CONTROL for i = More than 180 IBM i checks to BOOST your enterprise MONITORING solution !

Two reasons to adopt Control for i :

You want to use or are already using an enterprise monitoring solution
. (Nagios compatible, PRTG or hundreds of others… even Saas solutions).

You are not satisfied with existing IBM i controls ?

Contact us and ask for a Demo and or a PoC.

In such a demo you will see how it’s possible to easily improve your existing enterprise monitoring solution with the single “Plugin” of Control for i product…

Control for i

Control for i is a product developed by IBM i people for IBM i people…

It also helps to reconcile with the team managing the company’s monitoring solution !!!

How ?

  • Control for i provides you ~80 IBM i commands. With these commands (and many parameters) it is particularly easy for IBM i people to setup the checks: no development at all is required !
  • Once the controls are validated on the IBM i, simply copy and paste the commands and its parameters into your favourite monitoring tool … and it works… Thanks to the Control for i plugin !
  • Now you just have to organise the checks in your tool with the monitoring team : schedule them, define the frequency and the service time range, decide on the severity level, specify the reaction to issues (email, SMS, alert), consider escalation actions, …
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You will discover, how with Control for i you can

  1. implement 180+ probes/checks to control EVERYTHING running on IBM i: Applications, System, Messages, HA, EDI, Backups, Batches, ERP, Transfers, Database, Logs, …
  2. automate the reply to messages in MSGQ
  3. integrate existing self-developed controls in Control for i
  4. develop you new probes using the templates provided (IBM i commands).

650 partitions are already monitored with the help of Control for i’.


Existing customers appreciate:

– accuracy of alert messages allowing fast and relevant reactions from helpdesk,

– very low resource consumption on the IBM i avoiding false alerts,

– ease of installation and use with minimizing time consumption,

– price (licence + maintenance or monthly subscription) remaining cheap.

At the end, they are happy that IBM i is better monitored than other OS !