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1. Objectives

This article explains how to use the Interface Channel Monitoring data provider.

2. Supported Renderers

The ICM data provider supports the following list of renderers:

    • Line Chart
    • Area Chart
    • Column chart
    • Bar Chart
    • Stack Bar Chart
    • Line Column
    • Dual Line
    • Dual Bar Chart
    • Dual Line Column
    • SLR Renderer
    • SLR Table Renderer
    • Stack Column Chart
    • Stack Column Chart2Label
    • Table History Renderer
    • HTML Renderer

Here is an example for the Line Chart renderer:

Query:

/STDF/DP_ICM:metric=ICMON_IFCHANNEL_RFC_RESPONSE_TIME|scenario=SELFMONITORING~INTER_MON|channel=0050568E9D6F1ED69C82374EDC47C3B6|Fill_gaps=|aggregation=average

When the query is executed the following chart is displayed:

3. Attributes Description

Here is a table explaining all possible attributes for the metrics:

Attributes DescriptionDefault Value

Metric

Display the list of Metrics related to the ICM DP:

  • Average RFC Response Time
  • GW Exception
  • Number of dumps_HTTP
  • Latency
  • Average Response Time GW
  • Number of GW service executions 
  • RFC Destination Availability
  • Number HTTP executions
  • Number of dumps_RFC
  • Number of HTTP exceptions
  • ...
ALL

Scenario

Display the list of available Scenarios ALL

Channel

Display the list of available ChannelsALL

Fill the gaps

It has 2 values :

  • True
  • False
False

Aggregation

Display the list of possible aggregation type :

  • Average
  • Maximum
  • Minimum
  • Sum
  • Maximum of averages
Average


The ICM has 4 tabs for attributes:

  • Metric
  • Filters
  • Options
  • HTML Content

To configure a gadget in the OCC Dashboard for the ICM data provider:

  • Select  the  /STDF/DP_ICM option as a data provider
  • Select a renderer

3.1 Metric Tab

  • Select a Metric name from the displayed list in the Metric tab


3.2 Filters Tab 

The Filters Tab displays 3 columns:

  • Scenario 
  • Channel 
  • Interface

3.3 Options Tab

The Options Tab displays 2 columns:

  • Fill the gaps 
  • Aggregation 

4. How to validate

The results returned by those metrics displayed in the OCC dashboard will be compared with Interface Monitoring in The Solution Manager.

Once the Interface Monitoring application is launched, select a scenario (SELF MONITORING ) and click on ‘Analytics’ button. 

Here an example of the validation of an existing metric:


4.1  Average RFC Response Time

The applied filters are mentioned in the bellowed screenshots:  

OCC Query:

/STDF/DP_ICM:metric=ICMON_IFCHANNEL_RFC_RESPONSE_TIME|scenario=SELF MONITORING~INTER_MON|channel=0050568E9D6F1ED69C82374EDC47C3B6|Fill_gaps=|aggregation=average

To validate the results displayed in the OCC Dashboard, we have to go to the interface monitoring and proceed like mentioned below:

1. Click on "Scope Selection" button

2. Click on "Go" button in the Technical Scenarios dialog 

3. Select a technical scenarios from the displayed list

4. Click on "OK" button


Once we press on "OK" button, we are directed to the following view :

5. Click on "Analytics" button to show the list of available metrics.

For the gadget named "Average RFC Response Time", enter the appropriate filter to display the chart:

6. Click on "Filter" button

7. Enter the appropriate filters

8. Click on "Apply" button





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