AIX Server: Outgoing broadcast packets Health Monitor

Jalasoft.Xian.SmartManagementPacks.AIXServers.OutgoingBroadcastPackets.1.1 (AggregateMonitor)

This monitor catches Xian events that notifies when the Outgoing broadcast packets if has changed its state.

Knowledge Base article:

Summary

Outgoing broadcast packets is over threshold.

The total number broadcast packets sent by this interface is above the maximum threshold configured in Xian Network Manager 2012.

Causes

A huge amount of broadcast packets is being sent by this interface.

Resolutions

Verify if this is an expected behavior; If don’t, verify which processes or applications are sending broadcast packets and stop or block them. if necessary upgrade the interface to increase performace.

Additional

Monitors the number of broadcast packets sent by this interface.

Element properties:

TargetJalasoft.Xian.Common.Elements.ThirdParty.AIX.JsXAIXServerUnixInterfaceElement
Parent MonitorSystem.Health.PerformanceState
AlgorithmWorstOf
CategoryStateCollection
EnabledTrue
Alert GenerateTrue
Alert SeverityMatchMonitorHealth
Alert PriorityLow
Alert Auto ResolveTrue
RemotableTrue
AccessibilityPublic
Alert Message
Outgoing broadcast packets Alert
{0}

Source Code:

<AggregateMonitor ID="Jalasoft.Xian.SmartManagementPacks.AIXServers.OutgoingBroadcastPackets.1.1" Accessibility="Public" Enabled="true" Target="ThirdParty_AIX!Jalasoft.Xian.Common.Elements.ThirdParty.AIX.JsXAIXServerUnixInterfaceElement" ParentMonitorID="SystemHealth!System.Health.PerformanceState" Remotable="true" Priority="Normal">
<Category>StateCollection</Category>
<AlertSettings AlertMessage="OutgoingBroadcastPackets_AlertMessage">
<AlertOnState>Warning</AlertOnState>
<AutoResolve>true</AutoResolve>
<AlertPriority>Low</AlertPriority>
<AlertSeverity>MatchMonitorHealth</AlertSeverity>
<AlertParameters>
<AlertParameter1>$Data/Context/Params/Param[3]$</AlertParameter1>
</AlertParameters>
</AlertSettings>
<Algorithm>WorstOf</Algorithm>
</AggregateMonitor>