IBM Hardware Management Console (HMC) Version 8 or later
Reports hardware errors that occured during the day and provides the status of the System Attention LED of all IBM AIX servers connected to the Hardware Management Console. An ALARM alert is triggered for a hardware problem that happened during the day and is automatically cleared at midnight.
Connector ID: IBMHMC8
Typical platform: IBM POWER
Operating system: Linux
Leverages: IBM Hardware Management Console (HMC)
Technology and protocols: System Commands
This connector is not available for the local host (it is applicable to remote hosts only).
hws HOSTNAME -t linux -f IBMHMC8 --ssh -u USER
hosts: - host: hostname: <HOSTNAME> # Change with actual host name type: linux selectedConnectors: [ IBMHMC8 ] # Optional, to load only this connector ssh: username: <USERNAME> # Change with actual credentials password: <PASSWORD> # Encrypted using hws-encrypt
Connector Activation Criteria
The IBM Hardware Management Console (HMC) Version 8 or later connector will be automatically activated, and its status will be reported as OK if all the below criteria are met:
- Operating System is Linux
- The command below succeeds on the monitored host
- Output contains:
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