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traceoptions (Resource Monitor)


Hierarchy Level


Define tracing operations for the memory resource utilization processes.


file filename

Name of the file to receive the output of the tracing operation. All files are placed in the directory /var/log.

  • Default: rmopd

files number

(Optional) Maximum number of trace files to create before overwriting the oldest one. If you specify a maximum number of files, you also must specify a maximum file size with the size option.

  • Range: 2 through 1000

  • Default: 3 files

match regular-expression

(Optional) Refine the output to include lines that contain the regular expression.

size maximum-file-size

(Optional) Maximum size of each trace file. By default, the number entered is treated as bytes. Alternatively, you can include a suffix to the number to indicate kilobytes (KB), megabytes (MB), or gigabytes (GB). If you specify a maximum file size, you also must specify a maximum number of trace files with the files option.

  • Range: 10 KB through 1 GB

  • Default: 128 KB


(Optional) Enable unrestricted file access.


(Default) Disable unrestricted file access. This means the log file can be accessed only by the user who configured the tracing operation.

flag flag

Tracing operation to perform. To specify more than one tracing operation, include multiple flag statements. You can include the following flags:

  • all—Trace all operations.

Required Privilege Level

trace—To view this statement in the configuration.

trace-control—To add this statement to the configuration.