IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for Application Diagnostics, Version 7.1.0.1

DB Connection Pools workspace

This workspace displays information about the database connection pools associated with each application server.

You can use this workspace to monitor Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) performance for WAS applications. This workspace displays data provided by the DB Connection Pools attributes.

The predefined workspace contains the following items:


Access the DB Connection Pools workspace

To access this workspace:

  1. In the Navigator, expand Windows Systems, Linux Systems, z/OS Systems, or UNIX Systems, as appropriate for the node you are monitoring.

  2. Within the node list, expand the entry that corresponds to the node you want to select.

  3. Within that node list of monitored applications, expand the list of WebSphere agents.

  4. Within the list of available agents, expand the WebSphere application server entry of your choice.

  5. Within that server list of available WAS workspaces, click the DB Connection Pools entry.


Selected DB Connection Pool - History workspace

The Selected DB Connection Pool - History workspace displays historical information that corresponds to the information in the DB Connection Pools workspace for a selected connection pool. Historical information is collected over a specific time span. See the online help for Tivoli Enterprise Portal for a detailed explanation of historical reporting.


Access the Selected DB Connection Pool - History workspace

To access this workspace from the DB Connection Pools workspace, use one of the following procedures:

Additional information:


Access the Managing Server Visualization Engine from the DB Connection Pools workspace

In the Tivoli Enterprise Portal access the DB Connection Pools workspace. You can use the Diagnostic Server Activity Display link to access the Managing Server Visualization Engine. For information about access requirements see Prerequisites for access.

  1. In the DB Connection Pools window, right click the choose link icon then click Diagnostic Server Activity Display.

  2. If this is your first time to access the Managing Server Visualization Engine during a session, you see a Welcome to the Application Monitor page.

  3. Depending on the user setup configuration in your environment you may or may not have to type your Managing Server Visualization Engine User Name and Password. If you do, you only need to log in using your User Name and Password once per session.

  4. Click OK to display the Server Activity Display page in the Managing Server Visualization engine. You can use link to diagnose application problems, for example, slow transactions or high response times.

  5. The results relate directly to the context from where you launched the link in the Tivoli Enterprise Portal. For more information about using the Server Activity Display page and additional features, refer to the Composite Application Manager help within the Managing Server Visualization Engine Interface.

  6. To return to the previous workspace in the Tivoli Enterprise Portal interface at any time choose from the following options:

    • from the Tivoli Enterprise Portal desktop client, click the back arrow on your web browser.

    • from the Tivoli Enterprise Portal browser client, click the browser back arrow.

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Parent topic:

Workspaces for ITCAM Agent for WebSphere Applications