IBM DS6000, DS8000 Series KM for PATROL
Release Notes for v1.3.00
The various enhancements and metrics monitoring improvements included in version 1.3.00 of the KM have made upgrading from an older version of IBM DS6000, DS8000 Series KM for PATROL to version 1.3.00 impossible.
•Disable Volumes Monitoring: This new feature allows administrators to disable the monitoring of all the volumes of a system in order to limit the number of instances created and therefore reduce the system resource consumption.
•The KM now supports unlimited debug file size. In previous versions, the debug file size was limited to 500 MB.
•New Application Classes: IBM DS6000, DS8000 Series KM for PATROL now monitors physical disks (SEN_I68_PHYSICALDISK and SEN_I68_PHYSICALDISK_CONT) as well as logical partitions (SEN_I68_LPAR and SEN_I68_LPAR_CONT)
•New parameters: the table lists the various parameters that have been added to better cover the monitoring of the various aspect of your IBM environment.
Changes and Improvements
•KM Reinitialization: A backup of the PATROL Agent configuration is now performed and saved in the $PATROL_HOME/config directory before a reinitialization of the KM.
•Updated parameters: the table lists the parameters for which the name has been simplified:
•The list of Configuration variables has been updated to better reflect the available advanced configuration options.
•The volumes discovery process outlasted its anticipated duration causing the collection process to stop.