IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for Application Diagnostics, Version 7.1.0.1

Disable a data collector


Disable your data collectors on the Configured data collector Overview page. Manage monitoring on your system by enabling and disabling data collectors as needed.  

To disable a data collector:

  1. From the top navigation, click...

      Administration > Server Management > Data Collector Configuration > data_collector > Disable

  2. The system disables the data collector and the button face changes to Enable.


Results

Disable a data collector in the Visualization Engine only disables monitoring with the Managing Server; IBM Tivoli Monitoring is not affected. You can also use the data collector configuration to disable communication between the data collector and the Managing Server. The following table provides a comparison between these two ways of disabling data collector communication to the Managing Server:


Comparison of ways to disable data collector communication to the Managing Server.

Disable data collector communication to the Managing Server using data collector configuration Disable data collector communication to the Managing Server using the Visualization Engine
The application server instance is not listed in the Visualization Engine. The application server instance remains listed in the Visualization Engine.
The Visualization Engine shows no information on the application server instance. The Visualization Engine shows whether the application server instance is up or down; monitoring information is not available.
No system or network resources are used for Managing Server communication. Some system and network resources are used to maintain Managing Server communication.
You do not need to apply maintenance fixes for the agent that only impact Managing Server communication. You need to apply maintenance fixes for the agent that only impact Managing Server communication.
To re-enable communication, perform data collector configuration again, and restart the application server. To re-enable communication using the Visualization Engine, you do not need to restart the application server.


Parent topic:

Data Collector Configuration


Related topics

Configure a data collector
Enable a data collector
Modify a configuration