Type
  • Best Practice
Description
  • This article explains how to monitor Oracle Exalogic systems with Hardware Sentry.
Additional Keywords
  • Oracle, Oracle Exalogic

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Monitoring Oracle Exalogic Systems with Hardware Sentry

KB1173 - Sep 17, 2015

About Oracle Exalogic Systems

Oracle’s Exalogic systems contain Compute Nodes, ZFS Storage Systems, InfiniBand Switches and a Cisco Management Switch.

The compute nodes usually act as a cluster of Linux servers with Oracle’s virtualization technology installed with the VMs stored on the ZFS Storage Appliances.

Requirements

The following patches are required for Hardware KM 1.9.00:

The PATROL agent used to monitor the Exalogic system should be installed on a Virtual Machine to remotely monitor all components.

Monitoring Examples

Component:
Compute Server

Hardware Type:
Management Card/Chip

Protocol:
SNMP

Connectors:
Sun/Oracle ILOM (SNMP)

Notes:
SNMP v1 needs to be enabled on the ILOM card.

Network status is only monitored from switch end.
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Component:
ZFS Storage

Hardware Type:
Storage

Protocol:
SSH

Connectors:
Sun/Oracle – ZFS Storage Appliance

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Component:
Oracle Datacenter InfiniBand Expansion Switch

Hardware Type:
Network

Protocol:
SNMP

Connectors:
MIB-2 Standard SNMP Agent
Sun/Oracle ILOM (SNMP)
Sun/Oracle InfiniBand DCS Switch (Ports)

 

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Component:
Cisco Management Switch

Hardware Type:
Network

Protocol:
SNMP

Connectors:
MIB-2 Standard SNMP Agent
Cisco Ethernet Switch

 

 

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