AppManager for IBM PowerVM
Date Published: December 2013
AppManager for IBM PowerVM provides resource usage, performance, and availability information for the PowerVM managed systems and logical partitions (LPARs) without requiring individual agents on the managed systems and LPARs.
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This initial release of the AppManager for PowerVM module provides Knowledge Scripts for monitoring the processor, disk, and memory resource usage by PowerVM managed systems, LPARs, CPU pools, physical volume groups, and physical volumes. The module includes a Discovery Knowledge Script and seven monitoring Knowledge Scripts.
This release includes the following Knowledge Scripts:
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AppManager for IBM PowerVM has the following system requirements:
AppManager for IBM PowerVM uses any NetIQ UNIX agent on a Unix computer as a proxy monitoring server and from there uses the IBM Hardware Management Console to monitor PowerVM resources. AppManager for IBM PowerVM requires a passwordless trusted SSH connection to the IBM Management Console from the UNIX agent computer using the same user account that was used to install the UNIX agent.
For more information, see the AppManager for IBM PowerVM Management Guide, included in the download package.
Contents of the Download Package
AppManager for IBM PowerVM includes Knowledge Scripts to discover and monitor PowerVM resources. The download package includes this Readme, a management guide, Help for Knowledge Scripts, and several files that are used during installation:
When you download the module, these files are copied by default to the local folder on the download computer. Consider copying these files to the
Installing This Module
To install this module:
Note: Make sure you set up a passwordless trusted SSH connection to the IBM Hardware Management Console from the UNIX agent computer using the same user identifier that was used to install the UNIX agent.
For more information about installing this module, see the AppManager for IBM PowerVM Management Guide, included in the download package.
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