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In PATROL console, menu commands (KM commands) are options to configure the knowledge module and discover virtualization components. Right-click an object to access its menu commands. The following topics describe the menus used in BMC PATROL for AIX:


AIX Hosts application menu

The following menu commands are available in the AIX Hosts application class. To access this menu, right-click the AIX Hosts node and select KM Commands.

Menu commandAction
Manage List of Monitored Hosts

Displays the Manage List of Monitored Hosts dialog boxes.

Allows you to perform the following actions:

  • Add a remote host to the environment for monitoring (see, Add Host dialog box)
  • Modify the details of a remote host such as the assigned profile, and public and private key paths, after you add the host (see Modify Host instanceName dialog box)
  • Remove a remote host from the environment to stop monitoring of the host
Manage User Profiles

Displays the Manage Profile dialog box.

Allows you to perform the following actions:

  • Create a profile so that hosts can be assigned to the profile
  • Modify the username and password for a profile
  • Delete a profile

AIX OS application menu

The following menu commands are available in the AIX OS application class. To access this menu, right-click the AIX OS node and select KM Commands.

Menu commandAction
Top N Processes
  • CPU - Lists top 10 hosts by CPU usage.
  • Memory - Lists top 10 hosts by memory usage.
Debug and DiagnosticsProvides access to a diagnostic report and debug controls for various collectors.

Debug and Diagnostics submenu

To access this menu, right-click the AIX OS node and select KM Commands.This submenu allows you to select supplementary diagnostics and enable debug for specific a application class. 

Menu command

Description

Create Diagnostic Report

Displays the Select Categories of Diagnostics dialog box.

Allows you to gather supplementary diagnostics such as dump options, installation diagnostics and log files.

Manage Debug

Displays the Manage Debug dialog box.

Allows you to enable debugging for selected application classes.

Kernel application menu

To access this menu, right-click the Kernel node and select KM Commands.

Menu commandAction
Refresh ParametersForces an update of the application parameter values

Network application menu

To access this menu, right-click the Network node and select KM Commands. Following table lists the commands on the Network application menu.

Menu commandAction
TCP/IP

Accesses the TCP/IP menu that allows you to view reports and execute TCP/IP utilities. The output appears in the system output window.

Items on TCP/IP menu

Menu commandAction
List HostsLists the hosts on the network.
List ProtocolsDisplays the list of known protocols and protocol numbers.
List ServicesProvides a list of available services.
List Trusted HostsLists TCP/IP trusted hosts.
ARP > Show ARP Cache

ARP - Adds and deletes hosts from the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) table.

Show ARP Cache - Displays the hosts and addresses in the ARP table


List Network InterfaceDisplays the state of an automatically configured interface in a task window.
List Memory BufferDisplays memory management statistics in a task window.
List Network AddressDisplays all the network addresses in a task window.
List Routing TableDisplays the routing table and statistics for the network in a task window.
Show Protocol StatisticsDisplays the statistics for each protocol layer.
Refresh ParametersForces an update of the application parameter values.

Memory application menu

To access this menu, right-click the Kernel node and select KM Commands.

Menu commandAction
List Shared Memory SegmentsDisplays information about the shared memory segments. The output appears in the system output window.
List SemaphoresLists information about the active semaphores. Identify a particular semaphore by looking at the owner ID and group ID. The output appears in the system output window.
Refresh ParametersForces an update of the application parameter values.

CPU application menu

To access this menu, right-click the CPU node and select KM Commands.

Menu commandAction
Refresh ParametersForces an update of the application parameter values

NFS application menu

To access this menu, right-click the NFS node and select KM Commands.

Menu commandAction
List Servers

Displays all the NFS servers for the system.

Refresh Parameters

Forces an update of the application parameter values.

Processes application menu

To access this menu, right-click the Processes node and select KM Commands.

Menu commandAction
List Zombie ProcessesDisplays information about the zombie processes that persist on the system.
Manage List of Monitored ProcessesSpawns the Manage List of Monitored Processes dialog box which is used to add, modify, and report on monitored processes in your environment.
Identify Flag DirectorySpawns the Identify Flag Directory dialog box, which is used to specify a directory where PATROL will look for process presence flag files.
Refresh Parameters

Forces an update of the application parameter values.

Disk application menu

To access this menu, right-click the Disk node and select KM Commands.

Menu commandAction
Manage Disk Exclusion List

Displays the Manage Disk Exclusion List dialog box. Allows you to exclude or include DISK instances.

Refresh Parameters

Forces an update of the application parameter values.

Filesystems application menu

To access this menu, right-click the Filesystems node and select KM Commands.

Menu commandAction
Manage Filesystems

Spawns the Manage Filesystems dialog box which is used to include, exclude monitored filesystems in your environment.

Refresh Parameters

Forces an update of the application parameter values.

Swap application menu

To access this menu, right-click the Filesystems node and select KM Commands.

Menu commandAction
Refresh Parameters

Forces an update of the application parameter values.

Users application menu

To access this menu, right-click the Users node and select KM Commands.

Menu commandAction
List Current UsersDisplays a list of users that are currently active on the host.
Process ListDisplays all the processes that belong to the specified user.
Refresh Parameters

Forces an update of the application parameter values.

Logical Partition application menu

To access this menu, expand the AIX Virtualization node, right-click the Logical Partitions node and select KM Commands.

Menu commandAction
Debug and Diagnostics

Allows you to display detailed debugging messages for Logical Partitions.

Virtualization Debug Admin - Displays a dialog box that offers debug option for the Logical Partition.

Get Debug Status - Displays if the debug is ON/OFF for the Logical Partition. The status is displayed on the System Output Window.

Refresh Parameters

Forces an update of the application parameter values.

Workload Partitions application menu

To access this menu, expand the AIX Virtualization node, right-click the Workload Partitions node and select KM Commands.

Menu commandAction
Refresh Parameters

Forces an update of the application parameter values.

Top WPARs

CPU - Lists top WPARs by CPU usage.

Memory - Lists top WPARs by memory usage.

Debug and Diagnostics

Allows you to display detailed debugging messages for Workload Partitions.

Workload Partitions Debug Admin - Displays a dialog box that offers debug selection option for the Workload Partitions.

IAK XPC Administration - Displays the IAKServer.XPC Admin dialog box.

Get Debug Status - Displays if the debug is ON/OFF for the Workload Partition. The status is displayed on the System Output Window.

HMC application menu

To access this menu, right-click the HMC node and select KM Commands.

Menu commandAction
Manage List of Management Consoles

Displays the Manage List of Management Consoles dialog box, which allows you to add, modify or delete management consoles.

 

 

Allows you to perform the following actions:

 

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