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Dell iDRAC9 (REST)

Description

This connector provides hardware monitoring through Dell's iDRAC Management Card for Dell servers with iDRAC9 or later. 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: DelliDRACREST

Target

Typical platform: iDRAC9 REST

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 DelliDRACREST --https --http-port 443 -u USERNAME

hws-config.yaml

hosts:
- host:
    hostname: <HOSTNAME> # Change with actual host name
    type: management
  selectedConnectors: [ DelliDRACREST ] # 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 iDRAC9 (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 /redfish/v1
    • Request Header:
      EmbeddedFile(1)
    • The response body contains: Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (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
  • vendor
Disk Controller
  • hw.status{hw.type="disk_controller",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
  • hw.status{hw.type="disk_controller",state="present"}
  • firmware_version
  • model
  • vendor
Battery
  • hw.status{hw.type="battery",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
  • hw.status{hw.type="battery",state="present"}
    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.status{hw.type="fan",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
    • hw.status{hw.type="fan",state="present"}
      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="ok|degraded|failed"}
      • hw.status{hw.type="network",state="present"}
      • model
      • physical_address
      • serial_number
      • vendor
      Physical Disk
      • hw.physical_disk.size
      • hw.status{hw.type="physical_disk",state="ok|degraded|failed"}
      • hw.status{hw.type="physical_disk",state="present"}
      • 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
      • sensor_location
      No results.