This IBM Redbooks publication explains the new IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Network Performance Version 2.1. This version of IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Network Performance provides a complete redesign of the z/OS TCP/IP management tools that is started by the NetView Performance Monitor for TCP/IP.
IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Network Performance provides a comprehensive TCP/IP stack monitoring for z/OS. It collects performance metrics from the z/OS Communication Servers system management interface, measuring response time and Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Management Information Base (MIB) variable collection.
IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Network Performance uses strategic IBM software platforms such as WebSphere Application Server as the Web application platform and DB2 Universal Database as the central repository.
This book starts with exploring on the architecture of IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Network Performance and its components. We also discuss various implementation scenario and evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of each scenario. Implementation planning and consideration is presented and lastly operational consideration is explained.
Table of contents
Chapter 1. Introduction to network performance monitoring
Chapter 2. Components and architecture
Chapter 3. Implementation scenarios
Chapter 4. AIX Web application implementation
Chapter 5. Mainframe Web application implementation
Chapter 6. Monitor implementation and operation
Chapter 7. Discovery and alert interfaces
Chapter 8. Historical reporting
Appendix A. ITMNP configuration files and test programs
Appendix B. z/OS LDAP SDBM back end configuration files
Appendix C. Tips collection
Appendix D. Underlying technology
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