time. An abnormally high value may cause performance issues. The user action varies from case to case, observe the running processes to track down any errant process. Placing highly active directories on different disks may help.

2.5 CPUs Details

The metric provides information on the processors of the host.

2.5.1 ECACHE in MB

This is the size of the Cache memory measured in MB.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/proc/cpuinfo

User Action

None.

2.5.2 Frequency in MHZ

This is the clock frequency of the processor.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/proc/cpuinfo

User Action

None.

2.5.3 Is HyperThread Enabled

This tells whether hyper threading is enabled for this processor or not.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/proc/cpuinfo

User Action

None.

2.5.4 Implementation

Implementation type of processor.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/proc/cpuinfo

User Action

None.

2.5.5 Number of CPUs

This is the count the number rows having the same information in other columns like vendor_name or num_cores. This is added to make at least one key in table.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/proc/cpuinfo

User Action

None.

2.5.6 MASK

This is Die used to manufacture the CPU. Solaris prtdiag has CPU mask field. This column stores that information.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/proc/cpuinfo

User Action

None.

2.5.7 Number of Cores per Physical CPU

This represents number of cores per physical CPU. For example. for dual core processors this count will be two and for quad core processor this count will be four.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/proc/cpuinfo

User Action

None.

2.5.8 Revision

This is the revision.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/proc/cpuinfo

User Action

None.

2.5.9 Number Of Threads Per Physical CPU

This effectively represents the number of logical processor per physical processors. For example, for one dual core processor with hyper thread enabled, this value will be four.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/proc/cpuinfo

User Action

None.

2.5.10 Vendor Name

This is vendor who has manufactured the processors. For example Intel and AMD.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/proc/cpuinfo

User Action

None.

2.6 CPU Usage

The CPU Usage metric category provides information about the percentage of time the CPU was in various states, for example, idle state and wait state. The metric also provides information about the percentage of CPU time spent in user and system mode. All data is per-CPU in a multi-CPU system.

On HP Tru64, this information is available as the cumulative total for all the CPUs and not for each CPU which is monitored in the Load metric. Hence, this metric is not available on HP Tru64.

2.6.1 CPU Idle Time (%)

This metric represents the percentage of time that the CPU was idle and the system did not have an outstanding disk I/O request. This metric checks the percentage of processor time in idle mode for the CPU(s) specified by the Host CPU parameter, such as cpu_stat0, CPU0, or * (for all CPUs on the system).

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class cpu_stat)
HP pstat_getprocessor() system call
Linux /proc/stat
HP Tru64 not available
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows performance data counters

User Action

An abnormally high value (determined on the basis of historical data) indicates an underutilized cpu. The user action varies from case to case.

2.6.2 CPU Interrupt Time (%)

This metric represents the percentage of time that the CPU receives and services hardware interruptions during representative intervals. This metric checks the percentage of processor time in interrupt mode for the CPU(s) specified by the Host CPU parameter, such as cpu_stat0, CPU0, or * (for all CPUs on the system).

This metric is available only on Windows.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each "CPU Number" object.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any "CPU Number" object, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each "CPU Number" object, use the Edit Thresholds page. See the Editing Thresholds topic in the Enterprise Manager online help for information on accessing the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

The data sources for this metric are Performance Data counters.

User Action

This indicates the amount of time spent by the processor in handling interrupts. If an unusually high value is observed, there is a possibility of some hardware

2.6.3 CPU System Time (%)

This metric represents the percentage of time that the CPU is running in system mode (kernel). This metric checks the percentage of processor time in system mode for the CPU(s) specified by the Host CPU parameter, such as cpu_stat0, CPU0, or * (for all CPUs on the system).

Table 2-9 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

Linux

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

CPU System Time (%%) is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Linux /proc/stat

User Action

An abnormally high value (determined on the basis of historical data) indicates that the machine is doing a lot of work at the system (kernel) level. The user action varies from case to case.

2.6.4 CPU User Time (%)

This metric represents the portion of processor time running in user mode. This metric checks the percentage of processor time in user mode for the CPU(s) specified by the Host CPU parameter, such as cpu_stat0, CPU0, or * (for all CPUs on the system).

Table 2-10 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

Linux

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

CPU User Time (%%) is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Linux /proc/stat

User Action

An abnormally high value (determined on the basis of historical data) indicates the cpu is doing a lot of work at the user (application) level. An examination of the top processes on the system may help identify problematic processes.

2.6.5 CPU Utilization (%) of a CPU

This figure represents the percentage utilization of a CPU

Table 2-11 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

CPU Utilization for %keyvalue% is %value%%%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class cpu_stat)
HP pstat_getprocessor() system call
Linux /proc/stat
HP Tru64 not available
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows performance data counters

User Action

An abnormally high value (determined on the basis of historical data) indicates that the system is under heavy load. If the value is consistently high, consider reducing the load on the system.

2.6.6 CPU Wait Time (%)

This metric represents the percentage of time that the CPU was idle during which the system had an outstanding disk I/O request. This metric checks the percentage of processor time in wait mode for the CPU(s) specified by the Host CPU parameter, such as cpu_stat0, CPU0, or * (for all CPUs on the system).

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris not available
HP pstat_getprocessor() system call
Linux not available
HP Tru64 not available
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows performance data counters

User Action

A high value indicates that the cpu spends a lot of time waiting for disk i/o to complete. Examine the disk errors and disk activity metrics to see if there are any problems with disk performance. Consider keeping heavily accessed directories on separate disks.

2.7 Disk Activity

The Disk Activity metric category monitors the hard disk activity on the target being monitored. For each device on the system, this metric provides information about access to the device. This information includes: device name, disk utilization, write statistics, and read statistics for the device.

2.7.1 Average Disk I/O Service Time (ms)

This metric represents the sum of average wait time and average run time.

Table 2-12 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Average service time for disk %keyvalue% is %value% ms, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each "Disk Device" object.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any "Disk Device" object, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each "Disk Device" object, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class kstat_io)
HP pstat_getdisk system call
Linux iostat command
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows performance data counters

User Action

This number should be low. A high number can indicate a disk that is slow due to excessive load or hardware issues. See also the CPU in IO-Wait (%) metric.

2.7.2 Average Disk I/O Wait Time (ms)

This metric represents the average time spent by the command waiting on the queue for getting executed.

Table 2-13 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Average wait time for disk %keyvalue% is %value% ms, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each "Disk Device" object.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any "Disk Device" object, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each "Disk Device" object, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class kstat_io)
HP pstat_getdisk system call
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows performance data counters

User Action

A high figure indicates a slow disk. Use the OS iostat -xn command to check wait time and service time for local disks and NFS mounted file systems. See also the CPU in IO-Wait (%) metric.

2.7.3 Average Outstanding Disk I/O Requests

This metric represents the average number of commands waiting for service (queue length).

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class kstat_io)
HP pstat_getdisk system call
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows performance data counters

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.7.4 Average Run Time (ms)

This metric represents the average time spent by the command on the active queue waiting for its execution to be completed.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class kstat_io)
HP pstat_getdisk system call
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows performance data counters

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.7.5 Bulk I/O Ticks

This metric represents the time spent in Input/Output operations (ms).

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

Linux: /proc/diskstats or /proc/partitions

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.7.6 Difference in Number of Reads

This metric represents the number of disk reads from the last collection.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

Linux: /proc/diskstats or /proc/partitions

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.7.7 Difference in Number of Writes

This metric represents the number of disk reads from the last collection.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

Linux: /proc/diskstats or /proc/partitions

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.7.8 Disk Block Writes (per second)

This metric represents the number of blocks (512 bytes) written per second.

Table 2-14 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Disk Block Writes (per second) for disk %keyvalue% is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class kstat_io)
HP not available
Linux iostat command
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows performance data counters

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.7.9 Disk Block Reads (per second)

This metric represents the number of blocks (512 bytes) read per second.

Note: On HPUNIX, this metric is named Disk Blocks Transferred (per second).

Table 2-15 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Disk Blocks Reads (per second) for disk %keyvalue% is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class kstat_io)
HP pstat_getdisk system call
Linux iostat command
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows performance data counters

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.7.10 Disk Device Busy (%)

This metric represents disk device busy percentage.

Note: On HPUNIX, this metric is named Device Busy (%).

Table 2-16 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

80

95

Disk Device %keyValue% is %value%%% busy.


Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class kstat_io)
HP pstat_getdisk system call
Linux iostat command
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows performance data counters

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.7.11 Disk Reads (per second)

This metric represents the disk reads per second for the specified disk device.

Table 2-17 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

Linux

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Disk Reads (per second) for disk %keyvalue% is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class kstat_io)
HP not available
Linux iostat command
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows performance data counters

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.7.12 Disk Writes (per second)

This metric represents the disk writes per second for the specified disk device.

Table 2-18 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

Linux

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Disk Writes (per second) for disk %keyvalue% is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class kstat_io)
HP not available
Linux iostat command
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows performance data counters

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.8 Disk Device Errors

The Disk Device Errors metric category provides the number of errors on the disk device.

Note: These metrics are available on Solaris only.

2.8.1 Hard Errors

This metric represents the error count of hard errors encountered while accessing the disk. Hard errors are considered serious and may be traced to misconfigured or bad disk devices.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 72 Hours

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris iostat -e command

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.8.2 Soft Errors

This metric represents the error count of soft errors encountered while accessing the disk. Soft errors are synonymous to warnings.

Metric Summary

The following table shows how often the metric's value is collected.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 72 Hours

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris iostat -e command

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.8.3 Total

This metric represents the sum of all errors on the particular device

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 72 Hours

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris iostat -e command

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.8.4 Transport Errors

This metric represents the error count of network errors encountered. This generally indicates a problem with the network layer

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 72 Hours

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris iostat -e command

User Action

Specific to your site.

2.9 Fans

The Fans metric monitors the status of various fans present in the system.

Note: This metric category is available only on Dell Poweredge Linux Systems.

2.9.1 Fan Status

This metric represents the status of the fan.

The following table lists the possible values for this metric and their meaning.

Metric Value Meaning (per SNMP MIB)
1 Other (not one of the following)
2 Unknown
3 Normal
4 Warning
5 Critical
6 Non-Recoverable

Table 2-19 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

4

5

Status of Fan at device %FanIndex% in chassis %ChassisIndex% is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold. Status message is %FanStatus%


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Chassis Index" and "Fan Index" objects.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any unique combination of "Chassis Index" and "Fan Index" objects, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Chassis Index" and "Fan Index" objects, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: coolingDeviceStatus (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.700.12.1.5)

User Action

None.

2.9.2 Location

This metric provides a description of the location of the fan. Example values are "CPU Fan", "PCI Fan", and "Memory Fan".

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: coolingDeviceLocationName (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.700.12.1.8)

User Action

None.

2.10 File Access System Calls

The File Access System Calls metric category provides information about the usage of file access system calls.

Note: This metric is available on Solaris, HP, and IBM AIX.

2.10.1 Blocks Read by Directory Search Routine (per second)

This metric represents the number of file system blocks read per second performing direct lookup.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Seconds

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
IBM AIX sar command

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval. The results are essentially the number of lookuppn() calls made over this five-second period divided by five.

User Action

None.

2.10.2 iget() Calls (per second)

This metric represents the number of system iget() calls made per second. iget is a file access system routine.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Seconds

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel memory structure (class cpu_vminfo
HP sar command
IBM AIX kernel memory structure (class cpu_vminfo

User Action

This data is obtained using the OS sar command, which is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval. The results are essentially the number of iget() calls made over this five-second period divided by five.

2.10.3 lookuppn() Calls (per second)

This metric represents the number of file system lookuppn() (pathname translation) calls made per second.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Seconds

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
IBM AIX sar command

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval. The results are essentially the number of lookuppn() calls made over this five-second period divided by five.

User Action

None.

2.11 File and Directory Monitoring

The File and Directory Monitoring metric monitors various attributes of specific files and directories. Setting of key value specific thresholds triggers the monitoring of files or directories referred to in the given key value. The operator must specify key value specific thresholds to monitor any file or directory.

2.11.1 File or Directory Attribute Not Found

This metric reports issues encountered in fetching the attributes of the file or directory. Errors encountered in monitoring the files and directories specified by the key value based thresholds are reported.

Table 2-20 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

%file_attribute_not_found% .


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each "File or Directory Name" object.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any "File or Directory Name" object, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each "File or Directory Name" object, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris perl stat command for files; df for directories that are file system mount points; du for directories that are not file system mount points
HP perl stat command for files; df for directories that are file system mount points; du for directories that are not file system mount points
Linux perl stat command for files; df for directories that are file system mount points; du for directories that are not file system mount points

User Action

Looks for the attributes for file and directories like inode id, user id, and group id. If not found an alert is raised so that user can verify.

2.11.2 File or Directory Permissions

This metric fetches the octal value of file permissions on the different variations of UNIX operating systems including Linux. Setting a key value specific warning or critical threshold value against this metric would result in the monitoring of a critical file or directory. For example, to monitor the file permissions for file name /etc/passwd, you should set a threshold for /etc/passwd.

Table 2-21 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Current permissions for %file_name% are %file_permissions%, different from warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each "File or Directory Name" object.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any "File or Directory Name" object, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each "File or Directory Name" object, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris perl stat command for files; df for directories that are file system mount points; du for directories that are not file system mount points
HP perl stat command for files; df for directories that are file system mount points; du for directories that are not file system mount points
Linux perl stat command for files; df for directories that are file system mount points; du for directories that are not file system mount points
IBM AIX perl stat command for files; df for directories that are file system mount points; du for directories that are not file system mount points

User Action

An alert will be raised if the permissions for a file or directory have changed. User may want to verify the change.

2.11.3 File or Directory Size (MB)

This metric fetches the current size of this file or directory in megabytes. Setting a key value specific warning or critical threshold value against this metric would result in monitoring of a critical file or directory. For example, to monitor the file permissions for directory /absolute_directory_path, you should set a threshold for /absolute_directory_path.

Table 2-22 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Size of %file_name% is %file_size% MB, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each "File or Directory Name" object.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any "File or Directory Name" object, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each "File or Directory Name" object, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris perl stat command for files; df for directories that are file system mount points; du for directories that are not file system mount points
HP perl stat command for files; df for directories that are file system mount points; du for directories that are not file system mount points
Linux perl stat command for files; df for directories that are file system mount points; du for directories that are not file system mount points
IBM AIX perl stat command for files; df for directories that are file system mount points; du for directories that are not file system mount points

User Action

If a threshold is exceeded, you may need to take action to adjust the file size or the threshold level.

2.11.4 File or Directory Size Change Rate (KB/minute)

This metric provides the value for the rate at which the file�s size is changing. Setting a key value specific warning or critical threshold value against this metric would result in monitoring of the critical file or directory. For example, to monitor the file change rate for the file name /absolute_file_path, the operator should set a threshold for /absolute_file_path.

Table 2-23 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

%file_name% is growing at the rate of %file_sizechangerate% (KB/hour), crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each "File or Directory Name" object.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any "File or Directory Name" object, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each "File or Directory Name" object, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris perl stat command for files; df for directories that are file system mount points; du for directories that are not file system mount points
HP perl stat command for files; df for directories that are file system mount points; du for directories that are not file system mount points
Linux perl stat command for files; df for directories that are file system mount points; du for directories that are not file system mount points
IBM AIX perl stat command for files; df for directories that are file system mount points; du for directories that are not file system mount points

User Action

Rate of change of file/directory. An abnormally high value (determined on the basis of historical data) indicates sudden increase in size. Users may want to take some action based on alert.

2.12 File Systems

This lists all file systems mounted in the host.

2.12.1 Disk Space (GB)

This metric provides the File System capacity in GB.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/etc/mtab

User Action

None.

2.12.2 Local Drive

Applicable NT only.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/etc/mtab

User Action

None.

2.12.3 Mount Location

This metric provides the mount location of the file system.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/etc/mtab

User Action

None.

2.12.4 Mount Options

This metric contains details about the mount options. These could be similar to "rw,intr,largefiles,logging,xattr,onerror=panic."

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/etc/mtab

User Action

None.

2.12.5 Resource Name

This is the device path of host. This can be /dev/hd10opt, Local Disk (C:)

The following table shows how often the metric's value is collected.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/etc/mtab

User Action

None.

2.12.6 Type

This is the file system type. Examples include nfs, ntfs, and jfs.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/etc/mtab

User Action

None.

2.13 Filesystems

The Filesystems metrics provide information about local file systems on the computer.

2.13.1 Filesystem

This metric represents the name of the disk device resource.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris /etc/mnttab file entries
HP bdf command
Linux df command
HP Tru64 df command
IBM AIX /etc/mnttab file entries
Windows not available

User Action

None.

