Process Nsc Service Health Monitor

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

Operational States

Name State Description
NSCD - name service cache daemon Running Success NSCD - name service cache daemon Running
NSCD - name service cache daemon Not Running Error NSCD - name service cache daemon Not Running

Overridable Parameters

Parameter Name Default Value Description Override
Process Name nscd 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
NSCD - name service cache daemon Not Running (Error) Solaris 9 Process Nsc Monitor Alert Medium Critical Yes

Run As Profiles

Name
Default

Monitor Knowledgebase

Summary

This process monitor watches for the name service cache daemon to be running.

Causes

A failure indicates that the nscd daemon service on the system is down.

Resolutions

Check the service on the system by running ps -ef | grep nscd 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/nscd 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. Also, check the /etc/nsswitch.conf file if ldap is being used. This may be an indication of ldap authentication issues.

External References
This monitor does not contain any external references.

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