AIX Tip of the Week

Subject: Create Web Pages from nmon Files Using nmon2web Tool

Date: February 1, 2014

Changes (Feb 2014)

Changes (January 2014)

Changes (October 2013)

Changes (3/7/2009)

Changes (2/11/2009):

This is the third of a series of tips that illustrate how to automate the collection and display of nmon performance data from multiple servers. It extends the capability in previous tips to include the aggregate utilization of all partitions on the physical server. This includes CPU, memory, virtual I/O and virtual ethernet. This tip is targeted primarily for micropartitioned systems. However, it may be of broader interest for the following new features:

The necessary scripts and documentation are provided in the download. Run the following command to extract:
gunzip -dc nmon2web.tar.gz | tar -xvf-


February 2014 - Bug fixes and added WPAR charts

January 2014 - Updates to specify date range for trend charts. Integrates "nmon2web consolidator" function in index.html. New setup.ksh script automates new installations and upgrades for existing nmon2web users. (Note existing nmon2web users should use the script as it contains a function to upgrade web directories.)

October 2013 - Updates for changes to nmon-topas. Addition of "nmon2web Consolidator".

June 2012 - Address parsing changes in nmon2web CSV fields

March 2011 - Update multiple adapters

May 2009 - Update for Partition Mobility. The following update supports the movement of hosts between physical servers.

June 2009 - Update to include AIX's version of nmon "TOPAS-NMON". Added disk saving options to remove processed nmon and rrd_tool update files

Bruce Spencer,

June 2009