IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for Application Diagnostics, Version 7.1.0.1

Attributes for ITCAM Agent for HTTP Servers


IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager Agent for HTTP Servers is a Tivoli Enterprise Management Agent that is located within your distributed systems. This agent gathers data about Web Server processes that are running, and stores this data in elements called attributes. Each attribute is a characteristic of an object. For example, the Kilobytes Rate (per second) attribute in the Apache Web server attribute group reports the rate at which kilobytes were sent and received, per second, during the collection interval.


Attribute groups

The ITCAM Agent for HTTP Servers attributes are organized into groups of related items. These attribute groups comprise the attribute tables for this agent.


Attributes and workspaces

Within the Tivoli Enterprise Portal workspaces, these attributes are displayed in, and correspond to, the columns in the reports and the items in the graphic displays for charts and graphs. You can use the collected data to analyze and monitor the performance of your Web servers and the applications running within them. For an overview of the correlations between the predefined workspaces and the attribute groups, see Attribute groups used by the predefined workspaces.


Attributes and situations

Various attributes are referenced by the product's predefined situations. You can also use the ITCAM Agent for HTTP Servers attributes to create your own situations to monitor the performance of your Web servers and their applications. These situations can monitor your Web server resources or correlate multiple conditions to alert you to problems that might occur when attribute values exceed thresholds that you defined.


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ITCAM Agent for HTTP Servers