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Dell DRAC/MC (Dell Remote Access Controller/Modular Chassis)

Description

Provides environmental information (temperatures, fans and power supplies) on Dell Blade servers through the Dell Remote Access Card (DRAC)

Connector ID: DellDRACMC

Target

Typical platform: Dell PowerEdge

Operating system: Out-of-Band

Prerequisites

Leverages: Dell Remote Access Controller/Modular Chassis (DRAC/MC)

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 DellDRACMC --ssh -u USER

hws-config.yaml

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

Connector Activation Criteria

The Dell DRAC/MC (Dell Remote Access Controller/Modular Chassis) 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 DRAC/MC:
  • The connector sends quit[Return]logout[Return]
  • The captured output contains DRAC/MC: (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
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
  • serial_number
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
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.power_supply.limit{limit_type="max"}
  • 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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