The ST06 transaction is used to display information from the OS (via the SAPHostAgent) about it’s resources including CPU, RAM, Disk & Network.
Potential Use Cases
This event could be used for the following scenarios:
Measure, monitor and alert on the following hardware resources:
CPU load, utilization, context switches, queue length
Memory used & free
Swap used / free
Network KB, packets in/out and collisions per second
Number of CPUs visible to the OS
The event will look like this in Splunk:
List of Selected Runtime Errors
Navigate to this data by using the ST06 t-code and the information displayed when you first enter is what is captured by the ST06 extractor and sent to Splunk in this EVENT_TYPE.
The detail about specific resources like CPU and LAN (network) adaptors are contained in the EVENT_SUBTYPE(s)
CPU_SINGLE - CPU_SINGLE subtype contains information about specific processes in the operating system, it shows the following information per process.
LAN_SINGLE - LAN_SINGLE records the performance metrics of each LAN adaptor individually.