Can anyone share real time use cases of nimalarm utility , I have gone through the docs want to hear from customers who are using . I want to test this with some useful cases.
The NimAlarm Utility - CA Unified Infrastructure Management - 8.1 - CA Technologies Documentation
In a lab environment, it requires a little bit of additional scripting, but you can effectively load test to make sure you can process alarm storms, ensure integration points, etc still function properly. It be nice if you can just say fire off 1000 or more of random alarms and also specify thresholds within that subset to include multiple duplicates etc. This is where the external script to orchestrate this is required.
A real (production) use case:
We had a shell script that the logmon was launching. Sometimes for any reasons we wanted to launch an UIM alarm because something goes wrong on our shell script... NimAlarm utility answered my need
Hope it will help you !
We created a simple bat file that could be called by our workload automation tool to generate an alarm when a job failed, ran long, returned bad data....
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