Monitoring HP StorageWorks MSA2000/P2000 with Hardware Sentry
KB1084 - Aug 25, 2011 - Last reviewed on May 20, 2019
Type: Best Practice
Description: How to configure the Hardware Monitoring solution to monitor the health and detect hardware failures in HP StorageWorks MSA2000 and P2000 systems.
Additional Keywords: DotHill, HP, HP StorageWorks, MSA2000/P2000, SSH
This article explains how to set up the monitoring of HP StorageWorks MSA2000 and P2000 systems in TrueSight. MSA2000 and P2000 storage systems are often used in direct attach or small SAN environments.
All versions of HP StorageWorks MSA2000 / P2000.
The solution will use the SSH protocol to connect directly to the HP MSA Management Card of the HP StorageWorks MSA2000 or P2000 system. To configure your monitoring solution, you will need network access to the storage system and credentials to connect to the HP MSA Management Card through SSH.
Configuring Hardware Sentry KM
In TrueSight, configure the monitoring of your HP StorageWorks MSA2000 and P2000 system:
Under the Device Information section:
- Enter an Internal ID
- Enter the IP Address of the disk array's management card
From the Device Type pull-down list, select Storage (Array, Switch, Library).
Scroll-down to the SSH section:
- Enable SSH
- Enter the Username and Password to be used.
(UNIX/Linux only) In the Sudo Options section:
- Check the Use When root Privileges are Needed option to use the “sudo” utility in order to execute external commands as “root” on UNIX/Linux platforms.
- Enter the Sudo Command Line to execute.
Under the Device Advanced Settings section:
- From the Connector Selection drop-down list, select Use Specified Connectors.
In the Connector File Names field, enter MS_HW_HPDotHill.hdf.
Click OK and Save.
Monitored Objects and Parameters
- Enclosure model (MS_HW_ENCLOSURE)
- Blades (MS_HW_BLADE)
- Fans (MS_HW_FAN)
- Logical disks, RAIDs (MS_HW_LOGICALDISK)
- Network cards, FC ports (MS_HW_NETWORK)
- Other devices (MS_HW_OTHERDEVICE)
- Physical disks (MS_HW_PHYSICALDISK)
- Power supplies (MS_HW_POWERSUPPLY)
- Temperature sensors (MS_HW_TEMPERATURE)
- Voltage sensors (MS_HW_VOLTAGE)
- MS_HW_BLADE / Status
- MS_HW_FAN / Status
- MS_HW_LOGICALDISK / Status
- MS_HW_LOGICALDISK / Unallocated Space
- MS_HW_NETWORK / Link Status
- MS_HW_NETWORK / Link Speed
- MS_HW_NETWORK / Status
- MS_HW_OTHERDEVICE / Status
- MS_HW_PHYSICALDISK / Status
- MS_HW_POWERSUPPLY / Status
- MS_HW_TEMPERATURE / Status
- MS_HW_TEMPERATURE / Temperature
- MS_HW_VOLTAGE / Status
- MS_HW_VOLTAGE / Voltage
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