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IBM Hardware Management Console (HMC) Version 8 or later

Connector file name: MS_HW_IBMHMC8.hdf


Reports hardware errors that occured during the day and provides the status of the System Attention LED of all IBM AIX servers connected to the Hardware Management Console. An ALARM alert is triggered for a hardware problem that happened during the day and is automatically cleared at midnight.


Typical platform: IBM POWER

Operating system: Linux


Leverages: IBM Hardware Management Console (HMC)

Technology and protocols: System Commands

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

Connector Activation Criteria

The IBM Hardware Management Console (HMC) Version 8 or later connector will be automatically activated, and its status will be reported as OK if all the below criteria are met:

  • Operating System is Linux
  • The command below succeeds on the monitored host
    • Command: lshmc -V
    • Output contains: version.*Version.*[01289] (regex)


Object Type Discovered Properties Collected Parameters
  • Additional Information 1
  • Model
  • Serial Number
  • Vendor
  • Status
  • Status When Blinking
  • Color
  • Status When Off
  • Status When On
  • Status
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