This sections explains how to enable the WebSphere PMI.

About this task

WebSphere 6.1 has PMI enabled at the Basic level by default, which is sufficient for vRealize Hyperic to collect the metrics enabled by default. The PMI level may need to be increased to collect certain metrics not enabled by default.


  1. Using a Web browser open the administration view: Server > Application Servers->${} > Performance Monitoring Infrastructure.
  2. Check the Startup button.
  3. Set level to Basic or higher.
  4. Click OK.
  5. Click Save to apply changes to the master configuration.
  6. Restart server.