How to monitor ZOS SP AGENT servers


What is z/OS?

z/OS, a widely used mainframe operating system from IBM, is designed to offer a stable, secure, and continuously available environment for applications running on the mainframe. IBM z/OS V2.5 is now generally available and designed to enable innovative development to support hybrid cloud and AI business applications, underpinned by next-level security and resilience.

With a continuous delivery model, new z/OS capabilities are available with no impact to stability, complexity, or costs.

What is Server z/OS monitoring?

The zos-sp-agent package monitors system statistics for z/OS hosts.

This package automatically provisions the ServicePilot Manager and configures the ServicePilot Agent to collect indicators from a z/OS Host.

Resources of this package are automatically added following the provisioning of a nettrace-zos package.


How to install a zos-sp-agent resource?

  1. Use your ServicePilot OnPremise installation or a SaaS account.
  2. Add a new zos-sp-agent resource via the web interface (/prmviews or /prmresources) or via API (/prmpackages page), the default ServicePilot agent or another agent will be provisioned automatically.

Details of the zos-sp-agent package are located in the /prmpackages page 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 ZOS SP AGENT 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.

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