System Management Application (SMA)

SMA is built on Java Management Extensions (JMX) interface and is instrumented using JMX objects called Managed Beans (MBeans), which expose their management interfaces to the SMA applications through a JMX agent. JMX provides a standard API to monitor and manage resources either locally or via remote access.

There are two sets of utilities in SMA, a standard set with functionality suitable for all administrative and support users, and an advanced set with functions that are intended for developers as they build and debug new applications. The advanced tools might also be used under the guidance of Pegasystems support.

SMA can be accessed through PegaRULES Process Commander, the application server‘s administration page, or directly through a browser.

Key Features: 

Listener Management: Displays information on running listeners; can be used to start, stop, and restart listeners
Memory Management: Provides the counts and KB size in memory of active requestors, system caches, and classes
Requestor Management: Displays information on requestors; can be used to interrupt or stop requestors; provides access to the Profiler and Tracer tools
System Management: Displays information on the selected node’s system, requestor counts, JVM, and build
Administration: Provides tools for monitoring aspects of the PRPC configuration
Agent Management: Displays information on running agents; can be used to start and stop agents
Logging and Tracing: Displays information on garbage collection and log data



March 9, 2017 - 2:05pm

Do we any updated version of this document for Pega7? Or no changes applicable?

April 3, 2017 - 5:43pm

Do we have any documentation for PRPC 7.x ?

April 20, 2017 - 1:18am

Is there any updated version of this document for pega 7.2 or is it the same? Please respond.

July 24, 2017 - 8:37am


can we get an answer of the three previous post on this topic?

October 2, 2017 - 10:04am

Thank you for your patience.  This version of the SMA article is still valid for versions of PRPC and Pega Platform up to the currently-available version 7.3.

May 2, 2018 - 3:00am

What is the JMX API returning, is it a JSON message or a HTML page ? 

And how do i access the JMX API, what is the end point ??