System P Performance

  • alstat – Shows alignment exception statistics.
  • iostat – Reports central processing unit (CPU) statistics and I/O statistics for the entire system, adapters, TTY devices, disks, and CD-ROMs.
  • vmstat – Reports virtual memory statistics.
  • sar – Collects, reports, or saves system activity information.
  • prof – Displays object file profile data.
  • tprof – Reports CPU usage.
  • gprof – Displays call graph profile data.
  • emstat – Shows emulation exception statistics.
  • filemon – Monitors the performance of the file system, and reports the I/O activity on behalf of logical files, virtual memory segments, logical volumes, and physical volumes.
  • fileplace – Displays the placement of file blocks within logical or physical volumes.
  • netpmon – Monitors activity and reports statistics on network I/O and network-related CPU usage.
  • pprof – Reports CPU usage of all kernel threads over a period of time.
  • rmss – Simulates a system with various sizes of memory for performance testing of applications.
  • svmon – Captures and analyzes a snapshot of virtual memory.
  • topas – Reports selected local system statistics.
  • lparstat – Reports LPAR-related information and utilization statistics.
  • mpstat – Reports performance statistics for all logical CPUs in the system
  • entstat – Shows ethernet device driver and device statistics.
  • fcstat
  • ioslevel This command gives the version of the Virtual I/O Server.
  • lssw This command lists the software installed.
  • lsfware This command displays microcode and firmware levels of the system, adapters and devices.
  • lslparinfo This command displays the LPAR number and LPAR name.
  • lssvc This command lists available agent names if the parameter is not given. It lists the agent’s attributes and values if the agent’s name is provided as a parameter.
  • oem_platform_level This command returns the operating system level of the OEM install and setup environment.
  • lsdev This command displays devices in the system and their characteristics.
  • lsmap This command displays the mapping between physical and virtual devices.

  • viostat This command reports Central Processing Unit statistics, asynchronous input/output, input/output statistics for entire system, adapters, tty devices, disks, and CD-ROMs. The parameter -extdisk provides detailed performance statistics information for disk devices.
  • fcstat This command displays statistics gathered by the specified Fibre Channel device driver.
  • lsvg This command displays information about volume groups.
  • lslv This command displays information about a logical volume.
  • lspv This command displays information about physical volumes.
  • lssp This command displays information about storage pools.
  • lsvopt This command lists and displays information about the systems virtual optical devices.
  • lsrep This command lists and displays information about the Virtual Media Repository.
  • lspath This command displays information about paths to MultiPath I/0 (MPIO)-capable devices.

  • mpio_get_config -Av This command displays IBM SAN storage information with MPIO multi-path device driver attachment.
  • fget_config -Av This command displays IBM SAN storage information with RDAC multi-path device driver attachment.
  • pcmpath query adapter This command displays SAN storage Fibre Channel adapter path information with SDDPCM path control module attachment.
  • pcmpath query device This command displays SAN storage device information with SDDPCM path control module attachment.
  • lscfg -vl hdiskx This command displays vendor storage information.
  • netstat This command displays active sockets for each protocol, or routing table information, or displays the contents of a network data structure.
  • entstat This command displays Ethernet device driver and device statistics.
  • seastat This command generates a report to view, per client, the Shared Ethernet Adapter statistics.

  • lsnetsvc This command gives the status of a network service.
  • lstcpip This command displays the TCP/IP settings.
  • optimizenet -list This command lists the characteristics of one or all network tunables.
  • snmp_info -get|-next This command requests the values of Management Information Base variables managed by a Simple Network Management Protocol agent.
  • traceroute This command prints the route that IP packets take to a network host.
  • showmount This command displays a list of all clients that have remotely mountable file systems.
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