You can specify the following parameters for general metrics:
Define the time interval (in minutes, hours, or days) at which a Simple Diagnostics Agent measures the metric. For example, if you set a collection frequency of one minute, the Simple Diagnostics Agent measures the metric once each minute.
A threshold defines when a metric receives a certain rating, such as OK (green) or Critical (red). The following threshold types are available for general metrics:
Set whether an alert is generated when the defined threshold is reached. Alerts are displayed in the Health Monitoring and Alert Management applications. The following alert settings are available:
Automatic Conversion of General Metrics to Availability Metrics when You Upgrade to FRUN3.0 SP00 or Higher Feature Package
If you have created general metrics in your system and you upgrade to FRUN 3.0 SP00 or FRUN 3.0 FP01, the general metrics are automatically converted to Availability metrics during the upgrade. These Availability metrics provide the same functionality as the general metrics you created. For details, see the following SAP Notes: