Patches

P1542: Network Delays on IBM AIX Servers

Jul 3, 2014
Patch for BMC Performance Manager Express for Hardware - Version(s) 2.7.26, 2.7.28, 2.9.00, 2.9.10

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Patch content

Connector for "IBM AIX - Common"

Should you install this patch?

Install this patch if you are experiencing network delays when monitoring network cards on IBM AIX servers.

What does it fix?

Network delays have been observed when the enstat command used to collect Ethernet ports statistics on IBM AIX servers was run on disabled ports. To prevent these delays, BMC Performance Manager Express for Hardware now checks whether the ports are enabled or not before running this consuming command. For disabled ports, default values ("unplugged", zero traffic, OK) will now be provided.

How to install the patch?

  1. Copy the following file to %RSM_HOME%\RSMxx\SEN_HW\hdf_2xxx\ on each RSM:
    • MS_HW_IBMAIX.hdf
  2. No further actions are required.