Re: Rules stop functioning

2001-11-07 11:13:46
Subject: Re: Rules stop functioning
From: "Scott Bursik" <tivoliesm AT hotmail DOT com>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2001 10:13:46 -0600

I am not sure what you are asking. My rule end in a action block. The rule 
is written "look for trap xxxxx -->  Check Smartset X for node --> Action 
(run script with no return code)

Are you stating that i should be using the inline action?


>From: "Stephen Hochstetler" <shochste AT us.ibm DOT com>
>Reply-To: IBM NetView Discussion <nv-l AT tkg DOT com>
>To: IBM NetView Discussion <nv-l AT tkg DOT com>
>Subject: Re: [NV-L] Rules stop functioning
>Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2001 09:52:52 -0600
>Is this in-line action blocks or action blocks?      An action block should
>be forked.    If you have any in-line, I would guess you are calling
>something that does not return.   Is your machine creating a lot of
>"zombie" processes which could impact new processes?    When a process ends
>it stays around until an AIX cleanup routine runs that finds it and stops
>the process.     If you have something in your inittab that is not ending
>this keeps the AIX cleanup routine from working and all ended processes
>will still exist as zombies.   Eventually it will keep new processes from
>being forked....but first you will see a big performance problem.
>Kind regards,
>Stephen Hochstetler              shochste AT us.ibm DOT com
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