Cisco Switch: Created small buffers Health Monitor

Jalasoft.Xian.SmartManagementPacks.CiscoSwitches.CreatedSmallBuffers.1.1 (AggregateMonitor)

This monitor catches Xian events that notifies when the Created small buffers if has changed its state.

Knowledge Base article:

Summary

Number of created small buffers is over threshold.

The number of small buffers created is above the maximum threshold configured in Xian Network Manager 2012.

Causes

After buffer failures, the switch is creating an excessive amount of small buffers in order to manage packets according to requirements due to insufficient free small buffers.

Resolutions

Analyze buffer sizes and strategies for handling overflows and perform buffer tuning by increasing the minimal number of free small buffers.

Additional

Monitors the number of small buffers created on the Cisco Switch.

Element properties:

TargetJalasoft.Xian.Common.Types.ThirdParty.Cisco.JsXCiscoSwitchMemoryPoolElementContainer
Parent MonitorSystem.Health.PerformanceState
AlgorithmWorstOf
CategoryStateCollection
EnabledTrue
Alert GenerateTrue
Alert SeverityMatchMonitorHealth
Alert PriorityLow
Alert Auto ResolveTrue
RemotableTrue
AccessibilityPublic
Alert Message
Created small buffers Alert
{0}

Source Code:

<AggregateMonitor ID="Jalasoft.Xian.SmartManagementPacks.CiscoSwitches.CreatedSmallBuffers.1.1" Accessibility="Public" Enabled="true" Target="ThirdParty_Cisco!Jalasoft.Xian.Common.Types.ThirdParty.Cisco.JsXCiscoSwitchMemoryPoolElementContainer" ParentMonitorID="SystemHealth!System.Health.PerformanceState" Remotable="true" Priority="Normal">
<Category>StateCollection</Category>
<AlertSettings AlertMessage="CreatedSmallBuffers_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>