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Single Point Monitoring of

BASE24
TM

& Middleware Across

Multiple Platforms

Insider Technologies
Limited

W W W . I N S I D E R T E C H . C O . U K

Introduction


ITL Client Base:


Rapidly Extending into and Beyond
Europe


Includes Companies in North
America, the Far East and Australasia


Formed Technical and Reseller
Partnerships with leading Companies
around the world….


W W W . I N S I D E R T E C H . C O . U K

Introduction



ITL Operate in the Financial and
Messaging Markets


Quality Certified ISO 9001/2008 and
TickIT



Content


Old Problems Solved on hp NonStop


Problems with an Open Architecture


A ‘Single Point’ for Monitoring


Summary

Old Problems Solved


Reflex ONE24
TM

contains complete Guardian
subsystem and advised BASE24
TM

monitoring for the HP NonStop Platform

hp NonStop OSS Image


ATM /
POS /
Device
Network

XPNET

XPNET

Reflex ONE24
TM

Old Problems Solved


Issues persist next to their corresponding
icons…



Old Problems Solved


Each IT support user can have their own
tailored view of the HP NonStop network…

Systems Manager

BASE24
TM

Support

Old Problems Solved


Any ATM
graphical
representation
possible


Use built in
Alias dialogs


Old Problems Solved


Real time status
of XPNET
components/
ATMs provided by
exception alerts
mapped directly
to their
corresponding
tree icons

Old Problems Solved


Users can acknowledge BASE24
TM

issues
and start tasks if they have been granted
the appropriate securities


Right Click

New Problems


Non
-
NSK platforms lack the

structured
’ event alerting
capabilities of the hp NonStop Event
Management Service (EMS)


Any problem with middleware can
translate into the disabling of an
application, a suite or an entire
infrastructure….

New Problems


Monitoring and managing BASE24
TM
,
XPNET, BASE24
-
eps
TM

components
and other third
-
party middleware
from a single point of control


Accommodating Live, Test &
Development BASE24
TM

&
-
eps
TM

environments across multiple
platforms….

New Problems


Providing a ‘
standard look and feel

for managing different middleware
layers regardless of platform….




SENTRA and

R
TLX Reactor




Single Point Monitoring


Single Point Monitoring


SENTRA
TM



a WIN32/64 hosted strategic
solution for Systems and Service Level
monitoring, Tracking, Automation and
Management Information reporting across
heterogeneous environments


R
TLX Reactor is the
strategic solution

for
monitoring BASE24
TM

on NSK,

BASE24
-
eps
TM

deliverables and
accompanying middleware components….

Single Point Monitoring


SENTRA
:

SE
rvice
EN
gineering,
T
racking and
A
ccounting


System & Service Management for your hp
NonStop (including Open System Services
OSS), Windows & UNIX infrastructure


Messaging, directory, database and other
server applications & systems can all be
proactively monitored from one console


Monitors SLA compliance & can
automatically resolve problem causes….

Single Point Monitoring


Monitoring BASE24
-
eps
TM
across multiple
environments and platforms….


ATM /
POS /
Device
Network

hp NonStop OSS Image

SENTRA
TM

Newly announced

BASE24
-
eps
TM

platforms

IBM zSeries

IBM pSeries

Sun Solaris
TM

WebSphere MQ
TM

XPNET

XPNET

Windows Servers

Single Point Monitoring


1.
Reduce The Cost

of ownership by
non
-
interference with the processing
required by your live BASE24
TM
/
-
eps
TM

application


2.
Risk Reduction

by extending
management to business rules
processing as well as technical
rules….

Single Point Monitoring


3
-
Fold Product Focus



both NSK and
WIN32/NT (OPEN) for ITL’s Product
Solutions….

Single Point Monitoring


3.
Unrivalled Architecture

that
provides a single graphical point for
monitoring:


All HP NonStop Guardian subsystems


HP NonStop BASE24
TM

& XPNET components


HP NonStop OSS & BASE24
-
eps
TM

deliverables



BASE24
-
eps
TM

deliverables on non
-
NSK

platforms


WebSphere MQ on all platforms….

Single Point Monitoring


SENTRA deployed extraction layers
reside on monitored platforms &
relay data from all relevant sources,
e.g.


WebSphere MQ


XPNET layer


Unix syslogs


Message server log files


HP NonStop EMS and ITL ‘
rationalised

Open System Services (OSS) EMS….

