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Connection Monitor Percentage VS Numeric Static Value

In Monitoring Profiles>Alerts Monitoring>Connections, you can only set a static value for Critical and Warning Thresholds. I would like the ability to be able to set a percentage of a certain total. Those totals could come from the database config MAXAPPLS, the instance config MAX_CONNECTIONS, or even just the user inputting a number of total connections. We use the MAXAPPLS database config parameter to control the number of connections to each database and we monitor the percentage total used on each database to know when workload has increased or if we start getting flooded with connections from a bad application.

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  • Jun 1 2020
  • Future consideration
Who would benefit from this IDEA? As a customer, I want to know when workload has increased or if we start getting flooded with connections from a bad application.
How should it work?

1) Do you have a proposed solution for this problem?

Those totals could come from the database config MAXAPPLS, the instance config MAX_CONNECTIONS, or even just the user inputting a number of total connections

2) And what would the measurable benefits of the solution be?

The ability to monitor the percentage total used on each database to know when workload has increased or if we start getting flooded with connections from a bad application.

3) What are you doing today to work around the problem?

Using a custom script we use the MAXAPPLS database config parameter to control the number of connections to each database.

Idea Priority Medium
Client Name USAA
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    Guest commented
    1 Jun 09:58pm

    This would be a wonderful addition that would allow for "dynamic" alerting for databases that have different configurations


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