What is an IBM AIX?
Advanced Interactive eXecutive, often simply referred to as IBM AIX, is a proprietary Unix Operating System (OS) developed and marketed by IBM since 1986.
AIX is designed for robust performance, security, and reliability. It supports a wide range of IBM hardware platforms and offers features such as dynamic hardware resource allocation, workload partitioning, and advanced security features. This makes it a suitable choice for running mission-critical enterprise applications.
How to monitor IBM AIX Servers?
ServicePilot makes it very easy to monitor an IBM AIX Server. Simply configure the SNMP interface of the target IBM AIX Server. Then use the ServicePilot web interface to add a resource from the ServicePilot server-ibm-aix package.
The monitoring statistics gathered in this way include:
- System: CPU and Memory utilization
- Storage: Logical Disk and Physical Disk utilization (Optional)
- Network: Interface status and utilization (Optional)
How to install a ibm-aix resource?
- Use your ServicePilot OnPremise installation or a SaaS account.
- Add a new ibm-aix resource via the web interface (
/prmresources) or via API (
/prmpackagespage), the default ServicePilot agent or another agent will be provisioned automatically.
Details of the ibm-aix package are located in the
/prmpackagespage of the software.
ServicePilot enables you to deliver IT services faster and more securely with automated discovery and advanced monitoring features.
By correlating the technology IBM AIX with APM and infrastructure monitoring, ServicePilot is able to provide a more comprehensive view of an organization's IT environment.
This allows IT teams to quickly identify and diagnose issues that may be impacting application performance, and take corrective action before end-users are affected.