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Dell CMC (Dell Chassis Management Controller)

Connector file name: MS_HW_DellCMC.hdf


Provides environmental information (temperatures, fans and power supplies) on Dell Blade servers through the Dell Chassis Management Controller (CMC)


Typical platform: Dell M1000E

Operating system: Out-of-Band


Leverages: Dell Chassis Management Controller (CMC)

Technology and protocols: SSH

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

Connector Activation Criteria

The Dell CMC (Dell Chassis Management Controller) 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 quit[Return]logout[Return]exit[Return]
  • The captured output contains CMC firmware (regex)


Object Type Discovered Properties Collected Parameters
  • Model
  • Serial Number
  • Type
  • Power Consumption
  • Status
  • Model
  • Controller Status
    • Status
    Blade (MS_HW_BLADE)
    • Blade Model
    • Blade Name
    • Power State
    • Status
    Fan (MS_HW_FAN)
    • Alarm Threshold
    • Fan Type/Location
    • Warning Threshold
    • Speed
    • Status
    Logical Disk, RAID (MS_HW_LOGICALDISK)
    • RAID Level
    • Size
    • Status
    Other Device (MS_HW_OTHERDEVICE)
    • Device Type
    • Status
    Physical Disk (MS_HW_PHYSICALDISK)
    • Serial Number
    • Size
    • Vendor
    • Predicted Failure
    • Status
    Power Supply (MS_HW_POWERSUPPLY)
      • Status
      Temperature Sensor (MS_HW_TEMPERATURE)
      • Alarm Threshold
      • Sensor Type/Location
      • Warning Threshold
      • Status
      • Temperature
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