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Brocade SAN Switch SMI Agent

Description

This connector discovers the enclosures and fiber-channel ports of SAN switches as well as the various environment sensors (temperatures, fans, power supplies, etc.). It relies on the Brocade SMI Agent Proxy and can monitor multiple switches.

Connector ID: BrocadeSwitchWBEM

This connector supersedes:

Target

Typical platform: Brocade SAN

Operating system: Storage System

Prerequisites

Leverages: Brocade SMI Agent

Technology and protocols: WBEM

Examples

CLI

hws HOSTNAME -t storage -f BrocadeSwitchWBEM --wbem -u USER

hws-config.yaml

hosts:
- host:
    hostname: <HOSTNAME> # Change with actual host name
    type: storage
  selectedConnectors: [ BrocadeSwitchWBEM ] # Optional, to load only this connector
  wbem:
    protocol: https
    port: 5989
    username: <USERNAME> # Change with actual credentials
    password: <PASSWORD> # Encrypted using hws-encrypt

Connector Activation Criteria

The Brocade SAN Switch SMI Agent connector will be automatically activated, and its status will be reported as OK if all the below criteria are met:

  • The WBEM query below to the managed host succeeds:
    • Namespace: root/brocade1
    • WQL Query: SELECT Name FROM Brocade_Switch

Metrics

Type Collected Metrics Specific Attributes (Labels)
Enclosure
  • hw.status{hw.type="enclosure",state="present"}
  • model
  • serial_number
  • type
  • vendor
Blade
  • hw.status{hw.type="blade",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
  • hw.status{hw.type="blade",state="present"}
  • serial_number
Fan
  • hw.fan.speed
  • hw.status{hw.type="fan",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
  • hw.status{hw.type="fan",state="present"}
    Network Card, FC Port
    • hw.errors{hw.type="network",type="zero_buffer_credits"}
    • hw.errors{hw.type="network"}
    • hw.network.bandwidth.limit
    • hw.network.bandwidth.utilization
    • hw.network.full_duplex
    • hw.network.io.receive
    • hw.network.io.transmit
    • hw.network.packets.receive
    • hw.network.packets.transmit
    • hw.network.up
    • hw.status{hw.type="network",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
    • hw.status{hw.type="network",state="present"}
    • info
    • physical_address
    • remote_physical_address
    Other Device
    • hw.status{hw.type="other_device",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
    • hw.status{hw.type="other_device",state="present"}
    • device_type
    Power Supply
    • hw.status{hw.type="power_supply",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
    • hw.status{hw.type="power_supply",state="present"}
      Temperature Sensor
      • hw.status{hw.type="temperature",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
      • hw.status{hw.type="temperature",state="present"}
      • hw.temperature
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