JP1 Version 12 JP1/Performance Management - Agent Option for Oracle Description, User's Guide and Reference


This manual describes the functionality and records of JP1/Performance Management - Agent Option for Oracle.

Organization of this preface

■ Intended readers

This manual describes JP1/Performance Management. The manual is intended for the following readers:

Readers are assumed to be familiar with Oracle and the operation of the system being monitored, and to have a knowledge of the OS.

For details about how to design and run systems that use JP1/Performance Management, also see the following manuals:

■ Organization of this manual

This manual consists of the following parts, and is a common reference for the following supported OSs: Windows, HP-UX, Solaris, Linux and AIX. Any platform-dependent differences are noted separately in the manual.

Part 1. Overview

This part provides an overview of JP1/Performance Management - Agent Option for Oracle.

Part 2. Configuration and Operations

Part 2 describes how to install and set up JP1/Performance Management - Agent Option for Oracle, and how to run the program in a cluster system.

Part 3. Reference

This part describes the monitoring template, records, and messages of JP1/Performance Management - Agent Option for Oracle.

Part 4. Troubleshooting

This part describes the actions to be taken for errors that might occur during operation of JP1/Performance Management - Agent Option for Oracle.

■ Conventions: Diagrams

This manual uses the following conventions in diagrams:


■ Conventions: Fonts and symbols

Font and symbol conventions are classified as:

These conventions are described below.

General font conventions

The following table lists the general font conventions:




Bold type indicates text on a window, other than the window title. Such text includes menus, menu options, buttons, radio box options, or explanatory labels. For example, bold is used in sentences such as the following:

  • From the File menu, choose Open.

  • Click the Cancel button.

  • In the Enter name entry box, type your name.


Italics are used to indicate a placeholder for some actual text provided by the user or system. Italics are also used for emphasis. For example:

  • Write the command as follows:

    copy source-file target-file

  • Do not delete the configuration file.

Code font

A code font indicates text that the user enters without change, or text (such as messages) output by the system. For example:

  • At the prompt, enter dir.

  • Use the send command to send mail.

  • The following message is displayed:

    The password is incorrect.

Examples of coding and messages appear as follows (although there may be some exceptions, such as when coding is included in a diagram):

StoreDatabase temp DB32

In examples of coding, an ellipsis (...) indicates that one or more lines of coding are not shown for purposes of brevity.

Conventions in syntax explanations

Syntax definitions appear as follows:

StoreDatabase [A|B] {C|D|E} (database-name ...)

The following table lists the conventions used in syntax explanations.

Example font or symbol



The user should enter code-font characters exactly as shown.


In actual commands the user must replace the italics by suitable characters.


Bold code-font characters indicate an abbreviation for a command.


The underlined characters are the system default when you omit all the items enclosed in brackets.


[A|B] indicates that the system uses A if you do not specify either A or B.


Only one of the options separated by a vertical bar can be used at one time.


A|B|C indicates A, or B, or C.

{ }

One of the items enclosed in braces and separated by a vertical bar must be specified.


{C|D|E} indicates that one of the items from C, or D, or E must be specified.

[ ]

The item or items enclosed in brackets are optional.


[A] indicates the specification of A or nothing.

[B|C] indicates the specification of B or C, or nothing.


The item or items preceding the ellipsis (...) can be repeated. To specify multiple items, use a one-byte space to delimit them.


A B ... indicates that B can be specified as many times as necessary after A.

( )

The items enclosed by the parentheses are in the range to which | or ... are applied.

■ Conventions: Mathematical expressions

The following table lists conventions used in mathematical expressions:




Multiplication sign



■ Conventions: Version numbers

The version numbers of Hitachi program products are usually written as two sets of two digits each, separated by a hyphen. For example:

The version number might be shown on the spine of a manual as Ver. 2.00, but the same version number would be written in the program as 02-00.