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Using Underscores in SQL Query state of CA APM Alert.


Article ID: 14954


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CA Application Performance Management Agent (APM / Wily / Introscope) INTROSCOPE


  What to do about the the underscores in the SQL Query state of a CA APM Alert. These includes special characters in the metric name and need to be replaced with "_".


Here are some examples of underscores in a SQL Query state of a CA APM Alert.

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APM 10.x


APM Agent does not allow certain characters in the metric name. Also if agent uses some special characters like "|", ":" (pipe and colon) as separators , these are also not allowed in metric name.

SQLAgent tracers also do not allow these special characters in metric name and  must be replaced with "_".


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