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Free IBM i (AS/400,iSeries) performance monitoring tool

IBM i OS agent

The OS agent is written in the C language. It is running on IBM i operating system where it regularly (every minute) collects performance data and transfers it every 10-20 minutes to the LPAR2RRD server where data is saved and graphically presented through the web UI.
Installation / Upgrade / Release notes
You can see it in 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.

Monitoring scope

Graph name Metric Per System Per Pool Per ASP OS command Example
WRKACTJOB CPU % yes WRKACTJOB
AS400 IBMi WRKACTJOB
AS400 IBMi WRKACTJOB
CPUTOP CPU core yes AS400 IBMi CPUTOP
IOTOP IO/sec yes WRKACTJOB
AS400 IBMi WRKACTJOB
AS400 IBMi IOTOP
DiskTOP
disk busy % yes AS400 IBMi DiskTOP busy
IO/sec yes AS400 IBMi DiskTOP IO
JOBS
Jobs yes WRKSYSSTS
AS400 IBMi WRKSYSSTS
AS400 IBMi Job
Active jobs yes
Active threads yes
ASP free Free capacity yes DSPASPBRM AS400 IBMi ASP used
ASP used Used capacity yes DSPASPBRM AS400 IBMi ASP free
ASP used % Used capacity % yes DSPASPBRM
ASP data Data throughput yes WRKDSKSTS
AS400 IBMi WRKDSKSTS
AS400 IBMi ASP data
ASP IOPS IO/sec yes WRKDSKSTS
AS400 IBMi WRKDSKSTS
AS400 IBMi ASP IO/sec
ASP total latency mili sec yes AS400 IBMi ASP latency
ASP service time mili sec yes AS400 IBMi ASP service time
ASP wait time mili sec yes AS400 IBMi ASP wait time
POOL Pool size yes WRKSYSSTS
AS400 IBMi WRKSYSSTS
AS400 IBMi pool
THREADS Current threads yes AS400 threads
Faults
DB faults/sec yes WRKSYSSTS
AS400 IBMi WRKSYSSTS
AS400 IBMi faults
non DB faults/sec yes
Pages
DB pages/sec yes WRKSYSSTS
AS400 IBMi WRKSYSSTS
AS400 IBMi pages
non DB pages/sec yes
LAN
MB/sec yes AS400 IBMi LAN
Packets/sec yes
Discarded/sec yes

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