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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 15, 2020

nmon for IPS host monitoring

We don't have any monitoring capability like nmon at the database host level in the IPS.If we want to install, we need to get exceptions from the security team since it is not available on FixCentral. Even then, there is no guarantee it will persist after the upgrade.

Can you please integrate nmon with IPS host container so that it can persist even after upgrades, and we do not need to install every time we do software deployment.

Needed by Date Jul 31, 2020
  • Guest
    Oct 8, 2020

    We need to monitor CPU, Memory, Network traffic on the appliance in various situations. For example, recently we did backup and restore performance/throughput testing with a few IBMers, and we had to install nmon for which we had to take exceptions and approvals from internal security team since it is not part of the fix central. If this can be hosted in the fix central or make it a part of the CP4D, then that would benefit the customer.

  • Guest
    Oct 8, 2020

    What is the use case here? Need details on the problem you're observing