WebSphere Servers

Introduction:

This section is common to all the editions of IT360, as per the below constraints;

Supported Versions:

The following versions of the WebSphere Servers can be monitored by the IT360;

Availability tab, gives the Availability history for the past 24 hours or 30 days. Performance tab gives the Health Status and events for the past 24 hours or 30 days. List view enables you to perform Bulk admin configurations. Click on the individual monitors listed, to view the following information.

Monitored Parameters:

WebSphere servers are monitored, based on the following parameters or the attributes, listed in the table. The monitoring details of the server are represented graphically, which helps to understand the parameters, with ease. You can also configure thresholds to the attributes, monitored by the server, based on these details.

Parameters

Description

Monitor Details

WebSphere Version

Denotes the version of the WebSphere server monitor.

State

Refers to different states of the Websphere server, such as running and down.

HTTP Port

Refers to HTTP Transport port.

Transaction Details

Specifies Global Commit Duration, Committed Transactions, Transactions Rolled Back and Transactions Optimized.

Server Response Time

Specifies Minimum, Maximum, Average and Current Response Time.

Availability

Specifies the status of the WebSphere server - Available or Not available.

JVM Memory Usage

Specifies the total memory in JVM run time.

CPU Utilization

Specifies the average system CPU utilization, taken over the time interval, since the last reading.

Free Memory

Specifies the amount of real free memory, available on the system.

Average CPU Utilization

Specifies the average percent CPU Usage that is busy, after the server has started.

Session Details of Web Applications

User Sessions

Specifies the total number of sessions that were created.

Invalidated Sessions

Specifies the total number of sessions that were invalidated.

Affinity Breaks

The total number of requests, received for sessions, and last accessed from other Web applications. This value can indicate failover processing or a corrupt plug-in configuration.

EJB Details

Name

Mentions the names of the different EJBs, present in the WebSphere server, with JAR and EAR name. Move the mouse pointer over the EJB name, to view the JAR and EAR name.

Type

Denotes the different types of the beans, such as entity, stateless session, stateful session, and message driven.

Concurrent Lives

Specifies the number of concurrent live beans.

Total Method Calls

Specifies the total number of method calls.

Average Method Response Time

Specifies the average time required, to respond to the method calls.

Pool Size

Specifies the number of objects in the pool (entity and stateless).

Activation Time

Specifies the average time, in milliseconds, that the total bean is activated for that particular Bean container, including the time at the database, if any.

Passivation Time

Specifies the average time, in milliseconds, that the total bean is passivated for that particular Bean container, including the time at the database, if any.

Current JDBC Connection Pool Details

Name

Mentions the name of the current JDBC Connection pool.

Pool Type

Refers to the type of the connection pool.

Create Count

Refers to the total number of connections created.

Pool Size

Specifies the size of the connection pool.

Concurrent Waiters

Specifies the number of threads that are currently waiting for a connection.

Faults

Specifies the total number of faults in the connection pool, such as timeouts.

Average Wait Time

Specifies the average waiting time, in milliseconds, until a connection is granted.

Percent Maxed

Specifies the average percent of the time that all connections are in use.

Thread Pool Details

Name

Mentions the name of the thread pool.

Thread Creates

Specifies the total number of threads created.

Thread Destroys

Specifies the total number of threads destroyed.

Active Threads

Specifies the number of concurrently active threads.

Pool Size

Specifies the average number of threads in pool.

Percent Maxed

Specifies the average percent of the time that all threads are in use.


Note: In Network Deployment mode, Network Deployer will be listed in the WebSphere Monitors list. Clicking on it, will give server information and the custom attributes. Further, the individual WebSpheres within the Network Deployment would also be listed. Clicking on those servers would bring up each of those server's details.

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See Also:

Creating New Monitor - WebSphere Server



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