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Memory Status (IBM) service

Memory Status (IBM) monitors the status of specified memory banks on IBM servers.

Special Note

This service operates in conjunction with the vendor-supplied hardware agent and requires SNMP to be configured so that it is accessible from both the SolarWinds N-central Agent and the SolarWinds N-central Probe.

The following are the requirements in order to associate this service with a device:

  • The device must undergo discovery using a Probe-based asset scan.
  • You need to enable SNMP enabled on the device on the Properties tab of the device.
  • Once you enable SNMP for the device, you need to configure a community string. The default community string is public.
Service Type SNMP
Instances on a Device 8
Supported Systems/Applications Any IBM-SYSTEM-MEMORY-MIB compliant device
Device Class Server - Generic, Server - Windows
Monitored By Windows probes
Scan Interval 5 minutes
Memory Bank Name The name of the memory bank to be monitored. OID: 1.3.6.1.4.1.2.6.159.1.1.120.1.1.1

OID/Calculation

Metric Name OID/Calculation Description
Error Detected 1.3.6.1.4.1.2.6.159.1.1.120.1.1.3 Indicates if the Memory Bank is experiencing any issues. The returned value is True = Failed, or False = Normal.
Memory Location 1.3.6.1.4.1.2.6.159.1.1.120.1.1.13 The physical location of the memory bank in the IBM server.