A new approach to threshold alerting to help you manage your disk space.

Make IBM i Message Management easier with these smart techniques.

An informational video, demonstrating how to use an Action Schedule to perform actions based on conditions.

Keep track of what is consuming your disk space.

An informational video demonstrating how to configure Halcyon to detect when to close it's own alerts.

An informational video demonstrating how to create rules using Halcyon Audit Journal Manager.

An informational video that demonstrates how to replicate Halcyon rules across remote installations.

Discover how to automatically close alerts when the condition that caused the orginal alert to be generated no longer exists.

Halcyon contains a command, HEMINZRUL (Initialize Event Manager Rules), which provides the ability to automatically create Rule Groups, and Rules, for Subsystems and Jobs currently active on the system.

Learn how to define a single Halcyon job queue rule to monitor ALL of your job queues.

How to monitor for regular heartbeats and raise a flag if one is not received.

This article explains how you can monitor for the total number of spooled files on the system.

This document explains how you can monitor for the percentage of temporary addresses used on the system within Halcyon Level 2 - Systems Operations Suite. 

Use Halcyon Message Manager to monitor for application, key processes or end of day routines that have variable start and end times.

When was the last time you ran a RCLSTG “Reclaim Storage” on your system?

Learn how to raise alerts based on the active job log and ensure routine jobs run without any issues.

Quickly find and delete Journal Receivers, which can take up large volumes of valuable disk space.

Halcyon allows you to inhibit user access to various functions within the product. This document shows you how you can monitor for those users who have still tried to access those functions.

Discover how to use the Custom Task Monitor as a simple Job Scheduler.

An informational video demonstrating the power of Halcyon SNMP actions and monitoring.

An informational video demonstrating how to monitor variable job start and finish times.

An informational video demonstrating how to add a rule that alerts when the operator service is unavailable or if the dialled number is incorrect.

How to “look inside” a physical file to check whether a defined field contains a specific value.

An informational video demonstrating how to use the SYSLOG action on IBM i.

Discover IBM's best kept secret and improve your message monitoring.

An informational video demonstrating the ability to wake an on-call operator prior to sending the SMS alert.

An informational video demonstrating how to automate the archiving of spooled files.

Discover four new actions, designed to provide you with a snapshot of your system or jobs at a specific point in time.

An informational video demonstrating how to create PDF's on the IFS from your spooled files.

An informational video demonstrating how to create PDF's direct on the NFS from a spooled file.

An informational video demonstrating how to create PDF's from a spooled file direct to Windows Share.

This document explains how the Halcyon Audit Journal Manager can be used to capture audit journal entries that are associated with exit programs being removed from exit points in the registry.

This document explains how Halcyon Auto-export allows you to set a system/environment as the central configuration point for rule groups and rules. These can then be sent automatically to remote locations that you have already defined, or to different environments on the same local system.

Halcyon provides the users with the ability to monitor messages in joblogs in real-time. This document explains how you can omit certain users from this monitoring.

This document explains how you can use calendars when setting up monitoring rules within Halcyon.

Halcyon provides the users with the ability to monitor messages in job logs in real-time. This document explains how you can omit certain users from this monitoring.

Whenever you are using monitoring software, it is always useful to ensure that the monitoring software itself is up and running. Halcyon has the ability to do this, where there is more than 1 iSeries in the configuration, using a feature in the TCP/IP monitoring item.

Halcyon is good at monitoring messages and then sending alerts based on rules. However, there will come a time when there may be too many notifications, and you really only need to receive the first one.
This document explains how you can control this by making use of the count method (Option 8) against the specific action for the message rule.

This document explains how Halcyon FTP monitoring makes use of Exit Points in the registry to monitor for FTP activity both inbound, and outbound. When the exit program detects activity, that activity is translated into a message, and sent to the HMMFTP message queue in library HMMxxxxx (where xxxxx is the code used to represent the required environment e.g. HMMPROD).

Message Monitor can then be used to create rules to determine whether certain FTP actions have occurred, and alert you accordingly.

This document explains how you can set up Job Queue monitoring in Halcyon.

This document explains how a rule is selected within Halcyon Message Manager by using a "score" for each criteria on a rule.

This document explains how you can identify a job that is locking another job on the system, and optionally end it.