Erroneous "Available Main Memory" metric value when agent is running inside a non-global zone (Solaris)

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Article ID: 85823

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Products

CA Automic Sysload

Issue/Introduction

Affects Release version(s): 5

Error Message :
None

Patch level detected:SP Analyst Agent for Unix 5.50
Product Version: Sysload 5.5.0

Description :Erroneous "Available Main Memory" metric value when agent is running inside a non-global zone (Solaris)

Cause

Cause type:
By design
Root Cause: The vmstat command launched on Solaris on a non-global zone returns a free size of memory that is the one of the whole Solaris server, not specific to the zone.

Environment

OS: Sun Solaris Sparc
OS Version: Solaris 10 Sparc 64bits

Resolution

We recommend to install the agent for Solaris on the global zone

Fix Status: No Fix

Additional Information

Workaround :
N/A