AIX WPAR Workload Monitor

 GitHub: uptimesoftware/aix-wpar-workload
Tags : ibm aix wpar
Category: plugin

Version Compatibility
Module Name
Uptime Monitoring Station Version
AIX WPAR Workload Monitor 1.17.8, 7.7, 7.6, 7.5, 7.4, 7.3
AIX WPAR Workload Monitor 1.07.2, 7.1, 6.0
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This plugin monitors various health & performance metrics for AIX WPAR’s.

Supported Monitoring Stations:7.8, 7.7, 7.6, 7.5, 7.4, 7.3, 7.2, 7.1, 6.0
Supported Agents:AIX
Installation Notes:
  • Uptime 7.3 and later install via the Extension Manager
  • Uptime 7.2 and earlier install using the Uptime Plugin Manager

####Agent Script Setup Steps

  1. Download the AIX WPAR Workload Agent Side Script and extract.
  2. Place the file in the directory /opt/uptime-agent/scripts/ on your AIX system. (create the directory if needed)
  3. Make sure has the appropriate permissions:

cd /opt/uptime-agent/scripts chown uptime:staff chmod +x

  1. Create/edit the following password file: /opt/uptime-agent/bin/.uptmpasswd and add the following line to it (replace your-password with a password of your choosing):
  your-password /opt/uptime-agent/scripts/
  1. Note the value used for ‘your-password’ as that will be needed when configuring the service monitor in the Uptime GUI.
Input Variables:
  • Port - port that the Uptime agent is listening on (default 9998)
  • Password - password that the Uptime agent has setup
Output Variables:
  • LPAR Physical Processor Utilization (proc)
  • LPAR Entitled Capacity Utilization (%)
  • WPAR CPU User(%)
  • WPAR CPU System (%)
  • WPAR CPU Waiting on IO (%)
  • WPAR CPU Idle (%)
  • WPAR Physical Processor Utilization (proc)
  • WPAR Physical Processor Utilization (%)
  • WPAR Memory Size (pages)
  • WPAR Memory In Use (pages)
  • WPAR Memory Free(pages)
  • WPAR Paging Space Size (pages)
  • WPAR Paging Space In Use (pages)
  • Response time (ms)
Languages Used:
  • Shell/Batch
  • PHP
  • Java


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