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IBM PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT FOR POWER SYSTEMS Getting Started Manual

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Performance Management
Performance Management
for Power Systems:
for Power Systems:
Getting Started Guide
Getting Started Guide
http://www.ibm.com/systems/power/support/perfmgmt/
© 2010 IBM Corporation

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  • Page 1 Performance Management Performance Management for Power Systems: for Power Systems: Getting Started Guide Getting Started Guide http://www.ibm.com/systems/power/support/perfmgmt/ © 2010 IBM Corporation...
  • Page 2 Interactive Graphing capability of PM for Power Systems. With Interactive Graphing, a user is able to view the PM data within 1 business day of IBM receiving the data. © 2010 IBM Corporation...
  • Page 3 IBM Global Technology Services Registering for an IBM ID  An IBM ID is required in order to securely access the PM for Power Systems Web application.  To register for an IBM ID, please visit www.ibm.com and click on the “Register”...
  • Page 4 IBM Global Technology Services Login Page and URL https://pmeserver.rochester.ibm.com/ Important information regarding updates or changes to PM for Power Systems can be found in the Hot Topics section, on the right side of the PM Login Page. © 2010 IBM Corporation...
  • Page 5: Welcome Page

    IBM Global Technology Services Welcome Page © 2010 IBM Corporation...
  • Page 6: Creating A Group

    IBM Global Technology Services Creating a Group One of the features of PM for Power Systems is the ability to create groups of servers. A group is a collection of servers/LPARs based on the user’s business requirements. For example, a user might have several groups that are based on business regions.
  • Page 7 IBM Global Technology Services Authorize Additional Users The creator of a group, or “group owner”, can also grant authorization to other users. These “authorized users” are allowed to view the group, but not make any changes. © 2010 IBM Corporation...
  • Page 8 IBM Global Technology Services Adding Servers to a Group Once a group is created, servers may be added to it. To add a server, use the information provided in the registration letter which was sent after the server or LPAR’s first PM data transmission. If the registration key has been lost or forgotten, a link is provided on the Add Server page to request a new one.
  • Page 9 IBM Global Technology Services Confirmation of Server Addition If there are additional servers or LPARs to add, click on Add Another Server to this Group. Otherwise, click Finish to return to the Server Information Page. © 2010 IBM Corporation...
  • Page 10 IBM Global Technology Services Server Information Page The Server Information Page displays monthly statistics for the first and second shift for each server in the group. Action Buttons, which provide access to additional functions, are located to the left of each server or LPAR.
  • Page 11: Action Buttons

    IBM Global Technology Services Action Buttons Interactive Graphing – Detailed performance reports and graphs at the monthly, daily, and hourly levels, with customizable date ranges. Servers with the Summary option will only have access to the interactive Management Summary Graphs (MSG). See the Interactive Graphing Tours for more information.
  • Page 12 IBM Global Technology Services Explanation of Status Indicators Yellow Triangle- Indicates a resource is marginal or a tuning metric is marginal. Marginal means that periodic degradation is occurring due to the condition. Red Box with white X - Indicates a resource is critical or a tuning metric is critical.