2.13.2 Filesystem Size (MB)

This metric represents the total space (in megabytes) allocated in the file system.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris vminfo system
HP bdf command
Linux df command
HP Tru64 df command
IBM AIX stavfs() system call
Windows Windows API

User Action

None.

2.13.3 Filesystem Space Available (%)

This metric represents the percentage of free space available in the file system.

Table 2-24 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

20

5

Filesystem %keyValue% has %value%%% available space, fallen below warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each "Mount Point" object.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any "Mount Point" object, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each "Mount Point" object, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris stavfs() system call
HP bdf command
Linux df command
HP Tru64 df command
IBM AIX stavfs() system call
Windows Windows API

User Action

Use the OS du -k command to check which directories are taking up the most space (du -k|sort -rn).

2.13.4 Filesystem Space Available (MB)

This metric represents the amount (in MB) of free space available in the file system.

Table 2-25 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

20

5

Filesystem %keyValue% has %value% MB free space, fallen below warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each "Mount Point" object.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any "Mount Point" object, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each "Mount Point" object, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris stavfs() system call
HP bdf command
Linux df command
HP Tru64 df command
IBM AIX stavfs() system call
Windows Windows API

User Action

Use the OS du -k command to check which directories are taking up the most space (du -k|sort -rn).

2.13.5 Filesystem Utilization (MB)

This metric represents the total space, expressed in megabytes, allocated in the file system.

This metric is available only on Windows.

Data Source

The data source for this metric is GetDiskFreeSpaceEx.

User Action

A high value indicates that the filesystem has very little free space remaining.User might want to manage the free space.

2.14 HCA Port Configuration Monitor

This section describes the HCA Port Configuration monitor metrics.

2.14.1 Channel Adapter Display Name

Channel Adapter Display Name.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.14.2 Channel Adapter Name

Channel Adapter Name.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.14.3 Channel Adapter Type

Channel Adapter Type.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.14.4 Firmware version

Firmware version of the HCA.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.14.5 HCA Node GUID

The Globally Unique Identifier of the HCA node.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.14.6 Hardware Version

The hardware version of the HCA.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.14.7 IP Address

The IP Address of the HCA.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.14.8 Number of Ports

The number of ports in the HCA.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.15 HCA Port Connections and Configuration

This section describes the HCA Port Connections and Configuration metrics.

2.15.1 Channel Adapter Display Name

The Channel Adapter Display name.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.15.2 Port Number

The HCA port number.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.15.3 Switch GUID on the other end of the link

The Globally Unique Identifier of the switch to which this HCA port is connected.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.15.4 Switch Port number on the other end of the link

The port number of the switch to which this HCA port is connected.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.15.5 HCA Node GUID

The HCA Node Globally Unique Identifier.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.15.6 Port GUID

The HCA Port Globally Unique Identifier.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.15.7 Enabled link speed (Gbps)

The enabled speed of this link (Gbps).

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.15.8 Enabled link width

The enabled width of this link (for example, 1X or 4X).

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.15.9 Supported link speed (Gbps)

The supported speed of this link (Gbps).

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.15.10 Supported link width

The supported width of this link (for example 1X or 4X).

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.16 HCA Port Errors

This section describes the HCA Port Errors metrics.

2.16.1 HCA Node GUID

This metric provides the HCA Node Globally Unique Identifier.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.16.2 Port Number

This metric provides the HCA port number.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.16.3 Excessive buffer overruns

This metric provides the number of errors of this type in the last collection interval.

Table 2-26 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Port %PortNumber% has %value% excessive buffer overruns, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.16.4 Link integrity errors

This metric provides the number of errors of this type in the last collection interval.

Table 2-27 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Port %PortNumber% has %value% link integrity errors, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.16.5 Link recovers

This metric provides the number of errors of this type in the last collection interval.

Table 2-28 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Port %PortNumber% has %value% link recovers, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.16.6 Received packets discarded due to constraints

This metric provides the number of received packets discarded due to constraints.

Table 2-29 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Port %PortNumber% has %value% received packets discarded due to constraints, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.16.7 Received packets with error

This metric provides the number of errors of this type in the last collection interval.

Table 2-30 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Port %PortNumber% has %value% received packets containing an error, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.16.8 Received packets marked with the EBP delimiter

This metric shows the number of errors of this type in the last collection interval.

Table 2-31 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Port %PortNumber% has %value% received packets marked with the EBP delimiter, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.16.9 Symbol errors

This metric shows the number of errors of this type in the last collection interval.

Table 2-32 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Port %PortNumber% has %value% symbol errors, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.16.10 Total errors

This metric provides the number of errors of this type in the last collection interval.

Table 2-33 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

10

Not Defined

Port %PortNumber% has %value% total errors, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.16.11 Incoming VL15 packets dropped due to resource limitation

This metric shows the number of errors of this type in the last collection interval.

Table 2-34 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Port %PortNumber% has %value% incoming VL15 packets dropped, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.16.12 Packets not transmitted due to constraints

This metric shows the number of errors of this type in the last collection interval.

Table 2-35 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Port %PortNumber% has %value% packets not transmitted due to constraints, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.17 HCA Port State

This section describes the HCA Port State metrics.

2.17.1 HCA Node GUID

This metric displays the Globally Unique Identifer of the Host Channel Adapter node.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Minutes

2.17.2 Port Number

This metric displays the port number of the Host Channel Adapter.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Minutes

2.17.3 The Active Link Speed (Gbps)

This metric displays the active speed of this link (Gbps)

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Minutes

2.17.4 Is the link degraded?

This metric displays whether the link speed or width is less than the enabled speed or width respectively, then the link is operating in degraded mode.

Table 2-36 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

 

1

Port %PortNumber%(%ca_disp_name%) is running in degraded mode.


2.17.5 The active link width of the port based on the cable connectivity

This metric specifies the active width of this link (for example, 1X or 4X).

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Minutes

2.17.6 Physical link state

This metric specifies whether the physical link up or down.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Minutes

2.17.7 Link State

This metric specifies whether the link is up or down.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Minutes

2.18 HCA Port State (For Alerts)

This section describes the HCA Port State Alert metrics.

2.18.1 Is Port disabled?

This metric indicates whether the HCA port is disabled.

Table 2-37 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

 

1

Port %PortNumber%(%ca_disp_name%) is disabled.


2.18.2 Is Port in 'polling' state?

This metric indicates whether the HCA port if checking or polling for a peer port.

Table 2-38 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

 

1

Port %PortNumber%(%ca_disp_name%) is polling for peer port. This could happen when the cable is unplugged from one of the ends or the other end port is disabled.


2.19 Hosts File

This metric category collects IP addresses and aliases from each line of the /etc/hosts file.

Note:

This metric category is supported for Linux, Oracle Solaris on SPARC, Oracle Solaris on x86, IBM AIX on POWER Systems, HP-UX PA-RISC (64-bit), HP-UX Itanium

2.19.1 IP Address

This metric displays the IP address from the /etc/hosts file.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours

Data Source

/etc/hosts

User Action

Informational only.

2.19.2 Value

This metric displays the alias names for this IP address.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours

Data Source

/etc/hosts

User Action

Informational only.

2.20 IO Card Details

The metric category holds the information about the IO cards in the host, including PCI cards and USBs.

2.20.1 Bus Type

This is the bus type of the IO card.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

lspci

User Action

None.

2.20.2 Frequency

The clock frequency of the IO card.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

lspci

User Action

None.

2.20.3 Name

This represents the name of the IO card.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

lspci

User Action

None.

2.20.4 Revision

This represents the IO card revision.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

lspci

User Action

None.

2.20.5 Vendor Name

This represents the manufacturer name of IO card.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

lspci

User Action

None.

2.21 Kernel Memory

The Kernel Memory metric provides information on kernel memory allocation (KMA) activities.

This metric is available only on Solaris. The data source is the sar command. The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.

2.21.1 Failed Requests for Large Kernel Memory

This metric represents the number of requests for large memory that failed, that is, requests that were not satisfied.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Seconds

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command

The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.


User Action

None.

2.21.2 Failed Requests for Oversize Kernel Memory

This metric represents the number of oversized requests made that could not be satisfied. Oversized memory requests are allocated dynamically so there is no pool for such requests.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Seconds

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command

The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.


User Action

None.

2.21.3 Failed Requests for Small Kernel Memory

This metric represents the number of requests for small memory that failed, that is, requests that were not satisfied.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Seconds

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command

The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.


User Action

None.

2.21.4 KMA Available for Large Memory Requests (Bytes)

This metric represents the amount of memory, in bytes, the kernel memory allocation (KMA) has for the large pool; the pool used for allocating and reserving large memory requests.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Seconds

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command

The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.


User Action

None.

2.21.5 KMA for Oversize Memory Requests (Bytes)

This metric represents the amount of memory allocated for oversized memory requests.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Seconds

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command

The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.


User Action

None.

2.21.6 KMA for Small Memory Requests

This metric represents the amount of memory, in bytes, the Kernel Memory Allocation has for the small pool; the pool used for allocating and reserving small memory requests.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Seconds

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command

The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.


User Action

None.

2.21.7 Memory Allocated for Large Memory Requests (Bytes)

This metric represents the amount of memory, in bytes, the kernel allocated to satisfy large memory requests.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Seconds

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command

The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.


User Action

None.

2.21.8 Memory Allocated for Small Memory Requests (Bytes)

This metric represents the amount of memory, in bytes, the kernel allocated to satisfy small memory requests.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Seconds

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command

The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.


User Action

None.

2.22 Load

The Load metric provides information about the number of runnable processes on the system run queue. If this is greater than the number of CPU's on the system, then excess load exists.

2.22.1 Active Logical Memory, Kilobytes

This metric provides the value of the active logical memory.

Table 2-39 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Active Logical Memory is %value% KB, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.22.2 CPU in I/O Wait (%)

This metric represents the average number of jobs waiting for I/O in the last interval.

Table 2-40 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

40

80

CPU I/O Wait is %value%%%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics
HP pstat_getdynamic(), pstat_getprocessor(), pstat_getproc(), pstat_getstatic(), getutent(), pstat_getvminfo() system calls
Linux uptime, free, getconf, ps, iostat, sar, w OS commands; /proc/stat
HP Tru64 table() system call, uptime, vmstat, psrinfo, ps, who, swapon OS commands
IBM AIX oracle_kstat(), getutent(), getproc(), sysconf() system calls
Windows performance data counters

User Action

A high percentage of I/O wait can indicate a hardware problem, a slow NFS server, or poor load-balancing among local file systems and disks. Check the system messages log for any hardware errors. Use the iostat -xn command or the nfsstat -c (NFS client-side statistics) command or both to determine which disks or file systems are slow to respond. Check to see if the problem is with one or more swap partitions, as lack of swap or poor disk load balancing can cause these to become overloaded. Depending on the specific problem, fixes may include: NFS client or server tuning, hardware replacement, moving applications to other file systems, adding swap space, or restructuring a file system for better performance.

2.22.3 CPU in System Mode (%)

For UNIX-based platforms, this metric represents the amount of CPU being used in SYSTEM mode as a percentage of total CPU processing power.

For Windows, this metric represents the percentage of time the process threads spent executing code in privileged mode.

Table 2-41 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

CPU in Kernel Mode, %value%%%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics
HP pstat_getdynamic(), pstat_getprocessor(), pstat_getproc(), pstat_getstatic(), getutent(), pstat_getvminfo() system calls
Linux uptime, free, getconf, ps, iostat, sar, w OS commands; /proc/stat
HP Tru64 table() system call, uptime, vmstat, psrinfo, ps, who, swapon OS commands
IBM AIX oracle_kstat(), getutent(), getproc(), sysconf() system calls
Windows performance data counters

User Action

An abnormally high value (determined on the basis of historical data) indicates that the machine is doing a lot of work at the system (kernel) level. The user action varies from case to case.

2.22.4 CPU in User Mode (%)

For UNIX-based platforms, this metric represents the amount of CPU being used in USER mode as a percentage of total CPU processing power.For Windows, this metric represents the percentage of time the processor spends in the user mode. This metric displays the average busy time as a percentage of the sample time.

Table 2-42 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

CPU in User Mode, %value%%%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics
HP pstat_getdynamic(), pstat_getprocessor(), pstat_getproc(), pstat_getstatic(), getutent(), pstat_getvminfo() system calls
Linux uptime, free, getconf, ps, iostat, sar, w OS commands; /proc/stat
HP Tru64 table() system call, uptime, vmstat, psrinfo, ps, who, swapon OS commands
IBM AIX oracle_kstat(), getutent(), getproc(), sysconf() system calls
Windows performance data counters

User Action

An abnormally high value (determined on the basis of historical data) indicates the cpu is doing a lot of work at the user (application) level. An examination of the top processes on the system may help identify problematic processes.

2.22.5 CPU Interrupt Time (%)

This metric represents the percentage of time the processor spends receiving and servicing hardware interrupts during sample intervals. This value is an indirect indicator of the activity of devices that generate interrupts, such as the system clock, the mouse, disk drivers, data communication lines, network interface cards, and other peripheral devices. These devices normally interrupt the processor when they have completed a task or require attention. Normal thread execution is suspended during interrupts. Most system clocks interrupt the processor every 10 milliseconds, creating a background of interrupt activity. Suspends normal thread execution during interrupts.

This metric is available only on Windows.

Table 2-43 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

CPU %% Interrupt Time is %value%%%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for this metric are Performance Data counters.

User Action

None.

2.22.6 CPU Queue Length

Processor Queue Length is the number of ready threads in the processor queue. There is a single queue for processor time even on computers with multiple processors. A sustained processor queue of less than 10 threads per processor is normally acceptable, dependent on the workload.

This metric is available only on Windows.

Table 2-44 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

CPU Queue Length is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for this metric are Performance Data counters.

User Action

A consistently high value indicates a number of CPU bound tasks. This information should be corelated with other metrics such as Page Transfer Rate. Tuning the system, accompanied with additional memory, should help.

2.22.7 CPU Utilization (%)

For UNIX-based platforms, this metric represents the amount of CPU utilization as a percentage of total CPU processing power available.

For Windows, this metric represents the percentage of time the CPU spends to execute a non-Idle thread. CPU Utilization (%) is the primary indicator of processor activity.

Table 2-45 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

80

95

CPU Utilization is %value%%%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics
HP pstat_getdynamic(), pstat_getprocessor(), pstat_getproc(), pstat_getstatic(), getutent(), pstat_getvminfo() system calls
Linux uptime, free, getconf, ps, iostat, sar, w OS commands; /proc/stat
HP Tru64 table() system call, uptime, vmstat, psrinfo, ps, who, swapon OS commands
IBM AIX oracle_kstat(), getutent(), getproc(), sysconf() system calls
Windows performance data counters

User Action

An abnormally high value (determined on the basis of historical data) indicates that the system is under heavy load. If the value is consistently high, consider reducing the load on the system.

2.22.8 Free Logical Memory (%)

This metric represents logical free memory in a system (discounting memory used for filesystem buffers). Note that this memory can potentially be freed, and may not be available immediately.

Table 2-46 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

not defined

not defined

Logical Free Memory, %value%%%, gone below warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

Linux: /proc/meminfo

AIX: libperfstat

User Action

A very low value (determined on the basis of historical data) indicates that the system is running out of RAM and this could be due to one or more of the following reasons. The first is that there is more than the planned number of processes running on the system. The second is that the processes are taking a lot more memory than expected. The third reason is that a specific process is leaking memory consistently.

2.22.9 Free Memory (%)

This metric represents logical free memory in a system (discounting memory used for filesystem buffers). Note that this memory can potentially be freed, and may not be available immediately.

Table 2-47 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Free Memory, %value%%%, gone below warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics
HP pstat_getdynamic(), pstat_getprocessor(), pstat_getproc(), pstat_getstatic(), getutent(), pstat_getvminfo() system calls
Linux uptime, free, getconf, ps, iostat, sar, w OS commands; /proc/stat
HP Tru64 table() system call, uptime, vmstat, psrinfo, ps, who, swapon OS commands
IBM AIX oracle_kstat(), getutent(), getproc(), sysconf() system calls
Windows Windows API

User Action

On Linux OS this value might always be close to 0%. Please refer Free logical memory (%) for actual free memory that is available for the users. User should not take any action based on the value of this metric

2.22.10 Free Memory, Kilobytes

This metric represents the amount of free memory in kilobytes.

Table 2-48 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

not defined

not defined

Free Memory Size %value%, gone below the warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.22.11 Longest Service Time (ms)

This metric represents the maximum of the average service time of all disks. Units are represented in milliseconds.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Seconds

Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics
HP pstat_getdynamic(), pstat_getprocessor(), pstat_getproc(), pstat_getstatic(), getutent(), pstat_getvminfo() system calls
Linux uptime, free, getconf, ps, iostat, sar, w OS commands; /proc/stat
HP Tru64 table() system call, uptime, vmstat, psrinfo, ps, who, swapon OS commands
IBM AIX oracle_kstat(), getutent(), getproc(), sysconf() system calls
Windows Not available

2.22.12 Memory Page Scan Rate (per second)

For UNIX-based systems, this metric represents the number of pages per second scanned by the page stealing daemon.

