OVPA(1)OVPA(1)NAMEovpa - HP Performance Agent script for starting and stopping data col‐
lection and alarms
SYNOPSISovpa [action] [subsystem] [parms]
DESCRIPTIONovpa is a script that is used to start, stop, and re-initialize HP Per‐
formance Agent processes.
-? List all ovpa options. If your shell interprets ? as a
wildcard character, use an invalid option such as -xxx
instead of -?.
start Start all or part of HP Performance Agent. (default)
stop Stop all or part of HP Performance Agent.
restart Reinitialize all or part of HP Performance Agent. This
option causes some processes to be stopped and
status List the status of all or part of HP Performance Agent
version List the version of all or part of the HP Performance
all Perform the selected action on all HP Performance Agent
scope Perform the selected action on the scopeux collector.
The restart operation causes the scopeux collector to
stop, then restart. This causes the parm and ttd.conf
files to be re-read.
server Perform the selected action on the HP Performance Agent
server components. This affects the coda daemon as well
as the alarm generation subsystem. The restart opera‐
tion causes coda to terminate and restart. This causes
the datasources and alarmdef files to be re-read.
alarm Perform the selected action on the HP Performance Agent
server alarm component. Restart is the only valid option
and causes the alarmdef file to be reprocessed.
Provide the midaemon with parameters to initiate it with
other than default parameters. If the -midaemon parame‐
ter is used, it must be the last parameter in the list.
All remaining parameters are passed to the midaemon
process. midaemon is not available on Tru64 UNIX sys‐
SEE ALSOmidaemon(1) (Not supported on Tru64 UNIX), scopeux(1), coda(1)OVPA(1)