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This documentation space contains information about PATROL Agents when deployed in a TrueSight Operations Management environment. If you are a BMC Helix Operations Management user, see PATROL Agent 22.1 for BMC Helix Operations Management. Open link

Agent tuning variables

In the PATROL Agent Configuration Utility, these variables are located in /AgentSetup/AgentTuning.

Variable

Description

Format

For information, see page

agentPriority

Sets the operating system scheduling priority (referred to as the nice value in UNIX) for the PATROL Agent process

Numeric

PATROL Agent process

applCheckCycle

Sets the application discovery rate in seconds

Numeric

Application discovery rate

getProcsCycle

Sets process cache refresh rate in seconds

Numeric

Process cache refresh rate

iseriesProcCacheActiveJobs

Specifies whether the PATROL Agent will maintain a list of all jobs or only the active jobs in the process cache

To maintain a list of the active jobs in the process cache, set the value to YES.

Boolean

Not applicable

procCacheInternal

Specifies whether the PATROL Agent will collect the process related information from /proc directory on the UNIX platform or using the PS command.

To collect data using the PS command, set the value to 0.

Numeric

Not applicable

procCachePriority

Sets the operating system scheduling priority (referred to as the nice value in UNIX) for the process that refreshes the process cache

Numeric

Cache refresh process

procCacheSchedPriority

Sets the internal scheduling priority for the process that refreshes the process cache

Numeric

Internal cache refresh process

pslInstructionMax

Sets the maximum number of instructions within pslInstructionPeriod seconds that a PSL process can run without incurring an internal scheduling delay

Numeric

Editing list to filter by application or regular expression

pslInstructionPeriod

Sets period of time in seconds that a PSL process can run the maximum number of instructions without incurring an internal scheduling delay

Numeric

Time period for instruction execution

runqDelta

Sets gap (in seconds) between processes in the PATROL Agent's run queue

Numeric

Interval between internal processes

runqDeltaIncrement

Sets the increment (in seconds) used when checking for a gap in the PATROL Agent's run queue

Numeric

Increment checking of internal process interval

runqMaxDelta

Sets the maximum delay (in seconds) for a process

Numeric

Maximum delay of an internal process

runqSchedPolicy

Sets the PATROL Agent scheduling policy

Numeric

PATROL Agent's scheduling policy

userPriority

Sets operating system scheduling priority (the nice value) for processes created by PATROL Agent

Numeric

Processes created by PATROL Agent

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