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Re: Rules stop functioning

2001-11-07 11:56:37
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 10:56:37 -0600
Thanks for all of your help. I think I will have to open a PMR and I will 
post the resolution.

Scott



>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 10:44:19 -0600
>
>Scott,
>
>Sorry to confuse you.    I was wondering which you were doing,  "in-line
>action" or just "action".    Since you are just doing "action", you should
>NOT be having the problem that you see.   The actionsvr forks the process
>and rules continue.      If you see actionsvr stop, then possibly it is
>having troubles forking a process.
>
>Ideas
>    -- when you see this happen, are you low in space in /tmp or /usr/OV ?
>If you run out of space in "/"   or "/tmp"  or "/usr/OV"    it is probably
>related to your problem.
>
>   -- if your machine is creating zombies, it is probably related to your
>problem.
>
>If neither of these are true, you probably have an issue which is best
>handled by calling support.
>
>Kind regards,
>Stephen Hochstetler              shochste AT us.ibm DOT com
>International Technical Support Organization  - Austin
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>Stephen
>
>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?
>
>Thanks
>
> >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
> >
> >Scott,
> >
> >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
> >International Technical Support Organization  - Austin
> >Office - 512-436-8564                      FAX - 512-436-8701
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