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SOS Pulse Points
The Pulse Points screen displays the current performance levels of key performance indicators. The performance level of each indicator is categorized as acceptable (Green), questionable (Yellow), or unacceptable (Red), based on criteria set in the ppoints configuration file (see "Pulse Points - SOSADVIC File").
To access the Pulse Points Screen from any SOS display screen:
  • Type S from the SOS Enter command: prompt or press the function key F7 - SCREEN MENU to view the Screen Selection Menu.
  • From the Screen Selection Menu, type Z (Pulse Points Screen). An example of this screen is shown in Figure 10.1.


  • Figure 10.1 SOS Pulse Points screen

    Pulse Points Screen Keys

    The Pulse Points Screen keys are listed and explained in Table 10.1.
    Table 10.1 Pulse Points Screen keys
    Key
    Usage
    Enter
    Refresh screen
    !
    Execute shell commands
    :
    Execute shell commands
    ?
    Help system
    Ctrl+T
    Toggle Timer Status
    E
    Return to Global Summary screen
    F
    Screen freeze
    H
    Help system
    J
    Jump to new screen
    L
    Print hardcopy
    O
    Pulse Points Option menu
    S
    Jump to the Screen Selection screen.
    X
    Exit
    Z
    Zero cumulative totals
    The Option Subsystem keys are listed and explained in Table 10.2.
    Table 10.2 Option Subsystem keys
    Key
    Usage
    Enter
    Return to previous screen
    !
    Execute Shell Commands
    :
    Execute Shell Commands
    ?
    Help System
    A
    Change all options
    B
    Return to previous screen
    E
    Return to previous screen
    H
    Help system
    L
    Print Hardcopy

    Pulse Points Screen Column Headings

    The column headings for the Pulse Points screen are described in Table 10.3.
    Table 10.3 SOS Pulse Points screen column headings
    Heading
    Description
    Indicator
    The Indicator column in the Pulse Points screen displays the name associated with each pulse point data item.
    Green
    All pulse point indicator values that are within the range configured as "acceptable" are displayed in the Green column.
    Yellow
    All pulse point indicator values that are within the range configured as "questionable" are displayed in the Yellow column.
    Red
    All pulse point indicator values that are within the range configured as "unacceptable" are displayed in the Red column.
    Comments
    Any comments provided for a pulse point indicator will be displayed in the Comments column.

    Pulse Points Screen Display Items

    Data items displayed in the Pulse Points screen are described in "SOS/3000 Pulse Points". If the meaning of a pulse point indicator is unclear, please refer to the documentation for the indicator’s corresponding SOS screen. For example, for information about the Page Fault indicator, refer to "SOS Memory Detail".

    The pulse points indicators are configurable. For configuration guidelines, refer to "Pulse Points - SOSADVIC File".

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