For Windows, this metric represents the rate at which pages are read from or written to disk to resolve hard page faults. The metric is a primary indicator of the kinds of faults that cause system-wide delays.

Table 2-49 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Page scan rate is %value% /sec, crossed warning (%warning_threshold% /sec) or critical (%critical_threshold% /sec) threshold.


Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics
HP pstat_getdynamic(), pstat_getprocessor(), pstat_getproc(), pstat_getstatic(), getutent(), pstat_getvminfo() system calls
Linux uptime, free, getconf, ps, iostat, sar, w OS commands; /proc/stat
HP Tru64 table() system call, uptime, vmstat, psrinfo, ps, who, swapon OS commands
IBM AIX oracle_kstat(), getutent(), getproc(), sysconf() system calls
Windows performance data counters

User Action

If this number is zero or close to zero, then you can be sure the system has sufficient memory. If scan rate is always high, then adding memory will definitely help.

2.22.13 Memory Utilization (%)

This metric represents the amount of used memory as a percentage of total memory.

Table 2-50 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

80

95

Memory Utilization is %value%%%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics
HP pstat_getdynamic(), pstat_getprocessor(), pstat_getproc(), pstat_getstatic(), getutent(), pstat_getvminfo() system calls
Linux uptime, free, getconf, ps, iostat, sar, w OS commands; /proc/stat
HP Tru64 table() system call, uptime, vmstat, psrinfo, ps, who, swapon OS commands
IBM AIX oracle_kstat(), getutent(), getproc(), sysconf() system calls
Windows Windows API

User Action

On Linux OS this value might always be close to 100%. Please refer to Free logical memory (%) for actual free memory that is available for the users. User should not take any action based on the value of this metric.

2.22.14 Page Transfers Rate

This metric indicates the rate at which pages are read from or written to disk to resolve hard page faults. It is a primary indicator of the kinds of faults that cause system wide delays. It is counted in numbers of pages. It includes pages retrieved to satisfy faults in the file system cache (usually requested by applications) non-cached mapped memory files.

This metric is available only on Windows.

Data Source

The data sources for this metric are Windows Performance counters.

User Action

High transfer rates indicate a memory contention. Adding memory would help.

2.22.15 Run Queue Length (1 minute average)

This metric represents the average number of processes in memory and subject to be run in the last interval. This metric checks the run queue.

This metric is not available on Windows.

Table 2-51 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

CPU Load (Run Queue Length averaged over 1 minute) is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics
HP pstat_getdynamic(), pstat_getprocessor(), pstat_getproc(), pstat_getstatic(), getutent(), pstat_getvminfo() system calls
Linux uptime, free, getconf, ps, iostat, sar, w OS commands; /proc/stat
HP Tru64 table() system call, uptime, vmstat, psrinfo, ps, who, swapon OS commands
IBM AIX oracle_kstat(), getutent(), getproc(), sysconf() system calls

User Action

Check the load on the system using the UNIX uptime or top commands. Also, check for processes using too much CPU time by using the top and ps -ef commands. Note that the issue may be a large number of instances of one or more processes, rather than a few processes each taking up a large amount of CPU time. Kill processes using excessive CPU time.

2.22.16 Run Queue Length (5 minute average)

This metric represents the average number of processes in memory and subject to be run in the last interval. This metric checks the run queue.

This metric is not available on Windows.

Table 2-52 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

CPU Load (Run Queue Length averaged over 5 minutes) is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics
HP pstat_getdynamic(), pstat_getprocessor(), pstat_getproc(), pstat_getstatic(), getutent(), pstat_getvminfo() system calls
Linux uptime, free, getconf, ps, iostat, sar, w OS commands; /proc/stat
HP Tru64 table() system call, uptime, vmstat, psrinfo, ps, who, swapon OS commands
IBM AIX oracle_kstat(), getutent(), getproc(), sysconf() system calls

User Action

Check the load on the system using the UNIX uptime or top commands. Also, check for processes using too much CPU time by using the top and ps -ef commands. Note that the issue may be a large number of instances of one or more processes, rather than a few processes each taking up a large amount of CPU time. Kill processes using excessive CPU time.

2.22.17 Run Queue Length (15 minute average)

This metric represents the average number of processes in memory and subject to be run in the last interval. This metric checks the run queue.

This metric is not available on Windows.

Table 2-53 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

CPU Load (Run Queue Length averaged over 15 minutes) is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics
HP pstat_getdynamic(), pstat_getprocessor(), pstat_getproc(), pstat_getstatic(), getutent(), pstat_getvminfo() system calls
Linux uptime, free, getconf, ps, iostat, sar, w OS commands; /proc/stat
HP Tru64 table() system call, uptime, vmstat, psrinfo, ps, who, swapon OS commands
IBM AIX oracle_kstat(), getutent(), getproc(), sysconf() system calls

User Action

Check the load on the system using the UNIX uptime or top commands. Also, check for processes using too much CPU time by using the top and ps -ef commands. Note that the issue may be a large number of instances of one or more processes, rather than a few processes each taking up a large amount of CPU time. Kill processes using excessive CPU time.

2.22.18 Swap Free (KB)

This metric represents the amount of free swap space available (in KB).

Table 2-54 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Free Swap, %value% KB, gone below warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.22.19 Swap Utilization (%)

For UNIX-based platforms, this metric represents the percentage of swapped memory in use for the last interval.

For Windows, this metric represents the percentage of page file instance used.

Table 2-55 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

80

95

Swap Utilization is %value%%%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics
HP pstat_getdynamic(), pstat_getprocessor(), pstat_getproc(), pstat_getstatic(), getutent(), pstat_getvminfo() system calls
Linux uptime, free, getconf, ps, iostat, sar, w OS commands; /proc/stat
HP Tru64 table() system call, uptime, vmstat, psrinfo, ps, who, swapon OS commands
IBM AIX oracle_kstat(), getutent(), getproc(), sysconf() system calls
Windows Windows API and Performance data counters

User Action

For UNIX-based platforms, check the swap usage using the UNIX top command or the Solaris swap -l command. Additional swap can be added to an existing file system by creating a swap file and then adding the file to the system swap pool. (See documentation for your UNIX OS). If swap is mounted on /tmp, space can be freed by removing any junk files in /tmp. If it is not possible to add file system swap or free up enough space, additional swap will have to be added by adding a raw disk partition to the swap pool. See UNIX documentation for procedures.

For Windows, check the page file usage and add an additional page file if current limits are insufficient.

2.22.20 Swap Utilization, Kilobytes

For UNIX-based platforms, this metric represents the amount of swapped memory in use for the last interval.

For Windows, this metric represents the amount of page file instance used.

Table 2-56 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

80

95

Swap Utilization %value% KB, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.22.21 Total Processes

This metric represents the total number of processes currently running on the system. This metric checks the number of processes running on the system.

Table 2-57 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Number of processes is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics
HP pstat_getdynamic(), pstat_getprocessor(), pstat_getproc(), pstat_getstatic(), getutent(), pstat_getvminfo() system calls
Linux uptime, free, getconf, ps, iostat, sar, w OS commands; /proc/stat
HP Tru64 table() system call, uptime, vmstat, psrinfo, ps, who, swapon OS commands
IBM AIX oracle_kstat(), getutent(), getproc(), sysconf() system calls
Windows performance data counters

User Action

An abnormally high value (determined on the basis of historical data) indicates that the system is under heavy load. If the value is consistently high, consider reducing the load on the system by stopping the number of processes.

2.22.22 Total Swap, Kilobytes

Total amount of page file space available to be allocated by processes. Paging files are shared by all processes and the lack of space in paging files can prevent processes from allocating memory.

This metric is available only on Windows.

Data Source

Performance Data counters and Windows API GlobalMemoryStatusEx

User Action

An abnormally high value (determined on the basis of historical data) indicates that the system is doing a lot of swapping by moving data either to or from the disk. This typically will slow down the system because of the relatively slower access to the disk. The reason for this could be one or more of the following:

  • There are many processes running on the system competing for a limited RAM and this results in more swapping. User can try to reduce the load by stopping some process

  • A process occupying more memory than expected leading to a shortage of available memory

Typically these kinds of problems are solved by adding more RAM.

2.22.23 Total Users

This metric represents the total number of users currently logged into the system. This metric checks the number of users running on the system.

Table 2-58 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

not defined

not defined

Number of users is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics
HP pstat_getdynamic(), pstat_getprocessor(), pstat_getproc(), pstat_getstatic(), getutent(), pstat_getvminfo() system calls
Linux uptime, free, getconf, ps, iostat, sar, w OS commands; /proc/stat
HP Tru64 table() system call, uptime, vmstat, psrinfo, ps, who, swapon OS commands
IBM AIX oracle_kstat(), getutent(), getproc(), sysconf() system calls
Windows not available

User Action

An abnormally high value (determined on the basis of historical data) indicates that the system is under heavy load. If the value is consistently high, consider reducing the load on the system by restricting or removing active users from the system.

2.22.24 Used Swap, Kilobytes

This metric represents the size in kilobytes of the page file instance used.

This metric is available only on Windows.

Data Source

Performance Data counters and Windows API GlobalMemoryStatusEx.

User Action

An abnormally high value (determined on the basis of historical data) indicates that the system is doing a lot of swapping by moving data either to or from the disk. This typically will slow down the system because of the relatively slower access to the disk. The reason for this could be one or more of the following:

  • There are many processes running on the system competing for a limited RAM and this results in more swapping. User can try to reduce the load by stopping some process

  • A process occupying more memory than expected leading to a shortage of available memory

Typically these kinds of problems are solved by adding more RAM.

2.23 Log File Monitor

The Log File Monitor metric category allows the operator to monitor one or more log files for the occurrence of one or more perl patterns in the content. In addition, the operator can specify a perl pattern to be ignored for the log file. Periodic scanning will be performed against new content added since the last scan, lines matching the ignore pattern will be ignored first, then lines matching specified match patterns will result in one record being uploaded to the repository for each pattern. The user can set a threshold against the number of lines matching this pattern. File rotation will be handled within the given file.

2.23.1 Log File Pattern Matched Content

This metric returns the actual content if this file has been specifically registered for content uploading, else it will return the count of lines that matched the pattern specified.

The operator can list the names of files or directories to be never monitored in EMDROOT/sysman/config/lfm_efiles file. The operator can list the names of the files or directories whose contents can be uploaded into Oracle Management Repository in EMDROOT/sysman/config/lfm_ifiles file.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

Oracle provided perl program that scans files for the occurrence of user specified perl patterns.

User Action

None.

2.23.2 Log File Pattern Matched Line Count

This metric returns the number of lines matching the pattern specified in this file. Setting warning or critical thresholds against this column for a specific {log file name, match pattern in perl, ignore pattern in perl} triggers the monitoring of specified criteria against this log file.

Table 2-59 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

%log_file_message% Crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Log File Name", "Match Pattern in Perl", "Ignore Pattern in Perl", and "Time Stamp" objects.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any unique combination of "Log File Name", "Match Pattern in Perl", "Ignore Pattern in Perl", and "Time Stamp" objects, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Log File Name", "Match Pattern in Perl", "Ignore Pattern in Perl", and "Time Stamp" objects, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

Oracle supplied perl program monitors the log files for user specified criteria.

User Action

None.

2.24 LPAR Performance on AIX

This metric category provides infomation about Logical Partitioning (LPAR) performance on IBM AIX systems.

2.24.1 User %

This metric represents the percentage of the entitled processing capacity used while executing at the user level (application).

Table 2-60 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

AIX 5.3.0.0, 6.1.0.0, 7.1.0.0

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

CPU in user mode for LPAR Performance metric is %value%%%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.24.2 Sys %

This metric represents the percentage of the entitled processing capacity used while executing at the system level (kernel).

Table 2-61 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

CPU in sys mode for LPAR Performance metric is %value%%%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.24.3 Wait %

This metric represents the percentage of the entitled processing capacity unused while the partition was idle and had outstanding disk I/O request(s).

Table 2-62 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

CPU in wait mode for LPAR Performance metric is %value%%%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.24.4 Idle %

This metric represents the percentage of the entitled processing capacity unused while the partition was idle and did not have any outstanding disk I/O request.

Table 2-63 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

CPU in idle mode for LPAR Performance metric is %value%%%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.24.5 Physical Processor Consumed

This metric represents the number of physical processors consumed.

Table 2-64 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Physical Processor Consumed is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.24.6 Entitlement consumed (%)

This metric represents the percentage of the LPAR's CPU entitlement consumed.

Table 2-65 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Entitlement consumed is is %value%%%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.25 Memory Devices

The Memory Devices metric category monitors the status of memory devices configured in the system.

2.25.1 Bank Location

This metric represents the bank location name of the memory device, when applicable.

This metric is available only on Dell Poweredge Linux Systems.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: memoryDeviceStatus (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1100.50.1.5)

User Action

None.

2.25.2 Location

This metric represents the location name of the memory device, for example, "DIMM A".

This metric is available only on Dell Poweredge Linux Systems.

Metric Value Meaning (per SNMP MIB)
1 Other (not one of the following)
2 Unknown
3 Normal
4 Warning
5 Critical
6 Non-Recoverable

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: memoryDeviceStatus (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1100.50.1.5)

User Action

None.

2.25.3 Memory Status

This metric represents the status of the memory device.

This metric is available only on Dell Poweredge Linux Systems.

The following table lists the possible values for the metric and their meaning.

Metric Value Meaning (per SNMP MIB)
1 Other (not one of the following)
2 Unknown
3 Normal
4 Warning
5 Critical
6 Non-Recoverable

Table 2-66 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

4

5

Status of Memory(Object identifier:1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1100.50.1.5) at bank location %MemoryBankLocation% and location %MemoryLocation% is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold. Status message is %MemoryStatus%


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Chassis" and "Index" objects.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any unique combination of "Chassis" and "Index" objects, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Chassis" and "Index" objects, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: memoryDeviceStatus (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1100.50.1.5)

User Action

None.

2.25.4 Size

This metric represents the size, in kilobytes, of the memory device.

This metric is available only on Dell Poweredge Linux Systems.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: memoryDeviceSize (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1100.50.1.14)

User Action

None.

2.25.5 Type

This metric represents the type of the memory device.

This metric is available only on Dell Poweredge Linux Systems.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: memoryDeviceSize (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1100.50.1.14)

User Action

None.

2.26 Message and Semaphore Activity

The Message and Semaphore Activity metric category provides information about the message and semaphore activity of the host system being monitored.

2.26.1 msgrcv() System Calls (per second)

This metric represents the number of msgrcv system calls made per second. The msgrcv system call reads a message from one queue to another user-defined queue.

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
HP Tru64 ipcs command
IBM AIX sar command

User Action

None.

2.26.2 semop() System Calls (per second)

This metric represents the number of semop system calls made per second. The semop system call is used to perform semaphore operations on a set of semaphores.

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
HP Tru64 ipcs command
IBM AIX sar command

User Action

None.

2.27 Network Interfaces

2.27.1 Network Interface Collisions (%)

This metric represents the number of collisions per second. This metric checks the rate of collisions on the network interface specified by the network device names parameter, such as le0 or * (for all network interfaces).

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Table 2-67 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

Linux

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Network Interface Collisions (%%) for %keyvalue% is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% (%%)) or critical (%critical_threshold% (%%)) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel memory structures (kstat)
HP netstat, lanscan, and lanadmin commands
Linux netstat command and /proc/net/dev
HP Tru64 netstat command
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call

User Action

Use the OS netstat -i command to check the performance of the interface. Also, check the system messages file for messages relating to duplex setting by using the OS grep -i command and searching for the word 'duplex'.

2.27.2 Network Interface Combined Utilization (%)

This metric represents the percentage of network bandwidth being used by reading and writing from and to the network for full-duplex network connections.

Table 2-68 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Network utilization for %keyvalue% is %value%%%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each "Network Interface Name" object.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any "Network Interface Name" object, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each "Network Interface Name" object, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel memory structures (kstat)
HP netstat, lanscan, and lanadmin commands
Linux netstat command and /proc/net/dev
HP Tru64 netstat command
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows not available

User Action

Use the OS netstat -i command to check the performance of the interface. Also, check the system messages file for messages relating to duplex setting by using the OS grep -i command and searching for the word 'duplex'.

2.27.3 Network Interface Input Errors (%)

This metric represents the number of input errors, per second, encountered on the device for unsuccessful reception due to hardware/network errors. This metric checks the rate of input errors on the network interface specified by the network device names parameter, such as le0 or * (for all network interfaces).

