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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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Updated On:

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)

Environment

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

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.

Resolution

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

Fix Status: No Fix

Additional Information

Workaround :
N/A