Free performance monitoring for VMware™ and IBM Power Systems™

IBM i OS agent

The OS agent is written in C language. It is running on IBM i operating system where it regularly (every minute) collects performance data and transfers it every 10 minutes to the LPAR2RRD server where data is saved and graphically presented through the web GUI.
Installation and Upgrade manual include download links.
You can see it on our demo (1 x IBM i server with 1 full partition and the OS agent, not HMC managed).

It is free, no feature restrictions. You can optionally buy support. Licensing details.

Monitoring scope

Graph name

Metric

Per
System

Per
  Pool  

Per
  ASP  

OS command

Example

WRKACTJOBCPU %yesWRKACTJOB
AS400 IBMi WRKACTJOB
AS400 IBMi WRKACTJOB
CPUTOPCPU coreyesAS400 IBMi CPUTOP
IOTOPIO/secyesWRKACTJOB
AS400 IBMi WRKACTJOB
AS400 IBMi IOTOP
DiskTOP
(v1.1.0)
disk busy %yesAS400 IBMi DiskTOP busy
IO/secyesAS400 IBMi DiskTOP IO
JOBS
JobsyesWRKSYSSTS
AS400 IBMi WRKSYSSTS
AS400 IBMi Job
Active jobsyes
Active threadsyes
ASP freeFree capacityyesDSPASPBRMAS400 IBMi ASP used
ASP usedUsed capacityyesDSPASPBRMAS400 IBMi ASP free
ASP dataData throughputyesWRKDSKSTS
AS400 IBMi WRKDSKSTS
AS400 IBMi ASP data
ASP IOPSIO/secyesWRKDSKSTS
AS400 IBMi WRKDSKSTS
AS400 IBMi ASP IO/sec
POOLPool sizeyesWRKSYSSTS
AS400 IBMi WRKSYSSTS
AS400 IBMi pool
THREADSCurrent threadsyesAS400 threads
Faults
DB faults/secyesWRKSYSSTS
AS400 IBMi WRKSYSSTS
AS400 IBMi faults
non DB faults/secyes
Pages
DB pages/secyesWRKSYSSTS
AS400 IBMi WRKSYSSTS
AS400 IBMi pages
non DB pages/secyes
LAN
(v1.1.0)
MB/secyesAS400 IBMi LAN
Packets/secyes
Discarded/secyes
Version 1.1.0 was be released at 24th of Oct 2016.

Feel free to comment our implementation or discuss issues on our web forum