by Dawn May | Sep 26, 2017 | Navigator for i, Systems Management, Web
I’ve written about system monitors in Navigator for i two times before; first when system monitors were added to Navigator in IBM i 7.2, and then later, when system monitors were enhanced with Visualize Monitor Data in the 7.3 release (which has also been taken back to IBM i 7.2).
by Dawn May | Apr 5, 2017 | Navigator for i, Documentation
IBM Navigator for i (the web console) added support for message monitors and system monitors in the 7.2 release. For those of you familiar with Management Central monitors, the Navigator monitors are quite similar; however, the underlying implementation is different.
by Dawn May | Sep 8, 2016 | Navigator for i, Performance
Recently I wrote about IBM i 7.3 System Monitor Enhancements and mentioned the default monitor collection interval was changed to 60 seconds. On the 7.2 release, the default collection interval was 15 seconds; IBM has recently changed the default on 7.2 to 60 seconds. For this change, you will need the Navigator service pack that was made available this past June. You can find the details of the required PTFs and PTF Groups on the developerWorks page for Navigator PTFs.
by Dawn May | Aug 17, 2016 | Navigator for i, Performance, Systems Management
System Monitor support was added to Navigator with the 7.2 release. Navigator system monitors are similar to Management Central system monitors—they allow you to monitor a set of metrics in real time with the option to set thresholds and define actions to take when those thresholds are hit. However, system monitor support in 7.2 had limited ability to visualize metrics.
by Dawn May | Jan 15, 2016 | SQL, IBM i Services, Performance
SQL CPU Utilization was introduced in the IBM i 7.2 release. This metric helps you discover how much of your CPU is being used by SQL operations, and is a starting point to determine if your CPU utilization is due to SQL or other work on the system. This metric is available on a per-thread basis and aggregated for the partition as a whole.