Processes probe IPC counter number of processes details

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Article ID: 221076

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DX Infrastructure Management CA Unified Infrastructure Management On-Premise (Nimsoft / UIM) NIMSOFT PROBES

Issue/Introduction

How calculation for IPC processes counter is done using processes probe 
 
i.e "QOS_IPC_PROCESSES_COUNT" is calculated in processes probes
 
Example alarm
 
Current number of Processes Count is 76352, which is above the error threshold (3000) 
 
 

 

 

Environment

Release : 20.1

Component : UIM - PROCESSES

Resolution

1) For linux command used is 

     ps auxh | wc -l

2) For windows using an API RegQueryValueEx with registry key HKEY_PERFORMANCE_DATA

Using the Registry Functions to Consume Counter Data