IBM DataPower Insight Pack

Posted: May 9, 2016 Modified: March 26, 2018


Overview

The IBM DataPower Insight Pack provides the capability to index and search IBM DataPower generated log files using IBM Operations Analytics – Log Analysis. Operations users can this Insight Pack Dashboards to analyze transactions and monitor the health of IBM DataPower servers. Use it to find transaction bottlenecks
and issues that are generated in IBM DataPower servers in close to real time.

IBM DataPower Insight Pack Dashboard
IBM DataPower Insight Pack Dashboard

The IBM DataPower Insight Pack contains two dashboards:

  • Analysis of default log: Use this dashboard to display charts that are related to the default log files.
  • Analysis of transaction: Use this dashboard to display charts that are related to the extended memory log files.

You can use the Insight Pack dashboards to analyze two types of log messages:

    • Default log messages

You can analyze the default log files from all versions of IBM DataPower to help complete the following tasks:

      • Track message level trends for INFO, DEBUG, and ERROR.
      • Identify the objects that are generating log messages.
      • Identify the distribution of log records by Log_Category.
      • Retrieve all the log records for a transaction.
    • Extended latency messages log messages

You can analyze the extended latency messages log messages from IBM DataPower version 7 for help you to complete the following tasks:

    • Find bottlenecks and analyze issues that are related to transactions.
    • Estimate the total time that is taken to complete a transaction.
    • Display the trend of the total time that is taken for all transactions.
    • Display the distribution of the completion time for each service in a transaction.
    • Find slowest service in a transaction.

Additional information

IBM DataPower support

  • For generic log files, all versions of IBM DataPower are supported.
  • For the extended latency message log files, only IBM DataPower version 7 is supported.

Training Information

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

Note: Video to be added.


Data Power Insight Pack Overview presentation used in the video.

 

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Released: 06 March 2017

Version: 1.2.0.1
Cost: No Charge
Support: Supported
Provider: IBM

Resources

Product Information
Product Documentation
Documentation
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Forum

Requirements

  • IBM Operations Analytics – Log Analysis v1.3.3.0 and later
  • For generic log files, IBM DataPower versions 6.0 to 7.6 inclusive are supported.
  • For the extended latency message log files, only IBM DataPower versions 7.0 to 7.6 inclusive are supported.

Support

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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.