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Host monitoring

Last Updated: Jun 29, 2018

This topic explains the host monitoring function of Application Monitoring.

What it does

ARMS Application Monitoring’s Host monitoring monitoring covers the following critical host metrics.

  • CPU
    • SystemCpuIdle: Idle CPU usage in the last five seconds
    • SystemCpuSystem: System CPU usage in the last five seconds
    • SystemCpuUser: User CPU usage in the last five seconds
    • SystemCpuIOWait: IO waiting CPU usage in the last five seconds
  • Memory
    • SystemMemFree: System idle memory (in kb)
    • SystemMemTotal: System total memory (in kb)
    • SystemMemUsed: System used memory (in kb)
    • SystemMemBuffers: Current memory in the cache of system buffer (in kb)
    • SystemMemCached: Current memory in the cache of system page (in kb)
    • SystemMemSwapFree: System swap idle memory (in kb)
    • SystemMemSwapTotal: System swap total memory (in kb)
  • Disk
    • SystemDiskTotal: Total size of system disk (in bytes)
    • SystemDiskFree: Size of idle system disk (in bytes)
    • SystemDiskUsedRatio: System disk usage
  • Load
    • SystemLoad: System load
  • Network traffic
    • SystemNetInBytes: Bytes received in the network per second in the last 30 seconds
    • SystemNetInErrs: Errors received in the network per second in the last 30 seconds
    • SystemNetOutBytes: Bytes sent in the network per second in the last 30 seconds
    • SystemNetOutErrs: Errors sent in the network per second in the last 30 seconds
  • Network packtes
    • SystemNetInPackets: Messages received in the network per second in the last 30 seconds
    • SystemNetOutPackets: Messages sent in the network per second in the last 30 seconds

How to use

  1. Log on to the ARMS Console, and choose Application Monitoring > Application List in the left-side navigation pane.
  2. On the Application Monitoring instance list page, click the name of a target application.
  3. In the left-side navigation pane, click Application Details, and click Host Monitoring tab on the right side.

  4. Click any metric name (for example SystemCpuIdle) on each monitoring panel to toggle the visibility of this metric.

    Note: Each chart has at least one visible metric.