Target Version Collection Frequency
Pages Paged-in (per second) is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold. Every 15 Minutes

Table 2-69 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

Linux

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Network Interface Input Errors (%%) for %keyvalue% is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% (%%)) or critical (%critical_threshold% (%%)) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel memory structures (kstat)
HP netstat, lanscan, and lanadmin commands
Linux netstat command and /proc/net/dev
HP Tru64 netstat command
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call

User Action

Use the OS netstat -i command to check the performance of the interface. Also, check the system messages file for messages relating to duplex setting by using the OS grep -i command and searching for the word 'duplex'.

2.27.4 Network Interface Output Errors (%)

Represents the number of output errors per second. This metric checks the rate of output errors on the network interface specified by the network device names parameter, such as le0 or * (for all network interfaces).

Target Version Collection Frequency
All versions Every 15 Minutes

Table 2-70 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

Linux

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Network Interface Output Errors (%%) for %keyvalue% is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% (%%)) or critical (%critical_threshold% (%%)) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel memory structures (kstat)
HP netstat, lanscan, and lanadmin commands
Linux netstat command and /proc/net/dev
HP Tru64 netstat command
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call

User Action

Use the OS netstat -i command to check the performance of the interface. Also, check the system messages file for messages relating to duplex setting by using the OS grep -i command and searching for the word 'duplex'.

2.27.5 Network Interface Read (MB/s)

This metric represents the amount of megabytes per second read from the specific interface.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Sun Solaris, AIX, HP-UX Every 15 Minutes

Table 2-71 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

Linux

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Network Interface Read (MB/s) for %keyvalue% is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% MB/sec) or critical (%critical_threshold% MB/sec) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel memory structures (kstat)
HP netstat, lanscan, and lanadmin commands
Linux netstat command and /proc/net/dev
IBM AIX perfstat system call

User Action

Use the OS netstat -i command to check the performance of the interface. Also, check the system messages file for messages relating to duplex setting by using the OS grep -i command and searching for the word 'duplex'.

2.27.6 Network Interface Read Utilization (%)

This metric represents the amount of network bandwidth being used for reading from the network as a percentage of total read capacity.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Sun Solaris, AIX, HP-UX Every 15 Minutes

Table 2-72 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

Linux

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Network Interface Read Utilization (%%) for %keyvalue% is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% (%%)) or critical (%critical_threshold% (%%)) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel memory structures (kstat)
HP netstat, lanscan, and lanadmin commands
Linux netstat command and /proc/net/dev
IBM AIX perfstat system call

User Action

Use the OS netstat -i command to check the performance of the interface. Also, check the system messages file for messages relating to duplex setting by using the OS grep -i command and searching for the word 'duplex'.

2.27.7 Network Interface Total Error Rate (%)

This metric represents the number of total errors per second, encountered on the network interface. It is the rate of read and write errors encountered on the network interface.

Table 2-73 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Network Error Rate for %keyvalue% is %value%%%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each "Network Interface Name" object.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any "Network Interface Name" object, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each "Network Interface Name" object, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

It is computed as the sum of Network Interface Input Errors (%) and Network Interface Output Errors (%).

User Action

Use the OS netstat -i command to check the performance of the interface. Also, check the system messages file for messages relating to duplex setting by using the OS grep -i command and searching for the word 'duplex'.

2.27.8 Network Interface Total I/O Rate (MB/sec)

This metric represents the total I/O rate on the network interface. It is measured as the sum of Network Interface Read (MB/s) and Network Interface Write (MB/s).

Table 2-74 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Network I/O Rate for %keyvalue% is %value%MB/Sec, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%MB/Sec) or critical (%critical_threshold%MB/Sec) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each "Network Interface Name" object.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any "Network Interface Name" object, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each "Network Interface Name" object, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

It is computed as the sum of Network Interface Read (MB/s) and Network Interface Write (MB/s).

User Action

Use the OS netstat -i command to check the performance of the interface. Also, check the system messages file for messages relating to duplex setting by using the OS grep -i command and searching for the word 'duplex'.

2.27.9 Network Interface Write (MB/s)

This metric represents the amount of megabytes per second written to the specific interface.

Metric Summary

The following table shows how often the metric's value is collected.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Sun Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Windows Every 15 Minutes

Table 2-75 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

Linux

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Network Interface Write (MB/s) for %keyvalue% is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% (MB/s)) or critical (%critical_threshold% (MB/s)) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel memory structures (kstat)
HP netstat, lanscan, and lanadmin commands
Linux netstat command and /proc/net/dev
HP Tru64 netstat command
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows not available

User Action

Use the OS netstat -i command to check the performance of the interface. Also, check the system messages file for messages relating to duplex setting by using the OS grep -i command and searching for the word 'duplex'.

2.27.10 Network Interface Write Utilization (%)

This metric represents the amount of network bandwidth being used for writing to the network as a percentage of total read capacity.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Sun Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Windows Every 15 Minutes

Table 2-76 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

Linux

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Network Interface Write Utilization (%%) for %keyvalue% is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% (%%)) or critical (%critical_threshold% (%%)) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel memory structures (kstat)
HP netstat, lanscan, and lanadmin commands
Linux netstat command and /proc/net/dev
HP Tru64 not available
IBM AIX perfstat system call
Windows not available

User Action

Use the OS netstat -i command to check the performance of the interface. Also, check the system messages file for messages relating to duplex setting by using the OS grep -i command and searching for the word 'duplex'.

2.28 Network Interface Bonds

This metric category relates to bonded network interface cards. Slave interface cards have the same information as bonded cards.

2.28.1 Bond Name

Name of the bond.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.28.2 Mode of the Bond

Mode of the bonds. This can be balance-alb.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.28.3 Options of the Bond

Options/properties of the bond. This can be something like "miimon=100 max_bonds=4."

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.28.4 Primary Slave

Primary slave of the bond. The Network Interface Card which is the primary slave of the bond.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.28.5 Secondary Slaves

Comma separated list of secondary slaves.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.29 Network Interface Count

This metric category relates to network interface cards, both unbonded and bonded interface cards. Slave interface cards have the same information as bonded cards.

2.29.1 BroadCast Address

Broadcast address of the local area network.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

ifconfig

User Action

None.

2.29.2 Default Gateway

Default gateway configured for this host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

ifconfig

User Action

None.

2.29.3 Description

A description of the Network Interface Card.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

ifconfig

User Action

None.

2.29.4 Is DHCP Enabled

This metric represents whether this Network Interface Card (NIC) is configured for dynamic or static ip addresses

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

ifconfig

User Action

None.

2.29.5 Flags

Network interface card's Flags

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

ifconfig

User Action

None.

2.29.6 Hostname Aliases

This represents the aliases for the host corresponding to this Network Interface Card.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

arp

User Action

None.

2.29.7 IP Address

IP address associated with this Network Interface Card. This is supposed to be an IPV4 address.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

ifconfig

User Action

None.

2.29.8 IPV6 Addresses

This is a comma-separated list of IPV6 addresses.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

ifconfig

User Action

None.

2.29.9 MAC Address

Hardware address of the Network Interface Card.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

ifconfig

User Action

None.

2.29.10 NetMask

This is the subnet mask inet address.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

ifconfig

User Action

None.

2.29.11 Maximum Transfer Unit

Maximum packet size that to be sent it from this Network Interface Card. This is in bytes.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

ifconfig

User Action

None.

2.29.12 Name

Network interface card name.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

ifconfig

User Action

None.

2.30 Network Interfaces Summary

The Network Interfaces Summary metric category provides information about all network interfaces.

2.30.1 All Network Interfaces Read Rate (MB/sec)

This metric represents the amount of megabytes per second read from all the network interfaces.

Table 2-77 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Total Network Interface Read (MB/s) for is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% MB/sec) or critical (%critical_threshold% MB/sec) threshold.


2.30.2 All Network Interfaces Total I/O Rate (MB/sec)

This metric represents the total I/O rate on all the network interfaces. It is measured as the sum of All Network Interfaces Write Rate (MB/sec) and All Network Interfaces Read Rate (MB/sec).

Table 2-78 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Total Network Interface Read/Write (MB/s) for is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% MB/sec) or critical (%critical_threshold% MB/sec) threshold.


2.30.3 All Network Interfaces Write Rate (MB/sec)

This metric represents the amount of megabytes per second written to all the interfaces.

Table 2-79 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Network Interface Write (MB/s) for %keyvalue% is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% (MB/s)) or critical (%critical_threshold% (MB/s)) threshold.


2.31 Operating System

This metric category contains the operating summary information. There will be one row per host.

2.31.1 Address Length (Bits)

This is the OS address length. This is either 32 bit or 64 bit.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

uname -a

User Action

None.

2.31.2 Base Version

Base version of the OS

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

uname -a

User Action

None.

2.31.3 Is DB Machine Member

When the host is a member Database Machine, this column has a value of 1.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

uname -a

User Action

None.

2.31.4 Default OS Run Level

Default Run level of the OS running on the host. Whenever the OS is booted, it will be booted to this run level.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

uname -a

User Action

None.

2.31.5 Distribution Version

This is only applicable for Linux. Represents OS distributed version

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

uname -a

User Action

None.

2.31.6 Max Swap Space (MB)

This represents Maximum swap space available for the OS.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

uname -a

User Action

None.

2.31.7 Name

Name of the OS

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/etc/enterprise-release for OEL

/etc/redhat-release for redhat

/etc/UnitedLinux-release

/etc/SuSE-release

User Action

None.

2.31.8 Platform ID

This is the platform id number

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

uname -a

User Action

None.

2.31.9 Update Level

Latest update level of this OS

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

uname -a

User Action

None.

2.31.10 Vendor Name

This represents the OS vendor name.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/etc/enterprise-release for OEL

/etc/redhat-release for redhat

/etc/UnitedLinux-release

User Action

None.

2.32 Operating System Components

This metric stores the information about OS components, including Patches, Bundles, and Packages.

2.32.1 Description

Description of the component

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/rpm

User Action

None.

2.32.2 Installation Date

Installation date of the component.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/rpm

User Action

None.

2.32.3 Name

Name of the OS component.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/rpm

User Action

None.

2.32.4 Type

Type of OS components. This can be Patch, Bundle, Package.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/rpm

User Action

None.

2.32.5 Version

Version of the component.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/rpm

User Action

None.

2.33 Operating System Properties

This metric lists some of the OS properties, including OPEN_MAX, Semaphore values, and kernel.pid_max.

2.33.1 Name

Name of configuration variable of the OS, for example OPEN_MAX.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/getconf, ulimit

2.33.2 Source

This is the source of the property info. This can be similar to /sbin/sysctl or /usr/bin/getconf.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/getconf , ulimit

2.33.3 Value

This is the value of the property.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/getconf , ulimit

2.34 Operating System Registered Software

This metric contains details of all the OS Registered Software.

2.34.1 Description

Any vendor description for the software.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/rpm

User Action

Informational only.

2.34.2 ID

ID of Software installed in the host. Only applicable for NT/Windows.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/rpm

User Action

Informational only.

2.34.3 Installation Date

Installation date of the software.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/rpm

User Action

Informational only.

2.34.4 Installed Location

The location where the software is installed.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/rpm

User Action

Informational only.

2.34.5 Media Type

Installation or distribution source of the installed product. For example, the package name, bundling application, or distro.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/rpm

User Action

Informational only.

2.34.6 Name

Name of installed software.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/rpm

User Action

Informational only.

2.34.7 Vendor Name

Vendor who provided the software

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/rpm

User Action

Informational only.

2.34.8 Vendor Specific Information

Anything related to software

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/rpm

User Action

Informational only.

2.34.9 Version

Any vendor description for the software.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/rpm

User Action

Informational only.

2.34.10 Virtual Machine

Represents the Solaris zone name in which the product is installed.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/rpm

User Action

Informational only.

2.34.11 Parent Product Identifier

Parent ID of the installed product. Applicable to the Sun Service Tag product taxonomy

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/rpm

User Action

Informational only.

2.34.12 Product Parent Name

Descriptive parent name of the installed product. Applicable to the Sun Service Tag product taxonomy

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/rpm

User Action

Informational only.

2.34.13 Software Architecture

CPU/OS architecture the application is designed to run on e.g., Solaris SPARC (64bit)

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

/bin/rpm

User Action

Informational only.

2.35 Operating System ULIMITS

This metric category contains details of the operating system ULIMITS.

2.35.1 CoreDump (blocks)

Limits the size of a "core" file left behind when a process encounters a segmentation fault or other unexpected fatal error.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.35.2 Time (seconds)

Maximum CPU time a process can use before it get terminated. CPU time is the amount of time the CPU actual spends executing processor instructions and is often much less than the total program "runs time".

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.35.3 Data (kbytes)

Limits the amount of memory that a process can allocate on the heap, as with malloc, calloc, C++ "new," and most object creation in higher-level languages. Specified in kilobytes.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.35.4 File (blocks)

Maximum size of the file a process can create. Number will be in 512 bytes (one block).

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.35.5 NoFiles (descriptors)

This number represents maximum number of files that can be opened at a time.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.35.6 Stack (kbytes)

Limits the amount of memory a process can allocate on the stack, as in the case of local variables in C, C++, and many other languages.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.35.7 Virtual Mem (kbytes)

Maximum memory that can be allocated to a process. This includes all types of memory, including the stack, the heap, and memory-mapped files Attempts to allocate memory in excess of this limit will fail with an out-of-memory error.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.36 Oracle Engineered Systems

This metric category provides information about Solaris Engineered Systems. These configuration metrics are not available from the All Metrics page of the Cloud Control console.

To view the Oracle Engineered Systems configuration metrics:

  1. From the Cloud Control UI, select your Host target type.

  2. Right-click the target type name, and select Configuration, then select Last Collected.

    The metrics appear under Latest Configuration.

    Note:

    These metrics are supported for Solaris hosts only.

    Configuration history is turned off for all these metrics but configuration comparison is available.

2.36.1 Engineered System Identifier

This metric displays the Oracle Engineered System Identifier. This is the serial number of the Engineered System specified during production.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

rack/serial_number property from the oes/id Oracle Solaris Service Management Facility (SMF) service.

User Action

Informational only.

2.36.2 Engineered System Name

This metric displays the Oracle Engineered system name and optionally the build ID.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

oes/type and configuration/build properties from the oes/id SMF service.

User Action

Informational only.

2.36.3 Engineered System Version

This metric can display the hardware or software version, revision or other details associated with this Engineered system.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

oes/node, configuration/name and configuration/domain_type properties from the oes/id SMF service.

User Action

Informational only.

2.37 Paging Activity

The Paging Activity metric category provides the amount of paging activity on the system.

2.37.1 Active Pages

This metric displays the number of active pages.

Table 2-80 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

Linux

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Active Pages are %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold.


2.37.2 Address Translation Page Faults (per second)

This metric represents the minor page faults by way of hat_fault() per second. This metric checks the number of faults for the CPU(s) specified by the Host CPU(s) parameter, such as cpu_stat0 or * (for all CPUs on the system).

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class misc cpu_stat)
HP pstat_getvminfo() system call
HP Tru64 table() system call and vmstat command
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call

User Action

Informational only.

2.37.3 Cache Faults (per second)

The Cache Faults/sec is the rate at which faults occur when a page sought in the file system cache is not found and must be retrieved from elsewhere in memory (a soft fault) or from disk (a hard fault). The file system cache is an area of physical memory that stores recently used pages of data for applications. Cache activity is a reliable indicator of most application I/O operations. This metric shows the number of faults, without regard for the number of pages faulted in each operation.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Windows Performance Data counters

User Action

Informational only.

2.37.4 Copy-on-write Faults (per second)

Copy-on-Write faults/sec is the rate at which page faults are caused by attempts to write that have been satisfied by coping of the page from elsewhere in physical memory. This is an economical way of sharing data since pages are only copied when they are written to; otherwise, the page is shared. This metric shows the number of copies, without regard for the number of pages copied in each operation.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Windows Performance Data counters

User Action

Informational only

2.37.5 Demand Zero Faults (per second)

Demand Zero Faults/sec is the rate at which a zeroed page is required to satisfy the fault. Zeroed pages, pages emptied of previously stored data and filled with zeros, are a security feature of Windows that prevent processes from seeing data stored by earlier processes that used the memory space. Windows maintains a list of zeroed pages to accelerate this process. This metric shows the number of faults, without regard to the number of pages retrieved to satisfy the fault.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Windows Performance Data counters

User Action

Informational only.

2.37.6 igets with Page Flushes(%)

This metric represents the percentage of UFS inodes taken off the freelist by iget which had reusable pages associated with them. These pages are flushed and cannot be reclaimed by processes.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class misc cpu_stat)
HP pstat_getvminfo system call
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call

User Action

Informational only.

