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Dell CMC (Dell Chassis Management Controller)

Description

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

Connector ID: DellCMC

Target

Typical platform: Dell M1000E

Operating system: Out-of-Band

Prerequisites

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).

Examples

CLI

hws HOSTNAME -t management -f DellCMC --ssh -u USER

hws-config.yaml

hosts:
- host:
    hostname: <HOSTNAME> # Change with actual host name
    type: management
  selectedConnectors: [ DellCMC ] # Optional, to load only this connector
  ssh:
    username: <USERNAME> # Change with actual credentials
    password: <PASSWORD> # Encrypted using hws-encrypt

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)

Metrics

Type Collected Metrics Specific Attributes (Labels)
Enclosure
  • hw.enclosure.energy
  • hw.status{hw.type="enclosure",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
  • hw.status{hw.type="enclosure",state="present"}
  • model
  • serial_number
  • type
Disk Controller
  • hw.status{hw.type="disk_controller",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
  • hw.status{hw.type="disk_controller",state="present"}
  • model
Battery
  • hw.status{hw.type="battery",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
  • hw.status{hw.type="battery",state="present"}
    Blade
    • hw.blade.power_state{state="on|off|suspended"}
    • hw.status{hw.type="blade",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
    • hw.status{hw.type="blade",state="present"}
    • model
    • blade_name
    Fan
    • hw.fan.limit{limit_type="high.critical"}
    • hw.fan.limit{limit_type="high.degraded"}
    • hw.fan.speed
    • hw.status{hw.type="fan",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
    • hw.status{hw.type="fan",state="present"}
    • sensor_location
    Logical Disk, RAID
    • hw.logical_disk.limit
    • hw.status{hw.type="logical_disk",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
    • hw.status{hw.type="logical_disk",state="present"}
    • raid_level
    Other Device
    • hw.status{hw.type="other_device",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
    • hw.status{hw.type="other_device",state="present"}
    • device_type
    Physical Disk
    • hw.physical_disk.size
    • hw.status{hw.type="physical_disk",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
    • hw.status{hw.type="physical_disk",state="predicted_failure"}
    • hw.status{hw.type="physical_disk",state="present"}
    • serial_number
    • vendor
    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
      • hw.temperature.limit{limit_type="high.critical"}
      • hw.temperature.limit{limit_type="high.degraded"}
      • sensor_location
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