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Manual Chapter: Monitoring Services and Servers
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About monitoring services and application servers

As a tenant, you can use iWorkflow™ to monitor the health statistics and performance of applications and servers. In addition to the application itself, the health of an application is influenced by its associated objects, including:

  • Application server nodes
  • Virtual servers that optimize application traffic
  • Clouds

Monitoring services

Before you can monitor a service, you must first deploy it.
Monitoring statistics and performance details for services and associated network objects provides you with the information you need to make resource management decisions. The statistics for services are collected by the managed BIG-IP® device and include various network statistics, such as connections, bits per second, and so forth. The performance data displays the services performance trend over a period of time.
  1. Log in to iWorkflow™ with the administrator user name and password.
  2. At the top of the screen, click Clouds and Services and then, on the L4-L7 Services header, click the gear icon next to the name of the services that you want to monitor.
    The panel expands to display the properties of the services.
  3. To view the statistics, click Statistics.
    The statistics display and all of the associated objects for the services are highlighted in the applicable panels.

Monitoring application servers

A cloud provider must have discovered, or you must have added, an application server before you can monitor it.

Monitoring health and performance statistics for your application servers provides you useful information about the health and usage for your resources. This information helps you decide when to increase or decrease resources to support your application requirements.

  1. Log in to iWorkflow™ with the administrator user name and password.
  2. At the top of the screen, click Clouds and Services and then, on the Nodes panel, click the gear icon next to the name of the application server that you want to monitor.
    The panel expands to display the application monitor's properties.
  3. To view the statistics, click Statistics.
    The statistics display and all of the associated objects for that application are highlighted in the applicable panels.

Viewing activity for cloud resources

Viewing activity for dynamic cloud resources gives you insight into how cloud resources are expanding to address increased traffic to applications.
To view specific activity details, place your cursor on an activity.
A popup window opens to display further details about the selected activity.
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