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How to Start / Stop SAPOSCOL?


The SAPOSCOL (Operating System Collector) is a services/program runs on OS Level.

It collects the data about operating system resources i.e. Utilization of Virtual / Physical Memory, CPU, Disk & resources of running processes.

The SAPOSCOL collects the current data every 10 seconds and records it, and records the hourly averages for the last 24 hours.

It supports all Operating systems i.e Windows, Linux, AIX, HPUX,SUN/SOLARIS etc..

How to check the status of SAPOSCOL & Start / Stop process? Below are the commands::

Start OS Collector :

saposcol -l

Stop  OS Collector:

saposcol -k

OS Collector Dialog Mode:

saposcol -d

OS Collector Status:

saposcol –s

The saposcol resides under :: /usr/sap/hostctrl/exe/saposcol path.

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