Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 SP9 Performance Tuning, Sizing, and Scaling Guide

Monitoring Statistics

Once you’ve activated statistics, you can get a variety of information on how your server instance and your virtual servers are running. The statistics are broken up into functional areas.

ProcedureTo monitor statistics from the Server Manager

  1. From the Server Manager, click the Monitor tab, and then click Monitor Current Activity.

  2. To ensure that statistics/profiling is activated ("Yes" is selected and applied for "Activate Statistics/Profiling?").

  3. From the drop-down list, select a refresh interval.

    This is the interval, in seconds, that updated statistics will be displayed on your browser.

  4. From the drop-down list, select the type of web server statistics to display.

  5. Click Submit.

    A page appears displaying the type of statistics you selected. The page is updated every 5-15 seconds, depending on the refresh interval. All pages will display a bar graph of activity, except for Connections.

  6. Select the process ID from the drop-down list.

    You can view the current activity through the Server Manager, but these categories are not fully relevant for tuning your server. The perfdump statistics is recommended for tuning your server. For more information, see Using Statistics to Tune Your Server