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QLogic HBAs (scli)

Connector file name: MS_HW_QlogicSCLI.hdf

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This connector discovers QLogic HBAs of servers running Linux using the scli utility provided with the QLogic Drivers.


Typical platform: Any system with QLogic

Operating systems: Linux, Oracle Solaris


Leverages: QLogic's SCLI utility

Technology and protocols: System Commands

This connector requires advanced privileges on the managed host for the command below:

  • scli

This connector therefore needs to run as root or you need to configure a privilege-escalation mechanism like sudo on the managed host to allow the monitoring account to run the command listed above.

Sample of /etc/sudoers to allow the above command to be run as root by the patrol account:

patrol ALL=(root) NOPASSWD: scli

Connector Activation Criteria

The QLogic HBAs (scli) connector will be automatically activated, and its status will be reported as OK if all the below criteria are met:

  • The command below succeeds on the monitored host
    • Command: which scli
    • Output contains: /scli$ (regex)
  • The command below succeeds on the monitored host
    • Command: scli -g
    • Output contains: Total QLogic HBA(s) : [1-9] (regex)


Object Type Discovered Properties Collected Parameters
Network Card, FC Port (MS_HW_NETWORK)
  • Bandwidth
  • Device Type
  • Model
  • Physical Address
  • Physical Address Type
  • Serial Number
  • Vendor
  • Link Speed
  • Link Status
  • Status
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