Business Solutions Using ARS
ARS provides data center management with additional tools to monitor and track IBM® Connect:Direct® usage. Use the information in the reports to track attempted security violations, analyze capacity planning related data, examine IBM Connect:Direct utilization, and isolate failed IBM Connect:Direct Processes.
The following table describes how to use ARS.
|Data Center Management||The data center manager wants to keep track of IBM Connect:Direct activities. The IBM Connect:Direct Activity Report lists all Process steps that occurred in this data center during a time period. The IBM Connect:Direct NonPDS Copy Report and IBM Connect:Direct PDS Copy Report provide additional information on all COPY steps performed.|
system administrator requests a list of any IBM Connect:Direct-related
security violations on a daily basis. The
Violations Report lists the following violations:
|Capacity Planning||The capacity planner at a data center needs to know how many bytes are transferring between this data center and other data centers and the total transmission times. The IBM Connect:Direct Summary Report provides this type of information by remote data center for a specified time period.|
|IBM Connect:Direct Utilization||The data center administrator
studies IBM Connect:Direct utilization by
examining how many application programs are submitted or invoked using IBM Connect:Direct. The administrator uses this
information with a job scheduling system to produce a comprehensive analysis of all jobs run at a
Two ARS reports provide this type of utilization summary.
The IBM Connect:Direct Run Job Report provides information about all jobs submitted by IBM Connect:Direct.
The IBM Connect:Direct Run Task Report provides information about all programs executed under the control of IBM Connect:Direct.
|Problem Isolation||The IBM Connect:Direct Exception Report is an excellent tool for researching why a Process does not run. This report lists each failed Process for a requested time period along with the reason for the failure.|