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  • This article explains how to use the pre-built configuration for IBM DataPower Appliance Monitoring with Monitoring Studio v9.4 and higher.
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Monitoring IBM DataPower Appliance using Monitoring Studio KM

KB1218 - Apr 24, 2018

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This article explains how to import the pre-built configuration into Monitoring Studio to monitor the IBM DataPower Appliance.

Important Note: This pre-built configuration does not cover all the monitoring aspects of the IBM DataPower Appliance. It is provided as an example and can be used as a working base for advanced monitoring. No support will be provided for this pre-built configuration. Should you need further assistance to customize it, please contact our Professional Services team.

Monitored Parameters

The pre-built configuration collects the components and metrics listed below.

Monitoring IBM DataPower Appliance

Appliance Memory

  • Appliance Free Memory
  • Appliance Memory Usage percent
  • Appliance Total Memory
  • Appliance Used Memory


  • CPU1 Temperature
  • CPU2 Temperature
  • Fan
  • Speed
  • Status
  • Power Supply Status
  • System Temperature
  • Voltage
  • Current Reading
  • Status

Ethernet Interfaces

  • IF status
  • Received Packets
  • Received Traffic MB
  • Rx Drops
  • Rx Errors
  • Transmitted Packets
  • Transmitted Traffic MB
  • Tx Drops
  • Tx Errors

Fibre Channel HBA

  • Operation State

Fibre Channel Targets

  • Operation State

File System

  • Free Space Encrypted
  • Free Space Internal
  • Free Space Temporary
  • Total Space Encrypted
  • Total Space Internal
  • Total Space Temporary

ISCSI Target

  • Operation State

ISCSI Volume

  • Operation State

Load Balancer

  • Health

NFS Mount

  • Files Open
  • Files Read
  • Files Written

Physical Drive

  • State

RAID Battery Backup

  • Status
  • Temperature
  • Voltage

RAID Volumes

  • Enabled
  • Health
  • Inactive Status
  • Number of Physical Disks

Importing the Pre-Built Configuration


Before using the pre-built configuration, make sure that:


  1. Download the configuration file, unzip and copy it on the server where the PATROL Agent is installed and loaded with the Monitoring Studio KM.

  2. Right-click on the main Monitoring Studio icon > KM Commands > Configuration > Import Configuration

  3. Locate the folder where the downloaded .cfg file is saved.

    Importing the pre-built configuration

  4. Select the IBM DataPower configuration file.

    Selecting the configuration file to import

  5. Monitoring Studio indicates the number of hosts found in the configuration file that require specific information before being imported. You can click the Hosts button to view the list. Click Next.

    Verifying the Host information

  6. Provide the hostname or IP address of the IBM DataPower Appliance to be monitored and click Next.

    Providing the hostname or IP address of the IBM DataPower Appliance to be monitored

  7. Select the SNMP Protocol. Click Next.

    Select the SNMP Protocol version used by IBM DataPower

  8. Provide the community string or the credentials depending on the SNMP version. Click Next.

    Provide the Community String

  9. Review the Import Summary and click Next.

    Reviewing the import summary

  10. Click Finish.

    Import Completed

Note: Thresholds are not set by default. We recommend you set them according to your specific requirements.

Learn More

To learn more about the Monitors used in this configuration template, please refer to the Specifying the Monitors Used section of the user documentation. Please refer to Professional Services page to learn more about the consulting services available.