OMW-Support Tip:How to create measurement threshold policy manually?

 

 

To create a threshold policy Operations Manager for windows, go to Policy Management -> Policies grouped by type -> Agent policies.

 

Click on Measurement Threshold on the left pane; go to the right pane and right click -> New -> Policy

 

1. On the Source tab:

 

                Source type = Embedded Performance Component

               

                Data Source = CODA

               

                Object = GLOBAL

 

For monitoring the Memory Util:

 

                Metric = GBL_MEM_UTIL

               

For monitoring the Memory Pageout Rate:

 

                Metric = GBL_MEM_PAGEOUT_RATE

               

2. Go to Threshold levels tab:

 

                Select Maximum

 

                Select New from the right hand column

               

                Give a Threshold level description: Critical Alert

               

                Threshold >= 30

               

                (Note: if the percentage of memory in the node >= 30%, there will be a message to management server)

 

                On the Start actions

               

                Click on Message

               

                Fill the Message attributes fields appropriately

                                (Note: here you will configure how you want the message to display when it generates a message alert you can look for more information in the Management server online help under "Message Attribute")

               

                Click OK

               

                Select Active Msg. Browser and click OK

               

3. Finally Click Save and Close

 

Now the policy is created. Deploy it to the nodes where you want to monitor it by right clicking on the policy and All Tasks -> Deploy on