2.37.7 Page Faults (per second)

Page Faults/sec is the average number of pages faulted per second. It is measured in number of pages faulted per second because only one page is faulted in each fault operation, hence this is also equal to the number of page fault operations. This metric includes both hard faults (those that require disk access) and soft faults (where the faulted page is found elsewhere in physical memory.) Most processors can handle large numbers of soft faults without significant consequence. However, hard faults, which require disk access, can cause significant delays.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Windows Performance Data Counters

User Action

Informational only.

2.37.8 Page Faults from Software Lock Requests

This metric represents the number of protection faults per second. These faults occur when a program attempts to access memory it should not access, receives a segmentation violation signal, and dumps a core file. This metric checks the number of faults for the CPU(s) specified by the Host CPU(s) parameter, such as cpu_stat0 or * (for all CPUs on the system).

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class misc cpu_stat)
HP pstat_getvminfo system call
HP Tru64 table() system call and vmstat command
IBM AIX perfstat system call

User Action

Informational only.

2.37.9 Page-in Requests (per second)

For UNIX-based systems, represents the number of page read ins per second (read from disk to resolve fault memory references) by the virtual memory manager. Along with Page Outs, this statistic represents the amount of real I/O initiated by the virtual memory manager. This metric checks the number of page read ins for the CPU(s) specified by the Host CPU(s) parameter, such as cpu_stat0 or * (for all CPUs on the system).For Windows, this metric is the rate at which the disk was read to resolve hard page faults. It shows the number of reads operations, without regard to the number of pages retrieved in each operation. Hard page faults occur when a process references a page in virtual memory that is not in working set or elsewhere in physical memory, and must be retrieved from disk. This metric is a primary indicator of the kinds of faults that cause system wide delays. It includes read operations to satisfy faults in the file system cache (usually requested by applications) and in non-cached mapped memory files.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class misc cpu_stat)
HP pstat_getvminfo system call
HP Tru64 table() system call and vmstat command
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows performance data counters

User Action

Informational only.

2.37.10 Page-Out Requests (per second)

For UNIX-based systems, represents the number of page write outs to disk per second. This metric checks the number of page write outs for the CPU(s) specified by the Host CPU(s) parameter, such as cpu_stat0 or * (for all CPUs on the system).For Windows, this metric is the rate at which pages are written to disk to free up space in physical memory. Pages are written to disk only if they are changed while in physical memory, so they are likely to hold data, not code. This metric shows write operations, without regard to the number of pages written in each operation.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class misc cpu_stat)
HP pstat_getvminfo system call
HP Tru64 vmstat command
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows performance data counters

User Action

Informational only.

2.37.11 Pages Paged-in (per second)

For UNIX-based systems, represents the number of pages paged in (read from disk to resolve fault memory references) per second. This metric checks the number of pages paged in for the CPU(s) specified by the Host CPU(s) parameter, such as cpu_stat0 or * (for all CPUs on the system).For Windows, this metric is the rate at which pages are read from disk to resolve hard page faults. Hard page faults occur when a process refers to a page in virtual memory that is not in its working set or elsewhere in physical memory, and must be retrieved from disk. When a page is faulted, the system tries to read multiple contiguous pages into memory to maximize the benefit of the read operation.

Target Version Collection Frequency
Sun Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Windows Every 15 Minutes

Table 2-81 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

Linux

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Pages Paged-in (per second) is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class misc cpu_stat)
HP pstat_getvminfo system call
Linux sar command
HP Tru64 table() system call and vmstat command
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows performance data counters

User Action

Informational only.

2.37.12 Pages Paged-out (per second)

For UNIX-based systems, represents the number of pages written out (per second) by the virtual memory manager. Along with Page Outs, this statistic represents the amount of real I/O initiated by the virtual memory manager. This metric checks the number of pages paged out for the CPU(s) specified by the Host CPU(s) parameter, such as cpu_stat0 or * (for all CPUs on the system).For Windows, this metric is the rate at which pages are written to disk to free up space in physical memory. Pages are written back to disk only if they are changed in physical memory, so they are likely to hold data, not code. A high rate of pages output might indicate a memory shortage. Windows writes more pages back to disk to free up space when physical memory is in short supply.

Table 2-82 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Pages Paged-out (per second) %value%, has crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class misc cpu_stat)
HP pstat_getvminfo() system call
Linux sar command
HP Tru64 vmstat command
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows performance data counters

User Action

Informational only.

2.37.13 Pages Put on Freelist by Page Stealing Daemon (per second)

This metric represents the number of pages that are determined unused, by the pageout daemon (also called the page stealing daemon), and put on the list of free pages.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class misc cpu_stat)
HP pstat_getvminfo system call
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call and vmstat command
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows not available

User Action

Informational only.

2.37.14 Pages Scanned by Page Stealing Daemon (per second)

This metric represents the scan rate is the number of pages per second scanned by the page stealing daemon.

Table 2-83 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Pages Paged-In (per second) %value%, has crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel statistics (class misc cpu_stat)
HP pstat_getvminfo() system call
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call and vmstat command
IBM AIX oracle_kstat() system call
Windows not available

User Action

If this number is zero or closer to zero, then you can be sure the system has sufficient memory. If the number is always high, then adding memory will definitely help.

2.37.15 Transition Faults (per second)

Transition Faults/sec is the rate at which page faults are resolved by recovering pages that were being used by another process sharing the page, or were on the modified page list or the standby list, or were being written to disk at the time of the page fault. The pages were recovered without additional disk activity. Transition faults are counted in numbers of faults; because only one page is faulted in each operation, it is also equal to the number of pages faulted.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Windows performance data counters

User Action

Informational only.

2.38 PCI Devices

The Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) Devices metric monitors the status of PCI devices.

2.38.1 Description

Descriptive name of the Dell Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) Device

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: pCIDeviceDescriptionName (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1100.80.1.9)

User Action

None.

2.38.2 Manufacturer

Name of the Dell Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) Device

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: pCIDeviceManufacturerName (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1100.80.1.8)

User Action

None.

2.38.3 PCI Device Status

Represents the status of the Dell Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) Device.

This metric is available only on Dell Poweredge Linux Systems.

The following table lists the possible values for this metric and their meaning.

Metric Value Meaning (per SNMP MIB)
1 Other (not one of the following)
2 Unknown
3 Normal
4 Warning
5 Critical
6 Non-Recoverable

Table 2-84 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

4

5

Status of PCIDevice(Object identifier:1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1100.80.1.5) is %PCIDeviceIndex% in chassis %ChassisIndex% is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.Status message is %PCIDeviceStatus%


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Chassis Index", "PCI Device Index", and "System Slot Index" objects.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any unique combination of "Chassis Index", "PCI Device Index", and "System Slot Index" objects, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Chassis Index", "PCI Device Index", and "System Slot Index" objects, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: PCIDeviceStatus (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1100.80.1.5)

User Action

None.

2.39 Physical array disks details

This metric category provides information about the array disk state.

This metric is available only on Dell Poweredge Linux Systems.

2.39.1 Combined severity status of the array disk

This metric provides the severity of the array disk state. This is the combined status of the array disk and its components.

The following table lists the possible values for this metric and their meaning.

Metric Value Meaning (per SNMP MIB)
1 Other (not one of the following)
2 Unknown
3 Normal
4 Warning
5 Critical
6 Non-Recoverable

Table 2-85 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

Linux Dell PowerEdge

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Physical devices array disk rollup status code(Object identifier:1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10893.1.20.130.4.1.23) is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.Status message is %ArrayDiskRollUpStatus%


2.40 Physical devices controller

This metric category provides information about the controller state.

This metric is available only on Dell Poweredge Linux Systems.

2.40.1 Severity status of the controller

This metric provides the severity of the controller state. This is the combined status of the controller and its components.

The following table lists the possible values for this metric and their meaning.

Metric Value Meaning (per SNMP MIB)
1 Other (not one of the following)
2 Unknown
3 Normal
4 Warning
5 Critical
6 Non-Recoverable

Table 2-86 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

Linux Dell PowerEdge

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Status of physical devices controller(Object identifier:1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10893.1.20.130.1.1.37) is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.Status message is %ControllerRollUpStatus%


2.41 Power Supplies

The Power Supplies metric monitors the status of various power supplies present in the host system.

This metric is available only on Dell Poweredge Linux Systems.

2.41.1 Location

This metric represents the location name of the power supply

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: powerSupplyLocationName (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.600.12.1.8)

User Action

None.

2.41.2 Output (Tenths of Watts)

This metric represents the maximum sustained output wattage of the power supply, in tenths of watts.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: powerSupplyOutputWatts (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.600.12.1.6)

User Action

None.

2.41.3 Power Supply Status

This metric represents the status of the power supply.

This metric is available only on Dell Poweredge Linux Systems.

The following table lists the possible values for this metric and their meaning.

Metric Value Meaning (per SNMP MIB)
1 Other (not one of the following)
2 Unknown
3 Normal
4 Warning
5 Critical
6 Non-Recoverable

Table 2-87 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

4

5

Status of Power Supply %PSIndex% in chassis %ChassisIndex% is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Chassis Index" and "Power Supply Index" objects.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any unique combination of "Chassis Index" and "Power Supply Index" objects, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Chassis Index" and "Power Supply Index" objects, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: powerSupplyStatus (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.600.12.1.5)

User Action

None.

2.42 Processes - Top

The Top Processes metric category is a listing of (up to) 20 processes that include 10 processes consuming the largest percentage of memory and 10 processes consuming the most percentage of CPU time. The processes are listed in the order of memory consumption.

2.42.1 Command and Arguments

This metric represents the command and all its arguments.

Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris ps command, for example, ps -efo args
HP ps command, for example, ps -efo args
Linux ps command, for example, ps -efo args
HP Tru64 ps command, for example, ps -efo args
IBM AIX ps command, for example, ps -efo args
Windows performance data counters

User Action

None.

2.42.2 CPU Time for Top Processes

This metric represents the CPU utilization time in seconds.

Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris ps command, for example, ps -efo time
HP ps command, for example, ps -efo time
Linux ps command, for example, ps -efo time
HP Tru64 ps command, for example, ps -efo time
IBM AIX ps command, for example, ps -efo time
Windows performance data counters

User Action

None.

2.42.3 CPU Utilization for Top Processes (%)

This metric represents the percentage of CPU time consumed by the process.

Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris ps command, for example, ps -efo pcpu
HP ps command, for example, ps -efo pmem
Linux ps command, for example, ps -efo pcpu
HP Tru64 ps command, for example, ps -efo pcpu
IBM AIX ps command, for example, ps -efo pcpu
Windows performance data counters

User Action

None.

2.42.4 Memory Utilization for Top Processes (%)

This metric represents the percentage of memory consumed by the process.

Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris ps command, for example, ps -efo pmem
HP ps command, for example, ps -efo pmem
Linux ps command, for example, ps -efo pmem
HP Tru64 ps command, for example, ps -efo pmem
IBM AIX ps command, for example, ps -efo pmem
Windows performance data counters

User Action

None.

2.42.5 Physical Memory Utilization (KB)

This metric represents the number of kilobytes of physical memory being used.

Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris kernel memory structure (class vminfo)
HP ps command
Linux ps command
HP Tru64 ps command
IBM AIX kernel memory structure (struct vminfo)
Windows Windows API

User Action

None.

2.42.6 Process User ID

This metric represents the user name that owns the process, that is, the user ID of the process being reported on.

Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris ps command, for example, ps -efo user
HP ps command
Linux ps command, for example, ps -efo user
HP Tru64 ps command, for example, ps -efo user
IBM AIX ps command, for example, ps -efo user
Windows Windows API

User Action

None.

2.42.7 Virtual Memory Utilization (KB)

This metric represents the total size of the process in virtual memory in kilobytes (KB).

Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris ps command, for example, ps -efo vsz
HP ps command, for example, ps -efo vsz
Linux ps command, for example, ps -efo vsz
HP Tru64 ps command, for example, ps -efo vsz
IBM AIX ps command, for example, ps -efo vsz
Windows Windows API

User Action

None.

2.43 Process, Inode, File Tables Statistics

The Process, Inode, File Tables Stats metric category provides information about the process, inode, and file tables status.

2.43.1 File Table Overflow Occurrences

This metric represents the number of times the system file table overflowed, that is, the number of times that the OS could not find any available entries in the table in the sampling period chosen to collect the data.

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command

User Action

None.

2.43.2 Inode Table Overflow Occurrences

This metric represents the number of times the inode table overflowed, that is, the number of times the OS could not find any available inode table entries.

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command

User Action

None.

2.43.3 Maximum Size of Inode Table

This metric represents the maximum size of the inode table.

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command

User Action

None.

2.43.4 Maximum Size of Process Table

This metric represents the maximum size of the process table.

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command

User Action

None.

2.43.5 Maximum Size of System File Table

This metric represents the maximum size of the system file table.

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command

User Action

None.

2.43.6 Number Of Allocated Disk Quota Entries

This metric represents the number of allocated disk quota entries.

Table 2-88 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Number Of Allocated Disk Quota Entries is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Linux sar command

User Action

None.

2.43.7 Number Of Queued RT Signals

This metric provides the number of queued RT signals.

Table 2-89 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Number Of Queued RT Signals is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Linux sar command

User Action

None.

2.43.8 Number Of Super Block Handlers Allocated

This metric provides the number of allocated super block handlers.

Table 2-90 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Allocated Super Block Handlers %value%%% , has crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Linux sar command

User Action

None.

2.43.9 Number Of Used File Handles

This metric represents the current size of the system file table.

Table 2-91 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Number Of Used File Handles is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Linux sar command

User Action

None.

2.43.10 Percentage Of Allocated Disk Quota Entries

This metric represents the Percentage Of Allocated Disk Quota Entries against the maximum number of cached disk quota entries that can be allocated.

Table 2-92 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

not defined

not defined

Allocated Disk Quota Entries %value%%% , has crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Linux sar command

User Action

None.

2.43.11 Percentage Of Allocated Super Block Handlers

This metric represents the Percentage Of Allocated Super Block Handlers against the maximum number of super block handlers that Linux can allocate.

Table 2-93 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

not defined

not defined

Allocated Disk Quota Entries %value%%% , has crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Linux sar command

User Action

None.

2.43.12 Percentage Of Queued RT Signals

This metric represents the percentage of queued RT signals.

Table 2-94 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Queued RT Signals %value%%% , has crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Linux sar command

User Action

None.

2.43.13 Percentage Of Used File Handles

This metric represents the percentage of used file handles against the maximum number of file handles that the Linux kernel can allocate.

Table 2-95 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Used File Handles %value%%%, has crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Linux sar command

User Action

None.

2.43.14 Process Table Overflow Occurrences

This metric represents the number of times the process table overflowed, that is, the number of times the OS could not find any process table entries in a five-second interval.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command

User Action

None.

2.43.15 Size of Inode Table

This metric represents the current size of the inode table.

Table 2-96 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Size of Inode Table is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux sar command
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command

User Action

None.

2.43.16 Size of Process Table

This metric represents the current size of the process table.

Metric Summary

The following table shows how often the metric's value is collected.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux sar command
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command

2.44 Processors

The Processors metric category monitors the state of each CPU in the host.

This metric is available only on Dell Poweredge Linux Systems.

2.44.1 Family

This metric represents the family of the Dell processor devices.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: processorDeviceFamily (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1100.30.1.10)

User Action

None.

2.44.2 Manufacture

This metric represents the name of the manufacturer of the Dell processor.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: processorDeviceManufacturerName (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1100.30.1.8)

User Action

None.

2.44.3 Processor Status

This metric represents the status of the Dell processor device.

This metric is available only on Dell Poweredge Linux Systems.

The following table lists the possible values for this metric and their meaning.

Metric Value Meaning (per SNMP MIB)
1 Other (not one of the following)
2 Unknown
3 Normal
4 Warning
5 Critical
6 Non-Recoverable

Table 2-97 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

4

5

Status of Processor %ProcessorIndex% in chassis %ChassisIndex% is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Chassis Index" and "Processor Index" objects.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any unique combination of "Chassis Index" and "Processor Index" objects, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Chassis Index" and "Processor Index" objects, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: processorDeviceStatus (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1100.30.1.5)

User Action

None.

2.44.4 Speed (MHz)

This metric represents the current speed of the Dell processor device in MegaHertz (MHz). A value of zero indicates the speed is unknown.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: processorDeviceCurrentSpeed (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1100.30.1.12)

User Action

None.

2.44.5 Version

This metric represents the version of the Dell processor.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: processorDeviceVersionName (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1100.30.1.16)

User Action

None.

2.45 Program Resource Utilization

The Program Resource Utilization metric category provides flexible resource monitoring functionality. The operator must specify the criteria for the programs to be monitored by specifying key value specific thresholds. Values for the key value columns {program name, owner} define the unique criteria to be monitored for resource utilization in the system.

