Free performance monitoring for VMware™ and IBM Power Systems™


This version contains following major enhancements (since latest stable 3.50):
  • Operating System agent for retrieving memory and paging utilization data from LPARs. It brings following:
    • OS memory usage graphs (LPAR detail page)
    • Paging activity graphs (LPAR detail page)
    • Paging activity alerting via alerting module
  • Data health check: once a day is checked if all data is regularly stored. List of all LPARs or CPU pools not being updated for more than 24h can be found: LPAR2RRD menu section --> Data check.
  • RMC check: there is once a day checked if RMC connection to all LPARs is ok or not (Global --> RMC check)
  • Custom groups now show together with CPU graphs also aggregated memory graphs
    • LPAR groups: allocated memory and OS memory graphs (if the OS agent is running there)
    • CPU pools: memory capacity for "ALL CPU Pools"
  • Custom groups - CPU pools: the line has been added with sum of all POOL entitlements (useful especially for licensing purposes)
  • Capacity on Demand graphs if that feature is used
  • LPAR search now searches even in current profile names (results are below LPAR name search results)
  • HMC totals (Global --> HMC totals)
    • LPARs aggregated graphs per a HMC (useful for systems with CPU dedicated partitions where usual "HMC Totals" does not show dedicated partitions)
    • Summary of running LPARs and servers per a HMC is counted and graphed once a day
  • Global "Historical reports" has been enhanced about CPU pool historical graphs (only LPARs had been there before)
  • All trending graphs have now 3rd additional 30-day trend line (before just last year and last 3 months trends had been there)
  • ... and many smaller fixed and enhancements

Known issues

  • Memory agent feature: there was restriction to max input size for used and free memory to 100GB, therefore graphs have not shown anything when values are over 100GB.

    Install 3.61 version which fixes that.
    The fix has been done in the server part, therefore you do not have to reinstall agents.
  • Custom group: OS memory graphs there include FS cache into used memory. This will be fixed in 3.62.