WPARs page in the AIX WPAR view

The WPARs page in the AIX WPAR view provides an overview of all available WPARs in the AIX WPAR virtualization environment belonging to a selected host, including details about CPU frequency, model, and CPU and memory utilization.

To access the page, select Views > Virtualization > AIX Views > WPAR, and click the WPARs tab.

WPARs

The WPARs table lists all WPARs in the selected host. Each row corresponds to a WPAR and shows the following information:


Column

Description

Statistical
Type 
Metrics 

WPAR

Name of the workload partition (WPAR).

Last valueNAME 

Host

Name of the host that contains the WPAR. The host could either be a standalone AIX system, or a logical partition.

Last valueHost name retrieved using relationship VH_CONTAINS_GM  

vCPUs

Number of virtual CPUs configured for the WPAR.

Last valueCPU_NUM 

CPU Util [%]

CPU used by the WPAR, normalized by the number of virtual CPU configured for the partition

95th PercentileCPU_UTIL 

Memory Used [MB]

Memory used by the WPAR.

95th PercentileMEM_USED 
Network Rate [MBits/s]Network received/transmitted rate, measured in megabits per second.95th Percentile

NET_BIT_RATE

I/O Rate [MB/s]Disk input/output rate, measured in megabytes per second.95th PercentileDISK_TRANSFER_RATE

WPAR details page

Click the name of the WPAR in the WPARs table to view the details page. The WPAR details page displays the following information:

  • General details of the host, such as name, type and tags
  • Related Information panel: ThresholdsThe thresholds page allows you to view and manage threshold settings for the selected Pool. See Configuring and managing thresholds for metrics and indicators for detailed information. 
  • Tags panel: Displays tags, if any, that are associated with the pool.  For more information, see Working with tag filters. 
  • Summary Information: The Summary tab, that is displayed by default, displays performance details for the WPAR in a horizontal summary table, as well as charts.
  • The Configuration Details tab displays the configuration metrics for the pool.
    For more information, see Data Explorer views for WPARs.
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