How to collect data from IBM Coremetrics

This article will show you how to create a Metric or Report using a IBM Coremetrics report as a data source. It assumes that you have already established connectivity to your IBM Coremetrics server.

1. Add a new element based on your IBM Coremetrics plug-in data source

Add a new element based on your IBM Coremetrics plug-in data source

2. Provide basic information on Wizard (or Editor) - metric example

  1. Select the Measurement Interval that applies to your element
  2. Specify what this metric is measuring.  If you do not see the measure that you want to use, you can create one from this drop-down
  3. Give the element a unique name
  4. Optionally, assign a Category

Next: (example is using full editor, but same steps apply when using Wizard)

3. Full Editor displays the Data Collection tab

  1. Select IBM Coremetrics plug-in from Data Source drop-down
  2. Set Trigger
  3. Input Plug-in Command manually or using Visual Editor

3.1. Example using the Visual Editor

Example using the Visual Editor
  1. Select fields
  2. Choose measurement Period
  3. Input Number of Periods to measure
  4. Select Direction

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