This task describes how to change the data collection method for the PATROL KM for UNIX and Linux. See the Configuring in a BMC PATROL environment for more information about the data collection methods that are supported on each platform.
Determine the collection method that you are currently using by opening the UNIX OS container. If the DCM icon is visible, BMC PATROL is using the DCM data collection method. If the COLLECTORS icon is visible, BMC PATROL is using the PSL data collection method.
To change the collection method, perform the following procedure:
Click Yes to confirm.
BMC PATROL changes the collection method. In the process of changing collectors, BMC PATROL destroys some existing parameters and creates others.
Select Update Connection. BMC PATROL reconnects to the Agent and displays the parameters supported by the chosen data collection method.