Single Point Monitoring


Middleware components all auto
-
detected
for WebSphere MQ and XPNET


Data is transferred to central

SENTRA server & into a Microsoft SQL
Server database for ‘
off
-
board
’ processing


Linked to centralised rules engine, the
SENTRA alerting system employs a variety
of mechanisms to alert individuals &
groups to service threats....

Single Point Monitoring


SENTRA Console uses Explorer Tree
methodology


User, User Group and Security
permissions configuration in
-
built


Dashboard, Query Tools & Reporting
across all subsystems


Platform data extraction rates are
configurable by the user….





Rules configurable against all data
arriving from each platform:

Single Point Monitoring

Single Point Monitoring


BASE24
TM
/
-
eps
TM

& middleware
service threats and SLA violations
alerted using:


Graphical alert


Enterprise Manager, e.g. hp OVO & Tivoli


E
-
mail


SMS


SNMP Trap


Script Files


Batch Files


Direct API

Single Point Monitoring


Real
-
time information on your
middleware workflow processes
available with SENTRA Hypervisor


This provides a Dashboard for
viewing WebSphere MQ, XPNET &
platform specific metrics


After successful logon, users can
select a required WEB Dashboard
view….





The ‘Main


Dashboard’ option retrieves primary
tailored view for selected middleware e.g.
WebSphere MQ

Single Point Monitoring


Configured self
-
refreshing WebSphere
MQ charts are displayed:

Single Point Monitoring

Single Point Monitoring


Example WebSphere MQ charts
displayed:


Max. messages by Queue Manager


Avg. messages by Queue Manager


Messages by Queue Manager


Dead Letter Queues by Queue
Manager…..etc.


All SENTRA Hypervisor graphs are
configurable regardless of
middleware or application....


Single Point Monitoring


WEB Dashboard based on user roles,
e.g. Line
-
of Business Managers,
Integration Specialists & Technology
Administrators


Granular control


ability to drill
down into the application &
messaging layers to determine
cause….






Drill down by clicking appropriate
Queue Manager bar:

Single Point Monitoring


Max.
Messages by
Queue
Manager for
chosen
platform


Maximum messages by Queue for
selected platform displayed:

Single Point Monitoring


Original
Parent Graph
still in Context
on right

Single Point Monitoring


All middleware & platform metric
thresholds are configurable


Graphs can be displayed in Bar, Line,
Pie or Table format


Web Dashboard available through
Internet or Intranet


Secure logon access


Still further drill down available for
our WebSphere MQ example….





Messages currently on any of the
Queues can be viewed in detail:

Single Point Monitoring


Drill Down for
Messages on
the Response
Queue


All Message
Attributes
displayed in
Scrolling
Table

Single Point Monitoring


Trend line graphs

are also available
as part of the drill down Dashboard


Trend graphs can be configured to
display average messages


e.g.
station
, line,
per queue

manager

or
queue for a configurable period, e.g.
per hour
, per day


Colour coding for quick identification
of middleware components


In our MQ WebSphere example….





Navigate to Trend Analysis of Queue
Components at a Click:

Single Point Monitoring


Queue
Manager
Metrics
Peaking &
Highlighted


This shows that between
09:32 and 09:43, Queue ID
-

QM_HERBY.RESPONSE
-

breached threshold of 1,000
messages in a queue



Drilling down still further
provides each Message and
the Average Time spent on
the Queue……….



….Seconds in
the Queue for
each Message


Click on the actual message to provide
the message detail for the Message ID:

Single Point Monitoring


Under SENTRA topology view, all
middleware status & config. available:

Single Point Monitoring


Clicking on a Alert in the Topology View
provides the Detail for the Queue Alert:

Single Point Monitoring


All BASE24
TM
/
-
eps
TM

& Middleware Alert Rules
available from the SENTRA explorer pane:

Single Point Monitoring


Click on middleware or application subsystem
to access appropriate tasks menu…..

Single Point Monitoring


Complete Middleware management,
configuration and component re
-
detection…..

Single Point Monitoring


View, amend or add new task details for the
middleware layer or application…..

Single Point Monitoring


Management Reporting with pre
-
delivered Reports for all middleware…..

Single Point Monitoring

Products Summary


BENEFITS:



Advised approaches used


A Single Point of monitoring available for
BASE24
TM
&
-
eps
TM

-

strategic, future
-
proofed monitoring and cost saving



SENTRA ES
-
M
TM


Complete NSK Monitoring will still be
maintained for BASE24
TM



All product literature available from ITL….



SENTRA and
R
TLX Reactor


Single Point Monitoring of

BASE24
TM

and Middleware

Across Multiple Platforms

support@InsiderTech.CO.UK