By default, no programs will be tracked by this metric. Key Values entered as part of a key value specific threshold setting define the criteria for monitoring and tracking.

2.45.1 List of PIDs

This metric is available on Solaris only.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris ps command
HP ps command
Linux ps command
HP Tru64 ps command
IBM AIX ps command
Windows ps command

User Action

None.

2.45.2 Program's Max CPU Time Accumulated (Minutes)

This metric represents the maximum CPU time accumulated by the most active process matching the {program name, owner} key value criteria.

Table 2-98 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Process %prog_max_cpu_time_pid% matched by the program name ''%prog_name%'' and owner ''%owner%'' has accumulated %prog_max_cpu_time% minutes of cpu time. This duration has crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris ps command
HP ps command
Linux ps command
HP Tru64 ps command
IBM AIX ps command

User Action

None.

2.45.3 Program's Max CPU Utilization (%)

This metric represents the maximum percentage of CPU utilized by a single process matching the {program name, owner} key value criteria since last scan.

Table 2-99 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Process %prog_max_cpu_util_pid% running program %prog_name% is utilizing %prog_max_cpu_util%%% cpu. This percentage crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris ps command
HP ps command
Linux ps command
HP Tru64 ps command
IBM AIX ps command

User Action

None.

2.45.4 Program's Max Process Count

This metric fetches the current number of processes matching the {program name, owner} key value criteria. It can be used for setting warning or critical thresholds to monitor for maximum number of processes that a given {program name, owner} key value criteria crosses.

Table 2-100 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

%prog_max_process_count% processes are matched by the program name ''%prog_name%'' and owner ''%owner%''. They have crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris ps command
HP ps command
Linux ps command
HP Tru64 ps command
IBM AIX ps command

User Action

None.

2.45.5 Program's Max Resident Memory (MB)

This metric represents the maximum resident memory occupied by a single process matching the {program name, owner} key value criteria. It can be used for setting warning or critical thresholds to monitor for maximum value a given {program name, owner} key value criteria crosses.

Table 2-101 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Process %prog_max_rss_pid% matched by the program name ''%prog_name%'' and owner ''%owner%'' is utilizing %prog_max_rss% (MB) of resident memory. It has crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris ps command
HP ps command
Linux ps command
HP Tru64 ps command
IBM AIX ps command

User Action

None.

2.45.6 Program's Min Process Count

Fetches the current number of processes matching the {program name, owner} key value criteria. It can be used for setting warning or critical thresholds to monitor for minimum number of processes that a given {program name, owner} key value criteria should never go under.

Metric Summary

The following table shows how often the metric's value is collected and compared against the default thresholds. The 'Consecutive Number of Occurrences Preceding Notification' column indicates the consecutive number of times the comparison against thresholds should hold TRUE before an alert is generated.

Table 2-102 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

%prog_min_process_count% processes are matched by the program name ''%prog_name%'' and owner ''%owner%''. They have fallen below warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris ps command
HP ps command
Linux ps command
HP Tru64 ps command
IBM AIX ps command

User Action

None.

2.45.7 Program's Total CPU Time Accumulated (Minutes)

This metric represents the total CPU time accumulated by all active process matching the {program name, owner} key value criteria.

Table 2-103 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

%prog_max_process_count% processes matched by the program name ''%prog_name%'' and owner ''%owner%'' have accumulated %prog_total_cpu_time% minutes of cpu time. This duration has crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris ps command
HP ps command
Linux ps command
HP Tru64 ps command
IBM AIX ps command

User Action

None.

2.45.8 Program's Total CPU Utilization (%)

This metric represents the percentage of CPU time utilized by all active process matching the {program name, owner} key value criteria since last collection.

Table 2-104 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

%prog_max_process_count% processes matched by the program name ''%prog_name%'' and owner ''%owner%'' are utilizing %prog_total_cpu_util%%% of the cpu. It has crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Program Name" and "Owner" objects, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris ps command
HP ps command
Linux ps command
HP Tru64 ps command
IBM AIX ps command

User Action

None.

2.46 Remote Access Card

The Remote Access Card metric category monitors the status of the Remote Access Card.

This metric category is available for Dell Poweredge Linux Systems only.

2.46.1 DHCP Settings

This metric determines whether the dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) was used to obtain the network interface card (NIC) information.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: remoteAccessNICCurrentInfoFromDHCP (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1700.10.1.33)

User Action

None.

2.46.2 Gateway Address

This metric represents the IP address for the gateway currently being used by the onboard network interface card (NIC) provided by the remote access (RAC) hardware.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: remoteAccessNICCurrentGatewayAddress (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1700.10.1.32)

User Action

None.

2.46.3 IP Address

This metric provides the internet protocol (IP) address currently being used by the onboard network interface card (NIC) provided by the remote access (RAC) hardware.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: remoteAccessNICCurrentIPAddress (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1700.10.1.30)

User Action

None.

2.46.4 LAN Settings

This metric represents the local area network (LAN) settings of the remote access hardware.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: remoteAccessLANSettings (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1700.10.1.15)

User Action

None.

2.46.5 Network Mask Address

This metric represents the subnet mask currently being used by the onboard network interface card (NIC) provided by the remote access (RAC) hardware.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: remoteAccessLANSettings (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1700.10.1.15)

User Action

None.

2.46.6 Product Name

This metric represents the name of the product providing the remote access (RAC) functionality.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: remoteAccessProductInfoName (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1700.10.1.7)

User Action

None.

2.46.7 Remote Access Card State

This metric represents the state of the remote access (RAC) hardware.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: remoteAccessStateSettings (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1700.10.1.5)

User Action

None.

2.46.8 Remote Access Card Status

This metric represents the status of the remote access (RAC) hardware.

This metric is available for Dell Poweredge Linux Systems only.

The following table lists the possible values for this metric and their meaning.

Metric Value Meaning (per SNMP MIB)
1 Other (not one of the following)
2 Unknown
3 Normal
4 Warning
5 Critical
6 Non-Recoverable

Table 2-105 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

4

5

Status of Remote Access Card(Object identifier:1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1700.10.1.6) is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.Status message is %RACStatus%.


Data Source

SNMP MIB object: remoteAccessStatus (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1700.10.1.6)

User Action

None.

2.46.9 Version

This metric represents the version of the product providing the remote access (RAC) functionality.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: remoteAccessVersionInfoName (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.1700.10.1.9)

User Action

None.

2.47 Response

This metric provides the status of the host, that is, whether it is up or down.

2.47.1 Status

The metric indicates whether the host is reachable. A host could be unreachable due to various reasons. The network is down or the Management Agent on the host is down (which could be because the host itself is shut down).

2.48 Response of Reliable Datagram Sockets protocol layer

This metric category provides the status of the Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS protocol layer.

2.48.1 Status

This metric indicates whether the host can be contacted using the RDS ping utility.

Table 2-106 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 Minutes

Not Defined

0

Failed to RDS (Reliable Datagram Sockets) ping on host %target%.


2.49 Services

This section provides details on the Windows Services metrics.

2.49.1 Name of the Service

This metric displays a unique identifier of the service that provides an indication of the functionality that is managed.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.49.2 Fully-qualified path to the service binary file that implements the service

This metric displays a fully qualified path to the service binary file that implements the service. For example, C:\Windows\Oracle\monitor.sys.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.49.3 Description of the service

This metric provides a description of the object

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.49.4 Display name of the service

This metric provides the display name of the service. This string has a maximum length of 256 characters. The name is case-preserved in the Service Control Manager

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.49.5 Process identifier of the service

This metric displays the process identifier of the service.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.49.6 Start mode

This metric displays the start mode of the Windows base service. Possible values are Boot, System, Auto, Manual, and Disabled.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.49.7 Account name under which a service runs

This metric provides an account name under which a service runs. Depending on the service type, the account name may be in the form of DomainName\Username

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.49.8 Is service started

This metric specifies if the service started. Possible values are true and false.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

2.49.9 Current state of the base service

This metric displays the current state of the base service.The following are the possible values:

  • Stopped

  • Start Pending

  • Stop Pending

  • Running

  • Continue Pending

  • Pause Pending

  • Paused

  • Unkown

Table 2-107 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

State for the service:(%name%) is (%state%) matches warning threshold (%warning_threshold%) or critical threshold (%critical_threshold%)


2.49.10 Current status (operational and nonoperational) of the service

Current status of the object. This includes both operational and non-operations status provided by the service. The following are the possible values:

  • OK

  • Error

  • Degraded

  • Unknown

  • Pred Fail

  • Starting

  • Stopping

  • Service

Table 2-108 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Status for the service:(%name%) is (%status%) matches warning threshold (%warning_threshold%) or critical threshold (%critical_threshold%)


2.50 Solaris Virtualization Technology

This section provides information about the metric categories and metrics relating to Solaris Virtualization technologies.

These metrics support the following Solaris Virtualization technologies:

  • Zones

    • Non-global zone

    • Global zone

  • Virtual Box

    Solaris running as Guest OS

  • Oracle VM for x86

    domU

  • Oracle VM for SPARC (Logical Domains (LDOMs))

    • Guest

    • Control

    • I/O

    • Services

    • Root

Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics

Solaris Virtualization metrics use Oracle Certified monitoring templates to enable or disable scheduled collections. By default these metrics are disabled and are not collected.

For more information about monitoring templates, see the Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control Administrator's Guide.

To enable the Solaris Virtualization configuration metrics:

  1. From the Cloud Control console, select Setup, then Security, and then Privilege Delegation. On this page, you can either set the privilege delegation for each host manually or you can create a Privilege Delegation Setting template.

    Privilege delegation for each host must have the SUDO setting enabled with the appropriate SUDO command filled in (for example, /usr/local/bin/sudo).

    Note:

    SUDO setup must pass the LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable to root.
  2. Select Setup, then Security, and then Monitoring Credentials. From this page, select the Host target type and click Manage Monitoring Credentials.

  3. For each entry with the credential "Privileged Host Monitoring Credentials", select the entry and click Set Credentials. You will be asked for a credential set to use. Ensure you add "sudo" to Run Privilege and "root" to the Run As entry.

  4. Click Test and Save.

  5. Then from the Enterprise menu, select Monitoring, and then Monitoring Templates.

  6. Select Display Oracle Certified Templates and from the Target Type list, select Host.

  7. From the results, select Oracle Certified - Enable Solaris Host Virtualization metrics, then click Apply.

  8. Under Destination Targets, click Add to add the required Host targets, then click Select, and then click OK.

2.50.1 Solaris OVM for SPARC Configuration

This metric category provides information about the Solaris OVM for SPARC configuration metrics.

These configuration metrics are not available from the All Metrics page of the Cloud Control console.

To view the Solaris OVM for SPARC configuration metrics:

  1. From the Cloud Control UI, select your Host target type.

  2. Right-click the target type name, and select Configuration, then select Last Collected.

    The metrics appear under Latest Configuration.

2.50.1.1 CPU Count

This metric displays a number that represents available CPU count for this domain.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

The ncpu field retrieved using the command-line interface for the Logical Domains Manager utility (ldm(1M)).

User Action

Informational only

2.50.1.2 Domain Type

This metric displays a list of the roles that a logical domain can perform.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

DOMAINROLE field retrieved using the virtinfo(1M) utility.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.1.3 Domain Unique Identifier

This metric displays the domain name from the ldm (1M) utility or DOMANUUID field retrieved using the virtinfo (1M) utility.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

Domain Name from the ldm(1M) utility or DOMAINUUID field retrieved using the virtinfo(1M) utility.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.1.4 IO Type

This metric displays the comma separated list of all IO types used by the domain.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

Comma separated list of unique IO types retrieved using the ldm(1M) utility.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.1.5 Jumbo Frames Used

This metric displays 1 or 0. 1 indicates if any of the virtual switch (VSW) or virtual network (VNET) network devices have an maximum transmission unit (MTU) greater than 1500.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

Check based on the MTU value retrieved by the ldm(1M) utility.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.1.6 Maximum CPU Cores

This metric specifies the maximum number of cores that are permitted to be assigned to a domain.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

max-cores property retrieved using the ldm(1M) utility.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.1.7 Migration Mode

This metric displays the type of the migration mode. It can be generic or native.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

Generic or native value from the cpu-arch property retrieved using the ldm(1M) utility.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.1.8 Serial Number

This metric displays the chassis serial number retrieved by the virtinfo(1M) utility.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

DOMAINCHASSIS field retrieved using the virtinfo(1M) utility.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.1.9 Whole CPU per Allocation

This metric specifies that CPU cores are allocated to a domain rather than to virtual CPUs.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

whole-core property retrieved using the ldm (1M) utility.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.2 Solaris Zones Configuration

This metric category provides information about the Solaris Zones Configuration metrics.

These configuration metrics are not available from the All Metrics page of the Cloud Control console.

To view the Solaris Zones configuration metrics:

  1. From the Cloud Control UI, select your Host target type.

  2. Right-click the target type name, and select Configuration, then select Last Collected.

    The metrics appear under Latest Configuration.

2.50.2.1 Assigned CPUs (cpu.sys_id)

This metric displays the system-assigned processor set ID for the processor set used by the zone.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

cpu.sys_id property for used pset retrieved by the pooladm(1M) command.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.2.2 Capped CPU Limit

This metric displays the value to control an absolute limit on the amount of CPU resources that can be consumed by a zone.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

capped-cpu/ncpus property retrieved by the zonecfg(1M) utility.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.2.3 Current Number of CPUs (pset.size)

This metric displays the current number of CPUs in the processor set used by the zone.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

pset.size property for used pset retrieved by the pooladm(1M) command.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.2.4 Host Name

This metric displays the host name of a zone.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

hostOSD::getHostName()

User Action

Informational only

2.50.2.5 IP Type

This metric displays the IP type used by the zone. There are two IP types available for non-global zones:

  • shared-IP

  • exclusive-IP

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

zoneadm(1M).

User Action

Informational only

2.50.2.6 Locked Memory Limit (MB)

This metric displays the value to control lock memory used by processes in the non-global zone.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

The capped-memory/locked property retrieved by the zonecfg(1M) utility.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.2.7 Maximum Number of Allowed CPUs (pset.max)

This metric displays the limits on the number of processors that can be allocated to a processor set used by a zone.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

pset.max property for used pset retrieved by the pooladm(1M) command.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.2.8 Maximum Number of Processes Allowed

This metric displays the value to control maximum number of processes in the non-global zone.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

max-processes property retrieved by the zonecfg(1M) utility.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.2.9 Number of Dedicated CPUs

This metric displays the value specifying the number of the system's processors that should be dedicated to a non-global zone while it is running.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

dedicated-cpu/ncpus property retrieved by the zonecfg(1M) utility.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.2.10 Physical Memory Limit (MB)

This metric displays the value to regulate physical memory consumption used by processes in the non-global zone.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

capped-memory/physical property retrieved by the zonecfg(1M) utility.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.2.11 Processor Set Name

This metric displays the processor set name within the resource pool currently used by a zone.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

pset name for used pool name retrieved by the pooladm(1M) command.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.2.12 Resource Pool Name

This metric displays the resource pool name used by a zone.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

pool property retrieved by the zonecfg(1M) utility.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.2.13 Swap Memory Limit (MB)

This metric displays a value to control swap space used by the non-global zone.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

capped-memory/swap property retrieved by the zonecfg(1M) utility.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.2.14 Zone Brand

This metric displays the brand of the zone.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

zoneadm(1M).

User Action

Informational only

2.50.2.15 Zone Name

This metric displays the name of the zone.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours

Data Source

zoneadm(1M)

User Action

Informational only

2.50.2.16 Zone Privilege Restrictions

This metric lists the privileges for this non-global zone. In the nonglobal zone, processes are restricted to a subset of privileges. Privilege restriction prevents a zone from performing operations that might affect other zones. The set of privileges limits the capabilities of privileged users within the zone.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

limitpriv property retrieved by the zonecfg(1M) utility.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.2.17 Zone State

This metric displays the status of the zone, such as running, configured, ready, and installed.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

zoneadm(1M).

User Action

Informational only

2.50.2.18 Zone Unique Identifier

This metric displays the zone universally unique identifier (UUID), zone name, or unique identifier from the smbios(1M) utility.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Solaris Virtualization Technology Metrics".

Data Source

Zone UUID, zone name, or UUID from the smbios utility.

zoneadm(1M) or smbios(1M) UUID

User Action

Informational only

2.50.3 Solaris Zones SMF Services Configuration

This metric category provides information about the Solaris Zones SMF Services Configuration metrics.

These configuration metrics are not available from the All Metrics page of the Cloud Control console.

To view the Solaris Zones SMF Services configuration metrics:

  1. From the Cloud Control UI, select your Host target type.

  2. Right-click the target type name, and select Configuration, then select Last Collected.

    The metrics appear under Latest Configuration.

