What is ALTIMON?
ALTIMON is a monitoring program that periodically checks the operating status of the ALTIBASE HDB server, and helps to track the cause of the failure by checking the ALTIBASE HDB server status when a failure occurs.
This page briefly explains how to set up and run ALTIMON.
For more details regarding ALTIMON, please refer to ALTIMON USER GUIDE.
ALTIMON USER GUIDE
ALTIMON execution and configuration files
ALTIMON execution file
ALTIMON installation file
- Linux : altimon_linux_611.tar
- HP-UX IA : altimon_linux.tar
- HP-UX PA-RISC
- SunOS Sparc : altimon_hpux_ia64.tar
- SunOS x86 :
- AIX : altimon_sunos_sparc.tar
- Altibase does not provide for WIndows. For Windows, refer to the Monitoring Tools for Windows page.
ALTIMON configuration file
- Altibase version 6.3.1 : altimon.conf.631
- ALTIBASE HDB version 5.1.5 : altimon.conf.5.1.5
- ALTIBASE HDB version 4.3.9 :
Uploading ALTIMON file
Upload the attachment (altimon.tar) to any directory on the system running the Altibase server process.
Extract the attachment.
Once it is extracted, 'altimon' directory will be created.
Copying ALTIMON execution file
Copy the ALTIMON executable file to the $ALTIBASE_HOME/bin directory.
Things to be changed in the ALTIMON configuration file
In the ALTIMON configuration file ($ALTIBASE_HOME/conf/altimon.conf), in the Connection Group section and ALTIMON PROPERTY section, change the comment section below to suit your environment.
From the settings below, the path $HOME/altimon/ACTION_SCRIPT/ will continue to be used.
If the altimon directory is located differently from the one below, please change it.
If altimon.tar is placed in the $HOME directory and untar it, the user does not need to change the settings below.
After setting the environment variable, execute ALTIMON.
For AIX, it also sets the NMON environment variable.
Check Altibase Log
altimon.log is saved in the following path set in $ALTIBASE_HOME/conf/altimon.conf.
The log of the day is altimon.log, and the last log is changed to altimon.log_MMDD.
The ALTIMON log of the date of failure can be sent from the above path.