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IBM AIX - HBA

Description

Provides hardware status information for the fiber channel HBA cards on IBM AIX systems.

Connector ID: IBMAIXHBA

This connector is superseded by:

Target

Typical platform: IBM POWER

Operating system: IBM AIX

Prerequisites

Leverages: IBM AIX system commands (lsdev, lsattr, fcstat, etc.)

Technology and protocols: System Commands

Examples

CLI

hws HOSTNAME -t rs6000 -f IBMAIXHBA --ssh -u USER

hws-config.yaml

hosts:
- host:
    hostname: <HOSTNAME> # Change with actual host name
    type: rs6000
  selectedConnectors: [ IBMAIXHBA ] # Optional, to load only this connector
  ssh:
    username: <USERNAME> # Change with actual credentials
    password: <PASSWORD> # Encrypted using hws-encrypt

Connector Activation Criteria

The IBM AIX - HBA connector will be automatically activated, and its status will be reported as OK if all the below criteria are met:

  • Operating System is IBM AIX
  • The command below succeeds on the monitored host
    • Command: /bin/ls /usr/sbin/fcstat
    • Output contains: ^/usr/sbin/fcstat$ (regex)
  • The command below succeeds on the monitored host
    • Command: /usr/sbin/lsdev -Cc adapter
    • Output contains: ^fcs[0-9] (regex)

Metrics

Type Collected Metrics Specific Attributes (Labels)
Network Card, FC Port
  • hw.errors{hw.type="network"}
  • hw.network.bandwidth.limit
  • hw.network.bandwidth.utilization
  • 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="present"}
  • model
  • physical_address
  • serial_number
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