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Dell MX Chassis and Blades (REST)

Description

This connector provides hardware monitoring for Dell MX Series. It monitors the enclosure and physical disks as well as the various environment sensors (CPUs, temperatures, fans, power supplies, memory, disk controllers, batteries and network cards).

Connector ID: DellMXREST

Target

Typical platform: Dell MX7000

Operating system: Out-of-Band

Prerequisites

Leverages:

Technology and protocols: HTTP/REST

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

Examples

CLI

hws HOSTNAME -t management -f DellMXREST --https --http-port 443 -u USERNAME

hws-config.yaml

hosts:
- host:
    hostname: <HOSTNAME> # Change with actual host name
    type: management
  selectedConnectors: [ DellMXREST ] # Optional, to load only this connector
  http:
    https: true
    port: 443 # or probably something else
    username: <USERNAME> # Change with actual credentials
    password: <PASSWORD> # Encrypted using hws-encrypt

Connector Activation Criteria

The Dell MX Chassis and Blades (REST) connector will be automatically activated, and its status will be reported as OK if all the below criteria are met:

  • The HTTP Request below to the managed host succeeds:
    • GET /api/DeviceService/Devices
    • Request Header:
      EmbeddedFile(1)
    • The response body contains: api (regex)

Metrics

Type Collected Metrics Specific Attributes (Labels)
Enclosure
  • hw.status{hw.type="enclosure",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
  • hw.status{hw.type="enclosure",state="present"}
  • model
  • serial_number
  • type
  • vendor
Disk Controller
  • hw.status{hw.type="disk_controller",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
  • hw.status{hw.type="disk_controller",state="present"}
  • firmware_version
Battery
  • hw.status{hw.type="battery",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
  • hw.status{hw.type="battery",state="present"}
    Blade
    • hw.status{hw.type="blade",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
    • hw.status{hw.type="blade",state="present"}
    • model
    • blade_name
    • serial_number
    Processor
    • hw.cpu.speed.limit{limit_type="max"}
    • hw.status{hw.type="cpu",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
    • hw.status{hw.type="cpu",state="present"}
    • model
    • vendor
    Fan
    • hw.fan.speed
    • hw.fan.speed_ratio
    • hw.status{hw.type="fan",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
    • hw.status{hw.type="fan",state="present"}
      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
      Memory Module
      • hw.memory.limit
      • hw.status{hw.type="memory",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
      • hw.status{hw.type="memory",state="present"}
      • model
      • serial_number
      • vendor
      Network Card, FC Port
      • hw.network.bandwidth.limit
      • hw.network.up
      • hw.status{hw.type="network",state="present"}
      • model
      • physical_address
      • vendor
      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.endurance_utilization{state="remaining"}
      • hw.physical_disk.size
      • hw.status{hw.type="physical_disk",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
      • hw.status{hw.type="physical_disk",state="present"}
      • info
      • model
      • serial_number
      • vendor
      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"}
      • power_supply_type
      Temperature Sensor
      • hw.status{hw.type="temperature",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
      • hw.status{hw.type="temperature",state="present"}
      • hw.temperature
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