Tivoli Storage Productivity Center Insight Pack

Posted: September 29, 2015 Modified: October 9, 2015


Overview

Use the Tivoli Storage Productivity Center (TPC) Insight Pack to analyze TPC Server Alert messages in Operations Analytics – Log Analysis. This includes dashboards providing a graphical view reflecting the flow and rate of TPC alerts. You can then drill down to view the alert content in order to take proscriptive actions to address concerns before they become storage related problems.

Tivoli Storage Productivity Center Insight Pack Overview Dashboard
Tivoli Storage Productivity Center Insight Pack Overview Dashboard

In addition to the insight pack content, a Log Agent service is also provided to collect log messages from your TPC Servers and send them to IBM Operations Analytics – Log Analysis. The Log Agent service is installed on and runs from the Log Analysis server.

Additional information

To include TPC alert messages in Operations Analytics – Log Analysis, two key components need to be in place:

Log Agent service: This included process will collect the alert logs from the TPC Servers at regular time intervals. Multiple installations of the Log Agent are allowed and can be run side-by-side such that you may configure one TPC Server for each Log Agent installation.

Tivoli Storage Productivity Center Insight Pack: Containing the resources (splitter, annotator, dashboards and search) needed to ingest alert messages into Log Analysis and provide the operational visual dashboards.

Refer to the Insight Pack documentation for additional information on the Insight Packs and steps for installing and configuring.

Training Information

Review the following video for information on using and setting up the Insight Pack.


Training and overview presentation used in the training video.

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IBM Operations Analytics – Log Analysis Insight Packs for Storage- Standard 1.1 License.

Released: 29 September 2015
Version: 1.1.0.0
Cost: License Fee
Support: Supported

Resources

Product Information
Product Documentation
Documentation
Forum

Requirements

  • IBM Operations Analytics – Log Analysis version 1.3.0 or above
  • Tivoli Storage Productivity Center Server accessible through the Web UI and corresponding user credentials that allow for exporting Alert log files
  • The TPC Log Agent requires IBM Java 1.7

  • Purchased “IBM Operations Analytics – Log Analysis Insight Packs for Storage- Standard 1.1” License for each installed Insight Pack.

Support

This package is subject to the License terms included with the Insight Pack, along with those displayed upon download.

To report a problem with deploying this entry, entitled customers may contact the country specific IBM support channel, reference the IBM Worldwide Directory. Also use the “Support” link to access the support site for IBM Operations Analytics – Log Analysis information.