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Sun Management Center is a system monitoring solution from Sun Microsystems.


Sun Management Center (Sun MC) is a systems management and monitoring tool for enterprise-wide management of Sun servers, desktops and storage devices. It provides in-depth monitoring of Sun hardware and the most comprehensive set of metrics for the Solaris OS, including support for Solaris Containers.

Sun MC was originally named Sun Enterprise SyMON, and was co-developed by Halcyon Monitoring Solutions, Inc.

Protocols used

  • SNMP v2usec (optional encryption libraries), v1 and v3 (compatible)
  • HTTP with SSL
  • RMI
  • TCP/IP for Probe Connections (adhoc commands)
  • Agents available for

  • Solaris on SPARC and x86 systems
  • Linux on x86 systems
  • Halcyon provides addons to extend it to monitor 3rd party applications and devices such as:

  • Ericsson OSS
  • Oracle
  • Java Enterprise System
  • Veritas
  • Hitachi Storage Systems (HDS)
  • Cisco
  • Windows
  • Linux on most platforms
  • HP-UX
  • AIX
  • Integration with other monitoring tools

  • IBM Tivoli with Tivoli on a Sun SPARC Solaris system.
  • CA Unicenter
  • Halcyon Monitoring Solutions, Inc. provides the following integrations for Sun Management Center

  • IBM Tivoli with Tivoli on any system
  • HP Openview
  • Micromuse Netcool
  • Generic Framework Integrations
  • Available add-ons

  • Sun Cluster
  • All Sun hardware
  • Performance Reporting Manager for historical reporting/graphing
  • 3rd Party Applications Monitoring and Extensions from Halcyon
  • Sun MC Partners

  • Halcyon Monitoring Solutions, Inc.
  • References

    Sun Management Center Wikipedia

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