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The SAR collector executes the sar command and collects the output. Then, it parses the output and performs the necessary data conversions, such as converting page size to a standard 1-K page. Finally, this collector sets the values of the appropriate PATROL parameters.

Default parameter attributes

Attribute

Default value

Application classes

COLLECTORSDCM

Command type

PSL

Platform

AIX, HP-UX, Reliant, Sequent DYNIX/ptx

Icon style

none

Unit

not applicable

Border range

not applicable

Alarm1 range

not applicable

Alarm2 range

not applicable

Scheduling (poll time)

1 min

Active at installation

yes

Parameter type

collector

Value set by

not applicable

On AIX systems, the account that executes the sar command must belong to the adm group. On HP-UX systems, sar occasionally outputs a null value that can lead to incorrect values for the CPURunQSize parameter.

BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management properties

Property

Default value

Monitor type

COLLECTORS

Key Performance Indicator

No
Monitor for abnormalities
No
Graph by default
No
AvailabilityNo
Response time
No
Normal distribution
No
StatisticalNo
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