2.50.3.1 Zone SMF Service FMRI

This metric displays the Fault Management Resource Identifier (FMRI) column for each Oracle Solaris Service Management Facility (SMF) service in all running zones except for services in a disabled state.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours

Data Source

The svcs(1) command used with the zlogin(1) command.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.3.2 Zone SMF Service State

This metric displays the STATE column for each SMF service in all running zones except for services in a disabled state.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours

Data Source

The svcs(1) command used with the zlogin(1) command.

User Action

Informational only

2.50.3.3 Zone Unique Identifier

This metric displays the zone UUID, zone name, or unique identifier from the smbios(1M) utility.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours

Data Source

zone UUID, zone name or UUID from smbios.

zoneadm(1M) or smbios(1M) UUID

User Action

Informational only

2.50.4 Virtualization Technologies

This metric category provides information about the Virtualization Technologies metrics. It collects generic details about virtualization technologies found on the system.

These configuration metrics are not available from the All Metrics page of the Cloud Control console.

To view the Virtualization Technologies configuration metrics:

  1. From the Cloud Control UI, select your Host target type.

  2. Right-click the target type name, and select Configuration, then select Last Collected.

    The metrics appear under Latest Configuration.

2.50.4.1 Virtualization Technology Details

This metric can display the hardware or software version, revision, or any other information associated with the selected virtualization technology.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours

Data Source

ldm(1M), smbios(1M), zoneadm(1M)

User Action

Informational only

2.50.4.2 Virtualization Technology Identifier

This metric can display a UUID, or another unique identifier preceded by the Virtualization Technology prefix.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours

Data Source

Prefixed with virtualization technology name UUID from the smbios(1M) utility, zone name or UUID, Oracle VM for SPARC domain UUID or domain name.

smbios(1M), zoneadm(1M), virtinfo(1M), ldm(1M)

User Action

Informational only

2.50.4.3 Virtualization Technology Name

This metric displays the Virtualization Technology name.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours

Data Source

Script static data, zoneadm(1M), ldm(1M)

User Action

Informational only

2.51 Status Information about Storage Management SNMP agent

This metric category provides information about the Storage Management SNMP agent.

2.51.1 Global Health of Subsystem(DellStatus Code)

This metric provides global health information for the subsystem managed by the Storage Management software.

Table 2-109 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Status of Global Storage management data group(Object identifier:1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10893.1.20.110.13) is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.Status message is %AgentGlobalSystemStatus%


2.52 Storage Area Network

This metric category provides information about the Storage Area Network configuration metrics. Configuration metrics are not available from the All Metrics page of the Cloud Control console.

To view the Storage Area Network configuration metrics:

  1. From the Cloud Control UI, select your Host target type.

  2. Right-click the target type name, and select Configuration, then select Last Collected.

    The metrics appear under Latest Configuration.

    Note:

    These metrics are supported for Linux and Solaris hosts only.

    By default, these metrics are disabled and will not be collected.

Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics

Storage Area Network metrics use Oracle Certified monitoring templates to enable or disable scheduled collections. By default these metrics are disabled.

For more information about monitoring templates, see the Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control Administrator's Guide.

To enable these configuration metrics:

  1. From the Cloud Control console, select Setup, then Security, and then Privilege Delegation. On this page you can either set privilege delegation for each host manually or you can create a Privilege Delegation Setting Template.

    Privilege delegation for each host must have the SUDO setting enabled with the appropriate SUDO command filled in (for example, /usr/local/bin/sudo).

  2. Select Setup, then Security, and then Monitoring Credentials. From this page, select the Host target type and click Manage Monitoring Credentials.

  3. For each entry with the credential ”Privileged Host Monitoring Credentials”, select the entry and click Set Credentials. You will be asked for a credential set to use. Ensure you add "sudo" to Run Privilege and "root" to the Run As entry.

  4. Click Test and Save.

  5. Then from the Enterprise menu, select Monitoring, and then Monitoring Templates.

  6. Select Display Oracle Certified Templates and from the Target Type list, select Host.

  7. From the results, select Oracle Certified Template for SAN metrics - Enable, then click Apply.

  8. Under Destination Targets, click Add to add the required Host targets, then click Select, and then click OK.

2.52.1 Fibre Channel Supported

This metric specifies whether the Fibre Channel protocol is supported.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris fcinfo hba-port command
Linux From sysfs, /sys/class directory

2.52.2 iSCSI Supported

This metric specifies whether Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) protocol is supported.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris iscsiadm list initiator-node command
Linux /etc/initiatorname.iscsi file

2.52.3 Multipath Software

This metric displays the name of the multipath software.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris powermt command or mpathadm command
Linux powermt command or multipath command

2.52.4 HBA Ports

This metric subcategory provides information about the Storage Area Network (SAN) devices.

2.52.4.1 Port Name (WWPN)

This metric displays the World Wide Port Name (WWPN) assigned to a port in a Fibre Channel fabric.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris fcinfo hba-port command
Linux From sysfs, /sys/class/fc_host/host*/

2.52.4.2 Fabric Name

This metric displays the name of the SAN fabric. The SAN fabric enables any-server-to-any-storage device connectivity through the use of Fibre Channel switching technology.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris fcinfo hba-port command
Linux From sysfs, /sys/class/fc_host/host*/

2.52.4.3 Maximum Frame Size

This metric displays the maximum frame size for the fibre channel frame.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris fcinfo hba-port command
Linux From sysfs, /sys/class/fc_host/host*/

2.52.4.4 Model Description

This metric displays the model description of the HBA.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris fcinfo hba-port command
Linux From sysfs, /sys/class/fc_host/host*/

2.52.4.5 Node Name (WWNN)

This metric displays the World Wide Node Name (WWNN) assigned to a node in a Fibre Channel fabric.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris fcinfo hba-port command
Linux From sysfs, /sys/class/fc_host/host*/

2.52.4.6 Port ID

This metric displays the port ID of the HBA.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris fcinfo hba-port command
Linux From sysfs, /sys/class/fc_host/host*/

2.52.4.7 Port State

This metric indicates the status of the HBA.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris fcinfo hba-port command
Linux From sysfs, /sys/class/fc_host/host*/

2.52.4.8 Port Type

This metric displays the type of Fibre Channel port.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris fcinfo hba-port command
Linux From sysfs, /sys/class/fc_host/host*/

2.52.4.9 Speed

This metric displays the speed of the HBA.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris fcinfo hba-port command
Linux From sysfs, /sys/class/fc_host/host*/

2.52.4.10 Supported Classes

This metric displays the classes supported by the HBA.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris fcinfo hba-port command
Linux From sysfs, /sys/class/fc_host/host*/

2.52.4.11 Supported Speeds

This metric displays the speeds supported by the HBA.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris fcinfo hba-port command
Linux From sysfs, /sys/class/fc_host/host*/

2.52.4.12 Target ID Bind Type

This metric displays the bind type of the target ID and specifies the method of binding for each port.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris fcinfo hba-port command
Linux From sysfs, /sys/class/fc_host/host*/

2.52.4.13 Vendor

This metric displays the manufacturer or vendor of the HBA.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris fcinfo hba-port command
Linux lspci -vmm command

2.52.5 iSCSI Initiators

This metric subcategory provides information about the Storage Area Network (SAN) devices.

2.52.5.1 Property Name

This metric displays the type of property name such as IQN (iSCSI Qualified Name).

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris iscsiadm list initiator-node command
Linux /etc/initiatorname.iscsi file

2.52.5.2 Property Value

This metric displays the value of the property name.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris iscsiadm list initiator-node command
Linux /etc/initiatorname.iscsi file

2.52.6 SAN Devices

This metric category provides information about the Storage Area Network (SAN) devices. These are configuration metrics and cannot be viewed from the All Metrics page in the Cloud Control UI.

Note:

These metrics are supported for Linux and Solaris hosts only.

2.52.6.1 Disk Path

This metric displays the disk path to the SAN device.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris iscsiadm / fcinfo command
Linux /sys/class/ directory

2.52.6.2 LUN

This metric displays the Logical Unit Number (LUN). The LUN is a disk presented to a computer system by a storage array.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris iscsiadm / fcinfo command
Linux /sys/class/ directory

2.52.6.3 LUN UUID

This metric displays the unique ID assigned to a LUN.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris mpathadm or powermt and inquiry.pp command
Linux multipath or powermt and scsi_id command

2.52.6.4 SAN Protocol

This metric displays the SAN protocol.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris iscsiadm / fcinfo command
Linux /sys/class/ directory

2.52.6.5 Psuedo Disk Path

This metric displays the path to the pseudo device used by multipathing to facilitate the sharing and balancing of I/O operations across all of the available I/O paths.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris mpathadm or powermt command
Linux multipath or powermt command

2.52.6.6 Storage Server IQN

This metric displays the iSCSI Qualified Name (IQN) of the storage server.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris iscsiadm command
Linux /sys/class/ directory

2.52.6.7 Storage Server WWNN

This metric displays the World Wide Node Name (WWNN) assigned to the storage server.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris fcinfo command
Linux /sys/class/ directory

2.52.6.8 Storage Server WWPN

This metric displays the World Wide Port Name (WWPN) of the storage server.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris fcinfo command
Linux /sys/class/ directory

2.52.6.9 Vendor

This metric displays the vendor or manufacturer of the SAN device.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours when enabled. For more information, see "Enabling Storage Area Network Metrics".

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris iscsiadm / fcinfo command
Linux /sys/class/ directory

2.53 Storage Summary

The Storage Summary metrics collectively represent the summary of storage data on a host target. These metrics are derived from the various metrics collected and uploaded into the Oracle Management Repository by the Management Agent. They are computed every time the Management Agent populates the Management Repository with storage data. This collection is also triggered automatically whenever the user manually refreshes the host storage data from the Storage Details page.

2.53.1 ASM Storage Allocated (GB)

This metric represents the total storage allocated to Oracle databases from Automatic Storage Management (ASM) instances on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.2 ASM Storage Metric Collection Errors

This metric represents the number of metric collection errors attributed to the storage related metrics of the Automatic Storage Management (ASM) targets on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.3 ASM Storage Overhead (GB)

This metric represents the storage overhead of Automatic Storage Management (ASM) targets on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.4 ASM Storage Unallocated (GB)

This metric represents the storage available in Automatic Storage Management (ASM) targets on the host for allocating to databases.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.5 Databases Storage Free (GB)

This metric represents the total free storage available in the databases on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.6 Databases Storage Metric Collection Errors

This metric represents the metric collection errors of storage related metrics of databases on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.7 Databases Storage Used (GB)

This metric represents the total free storage available in the databases on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.8 Disk Storage Allocated (GB)

This metric represents the storage allocated from the total disk storage available on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.9 Disk Storage Unallocated (GB)

This metric represents the storage that is available for allocation in disks on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.10 Host Storage Metric Collection Errors

This metric represents the total number of storage related metric collection errors of the host target.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.11 Hosts Summarized

The possible values for this metric are:

  • 1 (one) if this host storage was computed successfully (sometimes with partial errors)

  • 0 (zero) if the storage computation did not proceed at all due to some reasons (for example, failure to collect critical storage metric data).

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.12 Local File Systems Storage Free (GB)

This metric represents the total free storage in all distinct local file systems on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.13 Local File Systems Storage Used (GB)

This metric represents the total used space in all distinct local file systems on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.14 Number of ASM Instances Summarized

This metric represents the total number of Automatic Storage Management (ASM) instances, the storage data of which was used in computing storage summary of this host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.15 Number of Databases Summarized

This metric represents the total number of databases, the storage data of which was used in computing storage summary of this host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.16 Other Mapping Errors

This metric represents the storage metric mapping issues on the host excluding the unmonitored server mapping errors.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.17 Total Number of ASM Instances

This metric represents the total number of Automatic Storage Management (ASM) instances on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.18 Total Number of Databases

This metric represents the total number of databases on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.19 Total Storage Allocated (GB)

This metric represents the total storage allocated from the host-visible storage available on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.20 Total Storage Free (GB)

This metric represents the free storage available from the total allocated storage on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.21 Total Storage Overhead (GB)

This metric represents the overhead associated with storage on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.22 Total Storage Unallocated (GB)

This metric represents the total unallocated storage on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.23 Total Storage Used (GB)

This metric represents the total storage used in the file systems and databases on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.24 Unmonitored NFS Server Mapping Errors

This metric represents the total number of storage mapping issues that result from unmonitored Network File Systems (NFS) servers.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.25 Volumes Storage Allocated (GB)

This metric represents the total storage allocated from the volumes available on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.26 Volumes Storage Overhead (GB)

This metric represents the storage overhead in the volumes on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.27 Volumes Storage Unallocated (GB)

This metric represents the storage available for allocation in the volumes on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.28 Writeable NFS Storage Free (GB)

This metric represents the total free space available in all distinct writeable NFS mounts on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.53.29 Writeable NFS Storage Used (GB)

This metric represents the storage used in all writeable NFS mounts on the host.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 24 hours or when the user manually refreshes storage data from the Storage Details page.

Data Source

These metrics are available on the Linux and Solaris hosts.

User Action

For more details on how these metrics are computed see the "About Storage Computation Formulas" topic in the Enterprise Manager online help. The online help also provides information about ASM, databases, disks, file systems, volumes, and storage details.

2.54 Storage Support

This metric category is used to decide if the OS being monitored is supported or not. Its also used to inform the user if the number of Storage entities (Disks / FileSystems /Volumes) being monitored is within the applicable limits so as not to affect the performance of the Management Agent.

2.54.1 Supported

The metric is used to enable or disable the collection, depending on the OS supported or the number of storage entities being monitored.

The operating systems supported are Linux, Solaris, AIX, and HPUX.

The maximum number of storage entities monitored is set to 100 in the configuration file located in EMAgent/sysman/emd/emagent_storage.config. The Disks/Files/Volumes to be monitored can be added in the configuration file. If the storage entities are more than 100, the response time of the Management Agent increases.

Data Source

Not available

User Action

Edit the configuration file (emagent/sysman/emd/emagent_storage.config), and add the Disks, Filesystems, and Volumes to be monitored.

2.55 Swap Area Status

The Swap Area Status metric category provides the status of the swap memory on the system.

2.55.1 Swap Free

This metric represents the number of 1K blocks in the swap area that is not allocated.

Table 2-110 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 24 hours

Not Defined

Not Defined

Swap Free Size %value% has gone below the warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each "Swap File" object.If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any "Swap File" object, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each "Swap File" object, use the Edit Thresholds page. See Editing Thresholds for information on accessing the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris swap
HP swapinfo
Linux /proc/swaps
HP Tru64 swapon
IBM AIX lsps

User Action

Check the swap usage using the UNIX top command or the Solaris swap -l command. Additional swap can be added to an existing file system by creating a swap file and then adding the file to the system swap pool. (See documentation for your UNIX OS). If swap is mounted on /tmp, space can be freed by removing any junk files in /tmp. If it is not possible to add file system swap or free up enough space, additional swap will have to be added by adding a raw disk partition to the swap pool. See UNIX documentation for procedures.

2.55.2 Swap Size

This metric represents the size of the swap file.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 24 Hours

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris swap
HP swapinfo
Linux /proc/swaps
HP Tru64 swapon
IBM AIX lsps

User Action

None.

2.56 Switch/Swap Activity

The Switch/Swap Activity metric category displays the metric reports on the system switching and swapping activity.

2.56.1 Process Context Switches (per second)

This metric displays the number of process context switches per second

Table 2-111 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Process Context Switches (per second) %value% , has crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
IBM AIX sar command

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. Also, the data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval. The results are essentially the number of processes swapped in over this five-second period divided by five.

User Action

None.

2.56.2 Swapins Transfers (per second)

This metric represents the number of 512-byte units transferred for swapins per second.

Table 2-112 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Swapins Transfers (per second) %value% , has crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux sar command
IBM AIX sar command

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. Also, the data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval. The results are essentially the number of processes swapped in over this five-second period divided by five.

User Action

None.

2.56.3 Swapout Transfers (per second)

This metric represents the number of 512-byte units transferred for swapouts per second.

Table 2-113 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Swapins Transfers (per second) %value% , has crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux sar command
IBM AIX sar command

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. Also, the data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval. The results are essentially the number of processes swapped in over this five-second period divided by five.

User Action

None.

2.56.4 System Swapins (per second)

This metric represents the number of process swapins per second.

Table 2-114 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

System Swapins (per second) %value% , has crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux sar command
IBM AIX sar command

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. Also, the data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval. The results are essentially the number of processes swapped in over this five-second period divided by five.

User Action

None.

2.56.5 System Swapouts (per second)

This metric represents the number of process swapouts per second.

