User goals and features

PATROL for IBM DB2 provides a detailed view of all system activity over time so that you can detect problems, optimize systems, analyze trends, plan capacity, and manage multiple hosts simultaneously. 

PATROL for IBM DB2 user roles

User roleResponsibilityReference

Administrators are responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining the PATROL for IBM DB2 KM implementation.

Some of the tasks executed by an Administrator are:

  • Install and upgrade the product
  • Create users or configure the KM, create and assign roles and access groups to users
  • Ensure that the PATROL for IBM DB2 environment remains healthy over time, and uses the self-monitoring capabilities provided by the KM


Configuring after installation

End User

End Users of PATROL IBM DB2 can represent a variety of different roles, such as IT Operations user, Technology Specialist, and Solution Administrator.

They usually do not execute tasks on PATROL for IBM DB2, but rather access and consume results of the KM, such as the system output generated by the agent actions or menu commands.

Monitor types and attributes

Configuring after installation

Support Support of the PATROL for IBM DB2 KM are (internal or external) resources that can seek troubleshooting information about monitoring the KM.



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