Configure AIX 5.3 and AIX 6.1 on POWER5 and POWER6 (Micro-Partitioning)
To configure AIX Micro-Partitioning in shared and uncapped mode to work with Intelligent Management, enable performance collection in the Hardware management console (HMC).
Ensure you have access to the HMC for the AIX servers.
If we do not configure this setting in the HMC, but you are using AIX micro-partitioning in shared and uncapped mode, the following message displays in our system out log of the node agent process:
APMI_XDSYSTEM_HW_INFO_WARN=ASPS0023W: The logical partition on which this node resides has a mode of shared, a type of uncapped, but performance collection is not enabled.
We must enable this setting so that Intelligent Management can recognize more than the entitled capacity for a logical partition (LPAR).
- Enable the performance hardware collection setting for each LPAR. In the HMC, click Systems management > Servers > physical_server_name > LPAR_name. Select Allow performance hardware collection.
- Click OK.
- Restart the LPAR.
ResultsIntelligent Management can recognize more than the entitled capacity for a logical partition (LPAR).
- Intelligent Management in a micro-partitioned environment
We can use Intelligent Management in a micro-partitioned environment. We can use shared processor partitions with Intelligent Management.