Process Utmp Service Health Monitor

  • ID:  Microsoft.Solaris.9.Process.Utmp.Monitor
  • Description:  Solaris 9 Process Utmp Monitor
  • Target:  Solaris 9 Operating System
  • Enabled:  Yes

Operational States

Name State Description
UTMPD - detects terminated processes Running Success UTMPD - detects terminated processes Running
UTMPD - detects terminated processes Not Running Error UTMPD - detects terminated processes Not Running

Overridable Parameters

Parameter Name Default Value Description Override
Process Name utmpd The Process Name to look for.
Interval 300 Interval in seconds that the Process Status Monitor runs.
SyncTime   Time of day the Process Status Monitor syncs at.

Alert Details

Monitor State Message Priority Severity Auto Resolution
UTMPD - detects terminated processes Not Running (Error) Solaris 9 Process Utmp Monitor Alert Medium Critical Yes

Run As Profiles

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Monitor Knowledgebase

Summary

This process monitor watches for the utmpd daemon to be running.

Causes

A failure indicates that the utmpd service on the system is down.

Resolutions

Check the service on the system by running ps -ef | grep utmpd or by viewing the diagnostic in the Operations Manager Console. If it is down, you can start the process using the command "/etc/init.d/utmpd start" or by clicking the recovery link in the Operations Manager Console.

For root cause analysis, first check the system logfile (/var/adm/messages), and view any related entries at the time of failure. You may also check the system for any process core files. Use '/usr/bin/pstack [corefile]' to print a stack trace which will assist in troubleshooting the cause of failure.

External References
This monitor does not contain any external references.

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