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Memory Status (IBM) Service

Memory Status (IBM) monitors the status of specified memory banks on IBM servers.

Special Note

This service operates in conjunction with the vendor-supplied hardware agent and requires SNMP to be configured so that it is accessible from both the MSP N-central Agent and the MSP N-central Probe.

The following are the requirements in order to associate this service with a device:

  • The device must undergo discovery using a Probe-based asset scan.
  • You need to enable SNMP enabled on the device on the Properties tab of the device.
  • Once you enable SNMP for the device, you need to configure a community string. The default community string is public.

Service Type

SNMP

Instances on a Device

8

Supported Systems/Applications

Any IBM-SYSTEM-MEMORY-MIB compliant device

Device Class

Server - Generic, Server - Windows

Monitored By

Windows Probes

Scan Interval

5 minutes

Memory Bank Name The name of the memory bank to be monitored. OID: 1.3.6.1.4.1.2.6.159.1.1.120.1.1.1

OID/Calculation

Metric Name

OID/Calculation

Description

Error Detected

1.3.6.1.4.1.2.6.159.1.1.120.1.1.3

Indicates if the Memory Bank is experiencing any issues. The returned value is a Boolean (true/false), where, True=Failed, and False=Normal.

Memory Location

1.3.6.1.4.1.2.6.159.1.1.120.1.1.13 Indicates the physical location of the memory bank in the IBM server.