IPC Plug-in - Technical Reference

Introduction

The Geneos IPC plug-in provides an in depth status view of all shared memory segments that are currently active on the system.

Views

View

The IPC Plug-in produces a single view as follows:

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Headline Legend

Name Description
activeSegments Number of active segments

Table Legend

Name Description
Key The key of the shared memory segment.
Id The identifier for the facility entry.
Mode The facility access modes and flags.
Owner The login name of the owner of the facility entry.
Group The group name of the group of the owner of the facility entry.
Creator The login name of the creator of the facility.
creatorGroup The group name of the group of the creator of the facility entry.
creatorPID The process ID of the creator of the shared memory entry.
lastPID The process ID of the last process to attach or detach from the shared memory segment.
attachCount The number of processes attached to the associated shared memory segment.
segSize The size of the associated shared memory segment.
tmTouched The time when the associated entry was created or changed.
tmLastAttach The time the last attach was completed to the associated shared memory segment.
tmLastDetach The time the last detach was completed on the associated shared memory segment

Plug-in Configuration

The following parameters can be configured for this plug-in:

command

Command to run to obtain input

Mandatory: No
Default: Solaris: "/bin/ipcs -a", Hpux: "/usr/bin/ipcs -a", Linux: "/usr/bin/ipcs -a"