AIX Tip of the Week

Subject: LPARMon Graphical Monitoring Tool

Audience: All

Date: November 8, 2005

LPARMon is a graphical tool that monitors the overall performance of a partitioned Power5 server. The tool is available for download at

LPARmon monitors entitlement, SMT state, processor and memory use by LPAR, and the size of the shared processor pool. There is also a history feature that displays an LPAR's processor use over time.

Supported operating systems include AIX 5.2, 5.3 and Linux.

Bruce Spencer,

November 8, 2005