About this book

Sybase® Adaptive Server™ Enterprise Monitor™ Client Library Programmer’s Guide describes how to write Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise Monitor Client Library (Monitor Client Library) applications that access Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise performance data.


This guide is for programmers who use Adaptive Server Enterprise Monitor Server or Adaptive Server Enterprise Monitor Historical Server.

How to use this book

When writing a Monitor Client Library application, use this book as a source of general information on how to construct Monitor Client Library programs.

Related documents

The following documents comprise the Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise documentation:

Other sources of information

Use the following books for more information about Adaptive Server Enterprise configuration and tuning:

Use the Sybase Technical Library CD and the Technical Library Product Manuals Web site to learn more about your product:

Sybase certifications on the Web

Technical documentation at the Sybase Web site is updated frequently.

StepsFor the latest information on product certifications

  1. Point your Web browser to Technical Documents.

  2. Select Products from the navigation bar on the left.

  3. Select a product name from the product list.

  4. Select the Certification Report filter, specify a time frame, and click Go.

  5. Click a Certification Report title to display the report.

StepsFor the latest information on EBFs and Updates

  1. Point your Web browser to Technical Documents.

  2. Select EBFs/Updates. Enter user name and password information, if prompted (for existing Web accounts) or create a new account (a free service).

  3. Specify a time frame and click Go.

  4. Select a product.

  5. Click an EBF/Update title to display the report.

StepsTo create a personalized view of the Sybase Web site (including support pages)

Set up a MySybase profile. MySybase is a free service that allows you to create a personalized view of Sybase Web pages.

  1. Point your Web browser to Technical Documents

  2. Click MySybase and create a MySybase profile.

Text conventions

Italics indicates emphasis or indicates that a definition accompanies the highlighted term.

Variable names, document titles, file names, directory names, and Adaptive Server Enterprise table names are in italic typeface:

-Umyname Adaptive Server Enterprise Monitor Server User’s Guide SQLMon.mrg file $SYBASE directory systables

Command syntax

Command syntax statements use the following notational conventions:

Table 1: Command syntax conventions




Command keywords appear in lowercase.


Variables (words that stand for values that you supply in the command) appear in italic.


Brackets mean that including the enclosed items in the command is optional. Do not include the brackets in your command.


Ellipses indicate that you may repeat the preceding item as many times as you like in the command. Do not include ellipses in your command.

If you need help

Each Sybase installation that has purchased a support contract has one or more designated people who are authorized to contact Sybase Technical Support. If you cannot resolve a problem using the manuals or online help, please have the designated person contact Sybase Technical Support or the Sybase subsidiary in your area.