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Cisco MDS9000 Series (SSH)

Connector file name: MS_HW_CiscoTelnet.hdf

This connector supersedes:


This connector discovers the enclosure and fiber-channel ports of SAN switches as well as the various environment sensors (temperatures, fans, power supplies, etc.).


Typical platform: Cisco SAN

Operating system: Storage System


Leverages: Commands on the Cisco Bay Controller

Technology and protocols: SSH

This connector is not available for the local host (it is applicable to remote hosts only).

Connector Activation Criteria

The Cisco MDS9000 Series (SSH) connector will be automatically activated, and its status will be reported as OK if all the below criteria are met:

  • SSH is enabled on the monitored host
  • The monitored host must send #
  • The connector sends exit[Return]logout[Return]quit[Return]
  • The captured output contains Cisco (regex)


Object Type Discovered Properties Collected Parameters
  • Model
  • Serial Number
  • Type
  • Vendor
  • Power Consumption
  • Blade Model
  • Blade Name
  • Status
    • Status
    Network Card, FC Port (MS_HW_NETWORK)
    • Device Type
    • Physical Address
    • Physical Address Type
    • Remote Physical Address
    • Remote Physical Address Type
    • Bandwidth Utilization
    • Duplex Mode
    • Error Percent
    • Link Speed
    • Link Status
    • Received Bytes Rate
    • Received Packets Rate
    • Status
    • Transmitted Bytes Rate
    • Transmitted Packets Rate
    • Zero Buffer Credit Percent
    Other Device (MS_HW_OTHERDEVICE)
    • Device Type
    • Status
    Power Supply (MS_HW_POWERSUPPLY)
      • Status
      Temperature Sensor (MS_HW_TEMPERATURE)
      • Alarm Threshold
      • Warning Threshold
      • Status
      • Temperature
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