Table 2-115 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 5 minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

System Swapouts (per second) %value% , has crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux sar command
IBM AIX sar command

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. Also, the data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval. The results are essentially the number of processes swapped in over this five-second period divided by five.

User Action

None.

2.57 System BIOS

The System BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) metric category monitors the BIOS status for Dell Poweredge Linux systems.

2.57.1 Manufacturer

This metric represents the manufacturer's name of the System BIOS (Basic Input/Output System). This metric is available only on Dell Poweredge Linux Systems.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: systemBIOSManufacturerName (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.300.50.1.11)

User Action

None.

2.57.2 Size

This metric represents the image size of the System BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) in kilobytes. A value of zero indicates that the size is unknown. This metric is available only on Dell Poweredge Linux Systems.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: systemBIOSSize (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.300.50.1.6)

User Action

None.

2.57.3 System BIOS Status

This metric represents the status of the System BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) in this chassis.

This metric is available only on Dell Poweredge Linux Systems.

The following table lists the possible values for this metric and their meaning.

Metric Value Meaning (per SNMP MIB)
1 Other (not one of the following)
2 Unknown
3 Normal
4 Warning
5 Critical
6 Non-Recoverable

Table 2-116 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

4

5

Status of BIOS(Object identifier:1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.300.50.1.5) is %BiosIndex% in chassis %ChassisIndex% is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.Status message is %BiosStatus%


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Chassis Index" and "System BIOS Index" objects.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any unique combination of "Chassis Index" and "System BIOS Index" objects, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Chassis Index" and "System BIOS Index" objects, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: systemBIOSStatus (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.300.50.1.5)

User Action

None.

2.57.4 Version

This metric represents the version name of the System BIOS (Basic Input/Output System). This metric is available only on Dell Poweredge Linux Systems.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: systemBIOSVersionName (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.300.50.1.8)

User Action

None.

2.58 System Calls

The System Calls metric category provides statistics about the system calls made over a five-second interval.

2.58.1 Characters Transferred by Read System Calls (per second)

This metric represents the number of characters transferred by read system calls (block devices only) per second.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command
Windows not available

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. Also, the data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval. The results are essentially the number of processes swapped in over this five-second period divided by five.

User Action

None.

2.58.2 Characters Transferred by Write System Calls (per second)

This metric represents the number of characters transferred by write system calls (block devices only) per second.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command
Windows not available

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. Also, the data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval. The results are essentially the number of processes swapped in over this five-second period divided by five.

User Action

None.

2.58.3 exec() System Calls (per second)

This metric represents the number of exec() system calls made per second.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command
Windows not available

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. Also, the data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval. The results are essentially the number of processes swapped in over this five-second period divided by five.

User Action

None.

2.58.4 fork() System Calls (per second)

This metric represents the number of fork() system calls made per second.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command
Windows not available

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. Also, the data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval. The results are essentially the number of processes swapped in over this five-second period divided by five.

User Action

None.

2.58.5 read() System Calls (per second)

This metric represents the number of read() system calls made per second.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command
Windows not available

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. Also, the data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval. The results are essentially the number of processes swapped in over this five-second period divided by five.

User Action

None.

2.58.6 System Calls (per second)

This metric represents the number of system calls made per second. This includes system calls of all types.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command
Windows not available

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. Also, the data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval. The results are essentially the number of processes swapped in over this five-second period divided by five.

User Action

None.

2.58.7 write() System Calls (per second)

This metric represents the number of write() system calls made per second.

Data Source

The data sources for the metrics in this category include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command
Windows not available

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. Also, the data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval. The results are essentially the number of processes swapped in over this five-second period divided by five.

User Action

None.

2.59 System Status

This metric category provides information about the global system status.

This metric is available for Dell Poweredge Linux Systems only.

2.59.1 Global system status(DellStatus code)

This metric displays the global system status of all chassis being monitored by the system's management software.

Table 2-117 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

4

5

Status of System state(Object identifier:1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.200.10.1.2) is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.Status message is %GlobalSystemStatus%


2.60 Temperature

The Temperature metric category monitors the hotness or coldness of the temperature probe.

This metric is available for Dell Poweredge Linux Systems only.

2.60.1 Current Temperature

This metric represents the current reading of the temperature probe. The value represents temperature in tenths of degrees Centigrade.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: temperatureProbeReading (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.700.20.1.6)

User Action

An abnormally high value indicates that the system is doing a lot of work and getting overheated. The system could be overheated due to inadequate cooling by the Fan.

2.60.2 Location

This metric provides a description of the location name of the temperature probe. Examples of values are: "CPU Temp" and "System Temp".

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: temperatureProbeLocationName (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.700.20.1.8)

User Action

None.

2.60.3 Temperature Probe Status

This metric represents the status of the temperature probe.

This metric is available for Dell Poweredge Linux Systems only.

The following table lists the possible values for this metric and their meaning.

Metric Value Meaning (per SNMP MIB)
1 Other (not one of the following)
2 Unknown
3 Normal
4 Warning
5 Critical
6 Non-Recoverable

Table 2-118 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

4

5

Temperature(Object Identifier:1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.700.20.1.5) at probe %ProbeIndex% in chassis %ChassisIndex% is %TemperatureReading% (C). Status is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold. Status message is %TemperatureStatus%


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Chassis Index" and "Temperature Probe Index" objects.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any unique combination of "Chassis Index" and "Temperature Probe Index" objects, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Chassis Index" and "Temperature Probe Index" objects, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

SNMP MIB object: temperatureProbeStatus (1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.700.20.1.5)

User Action

This describes the status of the temperature probe. A failed probe needs to be physically examined or replaced.

2.61 Total Disk Usage

This metric category provides information about the disk space usage.

2.61.1 Total Disk Space Available (across all local filesystems in MB)

This metric displays the total amount of free disk space (in MB) across all local file systems.

Table 2-119 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

TotalDiskUsage %keyValue% has %value%%% available space, fallen below warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.61.2 Total Disk Available (%) (across all local filesystems)

This metric displays the total percentage of free disk space across all local file systems.

Table 2-120 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

TotalDiskUsage %keyValue% has %value%%% available space, fallen below warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.62 TTY Activity

This metric reports TTY device activity.

2.62.1 Incoming Character Interrupts (per second)

This metric represents the number of received incoming character interrupts per second.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Seconds

Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command
Windows not available

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.

User Action

None.

2.62.2 Input Characters Processed by canon()

This metric represents the input characters processed by canon() per second.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Seconds

Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command
Windows not available

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.

User Action

None.

2.62.3 Modem Interrupt Rate (per second)

This metric represents the modem interrupt rate.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Seconds

Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command
Windows not available

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.

User Action

None.

2.62.4 Outgoing Character Interrupts (per second)

This metric represents the number of transmit outgoing character interrupts per second.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Seconds

Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command
Windows not available

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.

User Action

None.

2.62.5 TTY Output Characters (per second)

This metric represents the number of output characters per second.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Seconds

Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command
Windows not available

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.

User Action

None.

2.62.6 TTY Raw Input (chars/s)

This metric represents the raw input characters per second.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 5 Seconds

Data Source

Host Data Source
Solaris sar command
HP sar command
Linux not available
HP Tru64 table() system call
IBM AIX sar command
Windows not available

The OS sar command is used to sample cumulative activity counters maintained by the OS. The data is obtained by sampling system counters once in a five-second interval.

User Action

None.

2.63 Users

The Users metric category provides information about the users currently on the system being monitored.

2.63.1 Number of Logons

This metric represents the number of times a user with a certain user name is logged on to the host target.

Table 2-121 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Number of Logons is %value% , crossed warning (%warning_threshold% ) or critical (%critical_threshold% ) threshold.


Data Source

For Solaris, HP, Linux, HP Tru64, and IBM AIX, the number of times a user is logged on is obtained from the OS w command.

For Windows, the source of information is Windows API.

User Action

None.

2.64 User Defined Metrics

The UDM metric allows you to execute your own scripts. The data returned by these scripts can be compared against thresholds and generate severity alerts similar to alerts in predefined metrics. UDM is similar to the Oracle9i Management Agent's UDE functionality.

2.64.1 User Defined Numeric Metric

This metric contains a value if the value type is NUMBER. Otherwise, the value is "", if the value is STRING.

Data Source

User defined script.

User Action

None.

2.64.2 User Defined String Metric

This metric contains a value if the value type is STRING. Otherwise, the value is "", if the value is NUMBER.

Data Source

User defined script.

User Action

None.

2.65 Virtual disk details

This metric category provides information about the severity status of the virtual disk.

This metric categeory is available for Dell Poweredge Linux Systems only.

2.65.1 Combined severity status of the virtual disk(DellStatus code)

This metric displays the severity of the virtual disk state. This is the combined status of the virtual disk and its components.

This metric is available for Dell Poweredge Linux Systems only.

The following table lists the possible values for this metric and their meaning.

Metric Value Meaning (per SNMP MIB)
1 Other (not one of the following)
2 Unknown
3 Normal
4 Warning
5 Critical
6 Non-Recoverable

Table 2-122 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Logical devices virtual disk rollup status code(Object identifier:1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10893.1.20.140.1.1.19) is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.Status message is %VirtualDiskRollUpStatus%


2.66 Virtualization

This metric category displays information about Virtualization configuration metrics. The value of the collected metrics depends on the platform.

Oracle Solaris on Sparc and Oracle Solaris on x86

The following properties will be collected for Solaris platforms. The collections vary depending on the type of virtualization technology implemented.

Property Name Property Value Description
Virtual Yes

No

Unknown

Indicates whether this host is running on physical or virtual hardware
Virtual Processors Site specific Indicates the number of allocated virtual processors
Zone Names List of all zone names (for global zone

Non global name

Provides a list of all the zone names for the global zone or else provides the nonglobal name.
Logical Domains Manager Site specific Indicates the version number of the Logical Domain Manager
Domain Names Site specific Provides a comma-separated Domain Names list
dedicated-cpu True

False

Uses the dedicated-cpu resource (specifies whether a subset of the system's processors should be dedicated to a non-global zone while it is running)
capped-cpu True

False

Uses the capped-cpu resource (provides an absolute limit on the amount of CPU resources that can be consumed by a project or a zone)
ncpus Site specific Indicates the number or range of CPUs
Pool Name Site specific Pool name
pset.min Site specific Indicates the minimum number of CPUs for this processor set
pset.max Site specific Indicates the maximum number of CPUs for this processor set
cpu.sys_id Site specific Indicates the CPU sys_id
Pool name list Site specific Provides a list of pool names
Pset name list Site specific Provides a list of processor sets

IBM AIX

The following properties will be collected for IBM AIX:

Version Property Name Property Value
5.3 - 6.0 Virtual Yes

No

Unknown

5.3 - 6.0 Node Name Site specific
5.3 - 6.0 Partition Name Site specific
5.3 - 6.0 Partition Number Site specific
5.3 - 6.0 Type Site specific
5.3 - 6.0 Mode Site specific
5.3 - 6.0 Entitled Capacity Site specific
5.3 - 6.0 Partition Group-ID Site specific
5.3 - 6.0 Shared Pool ID Site specific
5.3 - 6.0 Online Virtual CPUs Site specific
5.3 - 6.0 Active Physical CPUs in system Site specific
5.3 - 6.0 Active CPUs in Pool Site specific
5-3 - 6.1 and later WPAR Key Site specific
5-3 - 6.1 and later WPAR Configured ID Site specific
5-3 - 6.1 and later WPAR Maximum Logical CPUs Site specific
5-3 - 6.1 and later WPAR Maximum Virtual CPUs Site specific
5-3 - 6.1 and later WPAR Percentage CPU Limit Site specific

Microsoft Windows

The following properties will be collected for Microsoft Windows:

Property Name Property Value Description
Virtual Yes

No

Unknown

Indicates whether this host is running on physical or virtual hardware
Model Site specific Indicates the model details such as HVM domU
Virtual Machine Site specific Indicates the type of virtual machine such as Xen

Linux

The following property will be collected for Linux:

Property Name Property Value Description
Virtual Yes

No

Unknown

Indicates whether this host is running on physical or virtual hardware

2.67 Voltage Probe

This metric category provides information about the voltage probe.

This metric category is available for Dell Poweredge Linux Systems only.

2.67.1 Status of the voltage probe (DellStatusProbe Code)

This metric displays the status of the voltage probe.

This metric is available for Dell Poweredge Linux Systems only.

The following table lists the possible values for this metric and their meaning.

Metric Value Meaning (per SNMP MIB)
1 Other (not one of the following)
2 Unknown
3 Normal
4 Warning
5 Critical
6 Non-Recoverable

Table 2-123 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Status code of voltage probe (Object Identifier:1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.600.20.1.5) is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.Status message is %VoltageProbeStatus%


2.67.2 Value of the voltage probe reading (milliVolts)

This metric displays the value of the voltage probe reading. The value is an integer representing the voltage in millivolts that the probe is reading.

This metric is available for Dell Poweredge Linux Systems only.

The following table lists the possible values for this metric and their meaning.

Metric Value Meaning (per SNMP MIB)
1 Other (not one of the following)
2 Unknown
3 Normal
4 Warning
5 Critical
6 Non-Recoverable

Table 2-124 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Status code of voltage probe reading(Object identifier:1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.600.20.1.6) is %value%, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


2.68 Windows Events Log

The purpose of this metric is to collect those entries from all available Windows NT event log files whose type is either Error or Warning. A critical or a warning alert is raised only for System and Security Event log file entries.

Note: Since log files continue to grow, this metric outputs log events which had been written to the log file after the last collection time, that is, only those records are written out whose timeGenerated (time when the event was generated) is after the last collection time until the last record of the log file. If this metric is collected for the first time, only the events generated on the current date are outputted.

This metric is available only on Windows.

2.68.1 Category

This metric displays a list of all categories for the events matching Log Name, Source, and Event ID defined for the monitored object. The actual category of the event can be found in the Windows event log message.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)

User Action

None.

2.68.2 Date-Time

This is the time at which point the metric scanned through the event logs. This metric is available only on Windows.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and higher Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)

User Action

None.

2.68.3 Windows Event Log Message

This metric is a digest of all the events that match the Log Name, Source, and Event ID specified for the monitored object. After the above filtering is done, grouping of these events is done on Log Name, Source, Event ID, Category, and User to get the count of error events and warning events. The column has the details of the events in the following format:

[LogName: Source:Event ID:Category:User : :]

Example: [Application:Symantec AntiVirus:2: : :error=2:] [Application:Symantec AntiVirus:3: : ::warning =1 ]

To get the exact message about the events that satisfied the criteria set on the monitored object, the Event viewer provided by Microsoft Windows must be used.

This metric is available only on Windows.

Table 2-125 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

3.0 and later

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

Message is of following format.Logfile:Sourcename:EventCode:CategoryString:User:ErrorCount:WarningCount [%message%]


Data Source

Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)

User Action

None.

2.68.4 Event ID

This is the Perl pattern to match the string defined for the Event ID in the monitored objects. The actual Event ID of the event can be found in the Windows event log message. This metric is available for Windows only.

Target Version Collection Frequency
3.0 and later Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)

User Action

None.

2.68.5 Windows Event Severity

This metric displays the seriousness of the event. Possible values are: Warning and Error.

This metric is available for Windows only.

Table 2-126 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Key Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

logfile: "system"

Every 15 Minutes

warning

error

X1User[%user%]:Category[%categorystring%]:Description[%message%]


Multiple Thresholds

For this metric you can set different warning and critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Log Name", "Source", and "Event ID" objects.

If warning or critical threshold values are currently set for any unique combination of "Log Name", "Source", and "Event ID" objects, those thresholds can be viewed on the Metric Detail page for this metric.

To specify or change warning or critical threshold values for each unique combination of "Log Name", "Source", and "Event ID" objects, use the Edit Thresholds page.

Data Source

WMI Operating System Classes

User Action

None.

2.69 Zombie Processes

The Zombie Processes metric category monitors the orphaned processes in the different variations of UNIX systems.

2.69.1 % of Processes in Zombie State

This metric represents the percentage of all processes running on the system that are currently in zombie state.

Target Version Collection Frequency
All Versions Every 15 Minutes

Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris ps command
HP ps command
Linux ps command
HP Tru64 ps command
IBM AIX ps command
Windows ps command

User Action

None.

2.69.2 Processes in Zombie State (%)

This metric represents the percentage of all processes running on the system that are currently in zombie state.

Table 2-127 Metric Summary Table

Target Version Evaluation and Collection Frequency Default Warning Threshold Default Critical Threshold Alert Text

All Versions

Every 15 Minutes

Not Defined

Not Defined

%value%%% of all processes are in zombie state, crossed warning (%warning_threshold%) or critical (%critical_threshold%) threshold.


Data Source

The data sources for this metric include the following:

Host Data Source
Solaris ps command
HP ps command
Linux ps command

User Action

None.