Monitoring a Multi-Master cluster

In a Multi-Master cluster, monitoring the health status of the master servers and quickly correcting problems before they can impact the business operations is essential. IBM® Security Guardium® Key Lifecycle Manager includes monitoring feature to monitor health status of all the IBM Security Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager master servers in the cluster.

Monitoring is an integral part of setting up and maintaining your Multi-Master setup. IBM Security Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager monitoring system provides a detailed picture of the configuration and health of your Multi-Master environment by using the following monitoring components.
Agent
Monitors and collects status data of the IBM Security Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager master servers in the cluster at specified intervals. For more information, see Agent.
Agent Starter
Starts the agent service. For more information, see Agent Starter.
Agent Invoker
Monitors status of the agent service at regular intervals. For more information, see Agent Invoker.
Following diagram shows the monitoring components in a IBM Security Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager master server (Instance) of the cluster.
IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager monitoring components
Note: An audit log file for the agent (agent_audit.log) is generated in the logs/audit directory. For more information, see Audit files.