Installing WebSphere Studio Application Monitor V3.1

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 18 July 2005, updated 27 July 2005

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ISBN-10: 0738491012
ISBN-13: 9780738491011
IBM Form #: SG24-6491-00
(506 pages)

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Authors: Joe DeCarlo, Breet "Chuck" Bangle, Nichole Cargill, Dennis Moore


This IBM Redbooks publication is for installers of IBM WebSphere Studio Application Monitor for Multiplatforms, including performance analysts, WebSphere administrators, and technical managers. Our goal is to provide a useful overview about installing WebSphere Studio Application Monitor and, more importantly, to offer step-by-step instructions with detailed examples and illustrations.

Part 1 of this book is an executive overview of IBM WebSphere Studio Application Monitor Version 3.1.

Part 2 provides more detailed descriptions about WebSphere Studio Application Monitor installation and configuration planning.

Part 3 is about installing the Application Monitor Managing Server. We provide detailed step-by-step installation instructions.

Part 4 describes the installation of the Data Collector component that monitors WebSphere Application Server in distributed environments (Microsoft Windows, IBM AIX 5L, Linux, and Sun Solaris).

Part 5 describes the installation of the Data Collector components for monitoring WebSphere Application Server, CICS Transaction Server for z/OS, and IMS for z/OS.

Part 6 contains supplemental information that might be of help in your installation efforts, including additional testing and verification procedures, and guidance and troubleshooting suggestions.

Part 7 contains appendixes with additional reference material.

Table of contents

Part 1. Executive summary
Chapter 1. Executive summary
Part 2. WebSphere Studio Application Monitor description
Chapter 2. What is WebSphere Studio Application Monitor?
Chapter 3. Preinstallation planning
Chapter 4. WebSphere Studio Application Monitor installation rollout planning
Part 3. Managing Server installation
Chapter 5. WebSphere Studio Application Monitor Managing Server installation
Part 4. Distributed Data Collector installation
Chapter 6. WebSphere Studio Application Monitor distributed Data Collector installation
Part 5. z/OS subsystem and Data Collector installations
Chapter 7. CYN1 z/OS subsystem
Chapter 8. Data Collector for z/OS
Chapter 9. CICS Transaction Server for z/OS Data Collector
Chapter 10. IMS for z/OS Data Collector
Part 6. Testing, verification, maintenance, and troubleshooting
Chapter 11. Testing and verification procedures
Chapter 12. Maintenance and support of WebSphere Studio Application Monitor
Chapter 13. Troubleshooting
Appendix A. z/OS Data Collector configuration files
Appendix B. Database setting information
Appendix C. DB2 installation for Linux (Intel), Linux for zSeries, and AIX 5L
Appendix D. Security: Node authentication
Appendix E. Multiple box Managing Server installation
Appendix F. WebSphere Application Server installation for the Managing Server
Appendix G. Sample commands
Appendix H. Disabling, unconfiguring, and uninstalling the distributed DC
Appendix I. Disabling, unconfiguring, and uninstalling the Managing Server
Appendix J. Firewalls and ports
Appendix K. Application Monitor sample installation project plan

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