Erroneous "Available Main Memory" metric value when agent is running inside a non-global zone (Solaris)

Document ID : KB000085823
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Issue:
Affects Release version(s): 5

Error Message :
None

Patch level detected:SP Analyst Agent for Unix 5.50
Product Version: Sysload 5.5.0

Description :Erroneous "Available Main Memory" metric value when agent is running inside a non-global zone (Solaris)
Environment:
OS: Sun Solaris Sparc
OS Version: Solaris 10 Sparc 64bits
Cause:
Cause type:
By design
Root Cause: The vmstat command launched on Solaris on a non-global zone returns a free size of memory that is the one of the whole Solaris server, not specific to the zone.
Resolution:
We recommend to install the agent for Solaris on the global zone

Fix Status: No Fix

Additional Information:
Workaround :
N/A