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Endpoint Manager


Provides control and configuration for the endpoint manager.


wepmgr [fsck | get | help | ping | restart | set attribute...| start | stop | test_label ep_label | update]


The wepmgr command provides control and configuration for the endpoint manager. With this command, you can start, stop, and restart the endpoint manager. In addition, this command gets and sets endpoint manager attributes in the Tivoli object database to control endpoint login.



Rewrites the data in the Tivoli name registry endpoint resource from the endpoint data in the endpoint manager.


Returns a list of endpoint manager object attributes.


help [attribute]
Displays the usage statement for the wepmgr command or information about the specified attribute.


Verifies that the endpoint manager is running.


Restarts the endpoint manager.


set attribute...
Sets the endpoint manager object attributes in the Tivoli object database. Use the get option to return a list of these attributes. Use the update option for attributes to take effect immediately. Attribute values are as follows:


automigrate {off | on | nonmobile}
Indicates whether endpoints should migrate to their preferred gateway when the gateway becomes available. This value defaults to off, which indicates that endpoints are not migrated to the preferred gateway. To cause endpoints to migrate, set automigrate to on or nonmobile. When a gateway becomes available, any endpoints that have that gateway as their preferred gateway migrate to the gateway.
Mobile endpoints are excluded from this migration if the attribute is set to nonmobile. For endpoints that should be excluded from automatic migration, use the wep ep_label set preferred_gateway command to clear the preferred gateway.


When set to 1, disallows control characters in endpoint labels. Invalid endpoint labels are detected in the allow_install_policy script. You can overwrite the existing label in this script. The default value is 0. By default, endpoint labels are not checked for control characters. For more information, refer to allow_install_policy.


When set to 1, recaptures orphaned endpoint information. Orphaned endpoints are endpoints that were once a part of the Tivoli management region, but are no longer displayed in wep ls command output. This can occur from a database restore, an accidental deletion, or database corruption. The endpoint is recaptured by the endpoint manager during an isolation login attempt and a new dispatcher number is created for the endpoint. The default is 0.


invalid_chars 'regular_expr'
Specifies characters to be disallowed in an endpoint label during the initial login. The default value is an empty list. Invalid endpoint labels are detected in the allow_install_policy script. You can overwrite the existing label in this script.


labelspace 'regular_expr'
Defines the endpoint label name space and forces endpoint labels to conform to a regular expression during initial login. Use regular_expr to specify a set of allowable characters for endpoint labels (for example, '^[A-Za-z0-9$^_]*$'). If a label does not conform to the specified expression, that endpoint cannot connect to the Tivoli management region. For more information, refer toallow_install_policy.
Invalid endpoint labels are detected by the allow_install_policy script. You can overwrite existing labels in this script.


login_interval [value]
This interval is used by gateways and endpoint managers and specifies a time value in seconds in which logins from the same network address are ignored. This interval prevents the effects of multiple initial logins from the same endpoint. The default value is 270 seconds. You must restart the gateways for a new setting to take effect.

In some cases, multiple logins are allowed within one login_interval. For example, the logins after the initial login request of an endpoint and after an upgrade are not ignored. For more information about endpoint logins, see the Tivoli Management Framework Planning for Deployment Guide. To turn off this login filter, set login_interval to 0.


Specifies the number of after_install_policy scripts that can be run concurrently. The default is 10.


Specifies the number of endpoint entries in each batch that repopulates the name registry. This value is used by the wepmgr fsck command. The default is 500.


Specifies the number of allow_install_policy scripts that can be run concurrently. The default is 10.


Specifies the number of select_gateway_policy scripts that can be run concurrently. The default is 10.


Starts the endpoint manager.


Stops the endpoint manager.


test_label ep_label
Tests if a label conforms to the currently set labelspace.


Refreshes the attributes in the running endpoint manager from the attributes on the endpoint manager object in the Tivoli object database.


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  1. The following example pings the endpoint manager to verify that it is up and running:
    wepmgr ping
    ep_mgr is running.
  2. The following example shows the result of wepmgr get:
    wepmgr get
    logging_level           = 4
    max_install             = 10
    max_sgp                 = 10
    max_after               = 10
    login_interval          = 0
    stanza_interval         = 720
    max_iom_records         = 500
    epmgr_flags             = 0
    max_epmgr_rpc_threads   = 250
    automigrate             = off
    migrate_max             = 0
    chk_cntl_chars          = 0
    labelspace              = ''
    invalid_chars           = ''
  3. The following example sets the endpoint manager login_interval attribute to 0 seconds on the endpoint manager object in the Tivoli object database. By default, endpoints send login requests at 270-second intervals. If you reduce the number of seconds between endpoint initial login request attempts (using lcfd udp_interval=seconds), you also should reduce the endpoint manager attribute so that endpoint login attempts are not filtered by the gateways and endpoint managers. The following command updates the endpoint manager so that the attribute setting takes effect on the running endpoint manager. Because this value is used by gateways, you also need to restart gateways after issuing this command.
    wepmgr set login_interval 0
    wepmgr update




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