Release Notes

This page lists the new features, improvements, changes and bug fixes in each version of Hardware Connector Library.

Hardware Connectors 19

10 Changes - Released 2020-03-12

Fixed Issues

ID Description
HC-1060 Cisco UCS C-Series CIMC (SNMP): removed devices may still be discovered
HC-1056 Dell MX7000 REST: Connector never activates
HC-1055 Dell iDRAC REST: Connector never activates

Story

ID Description
HC-1064 EMC Celerra: Alarm not generated on a faulted component
HC-1063 Dell EqualLogic PS Series : Report the service tag number of enclosures
HC-1054 HP BladeSystem: Activate Power Consumption and Temperature parameters only when its value is available.
HC-1053 Cisco UCS C-Series CIMC (SNMP): Add power consumption parameter
HC-1052 VMware ESXi: Deactivate temperature status parameter when temperature reading and sensors are available
HC-1051 Lenovo IMM: Activate Power Consumption parameter only when its value is available
HC-1050 Lenovo ThinkSystem: Activate Power Consumption parameter only when its value is available

Hardware Connectors 18

9 Changes - Released 2019-12-23

Fixed Issues

ID Description
HC-1034 IBM AIX: LinkSpeed displays 10 Mb/s for 10-Gb/s network interfaces

Story

ID Description
HC-1045 HP SSSU - Add Support for EVA HSV3xx controller enclosures. Fixed Physical Disk Sizes.
HC-1044 Brocade SAN Switch SMI Agent - Create separate devices for each physical switch in TrueSight
HC-1043 EMC Navisphere CLI: Ensure component descriptions are included when disk status is "Removed"
HC-1042 VMware ESXi 5 LUN (SSH): On Nimble, take into account LUNs having "eui" as prefix in their Device name
HC-1041 Data Domain Storage Appliance (SNMP): Battery status may be wrongly reported
HC-1031 Support of Dell MX7000 Chassis (REST)
HC-1029 Add support for monitoring Dell servers via their iDRAC using REST
HC-1014 Add Support for SuperMicro systems

Hardware Connectors 17

5 Changes - Released 2019-09-24

Fixed Issues

ID Description
HC-1038 Dell Compellent: Connector does not activate

Story

ID Description
HC-1039 EMC uemcli (VNXe) : Force serialization of the different uemcli commands
HC-1037 EMC Isilon: Change physical disk "Replace" status to alarm
HC-1030 IBM VIO Server Connector: Data collection for network interfaces takes too long or times out
HC-1025 Add support for Dell MX7000 Chassis (SSH)

Hardware Connectors 16

5 Changes - Released 2019-06-25

Fixed Issues

ID Description
HC-1024 Lenovo: Incorrect Voltage value

Story

ID Description
HC-1023 EMC DataDomain - Add Numeric Percentage for Battery Charge
HC-1020 NetApp: Add support for monitoring 7-mode systems via ONTAP API
HC-1018 EMC Navisphere - Alert on removed devices - Add controller modules part numbers on some systems
HC-430 Add support for NetApp E-Series Storage Systems

Hardware Connectors 15

10 Changes - Released 2019-03-13

Fixed Issues

ID Description
HC-1015 EMC Isilon SSH - Prevent false logical disk instances creating alerts
HC-1012 EMC Isilon 8 (SSH) : Battery Status is not interpreted properly
HC-1009 Dell MD3000 - IBM SMcli connector would activate superfluously
HC-1007 EMC Navisphere CLI - "Resume Faulted" is not properly reported

Story

ID Description
HC-1016 Add support for older VPLEX systems (5.5 or earlier)
HC-1011 IBM xSeries IMM - Add support for older systems
HC-1006 Add support for Dell EMC Isilon through SNMP
HC-1005 Add support for Dell EMC Isilon through REST API
HC-990 MS_HW_IBMVIOS.hdf: Add the monitoring of all FC cards
HC-854 Add support for NetApp through REST API

Hardware Connectors 14

10 Changes - Released 2019-01-08

Fixed Issues

ID Description
HC-1002 Fujitsu ServerView: Added serial number and fixed incorrect temperature alert

Story

ID Description
HC-995 Add Support for Fujitsu ServerView Version 8
HC-994 Data Domain Storage Appliance (SNMP): Battery discharges should not be considered as alarming
HC-993 EMC Navisphere CLI: Add support for VNX systems with SPE enclosures
HC-991 Dell Compellent: Add support for Dell REST API version 3 and higher
HC-983 IBM HMC - Include Additional Event Information (HMC v8+ only)
HC-964 Add support for Juniper Switches
HC-958 Hitachi VSP G Series : Ethernet Ports are now discovered and monitored
HC-942 EMC VNX/Celerra/Clariion: Disabled ports trigger false alerts
HC-937 Add Support for Dell MD3000 (smcli)

Hardware Connectors 13

4 Changes - Released 2018-11-16

Fixed Issues

ID Description
HC-987 Oracle/Sun Solaris - Environment (prtpicl): Temperature and Voltage parameters not properly collected.
HC-986 EMC Celerra/VNX Unified System (SSH): block storage may not be discovered

Story

ID Description
HC-981 Add support of physical network interfaces for HP ProLiant Gen8 (and later) servers through iLO
HC-979 Dell EqualLogic: Add support for Controllers

Hardware Connectors 12

9 Changes - Released 2018-09-21

Fixed Issues

ID Description
HC-980 EMC Navisphere CLI (Global User): Physical disks are not discovered
HC-973 EMC SMI-S Agent (ECOM) connector: missing instances due to duplicate DeviceID's
HC-972 NetApp Filer (SNMP): Physical disks may not be discovered
HC-971 Cisco UCS C-Series CIMC (SNMP): Enclosure status is inaccurate, connector applies to non C-series servers

Story

ID Description
HC-978 EMC Isilon - Improve Storage Pool event descriptions
HC-976 HP Insight Management Agent - Drive Array: Improve disk controller's status when its battery is recharging
HC-975 Add support for Lenovo ThinkSystem SR630 rack-mount servers
HC-970 Add support for Cisco UCS S-Series
HC-680 Add support for IBM XIV Storage Systems through XCLI

Hardware Connectors 11

7 Changes - Released 2018-07-18

Fixed Issues

ID Description
HC-966 Oracle/Sun Solaris - Environment (prtpicl): False alarms on disabled voltage, temperature, LED and fan sensors
HC-962 Fiber Alliance switches: Link Status and Bandwidth Utilization parameters not properly collected
HC-961 Dell EqualLogic: Status of physical disks not properly interpreted for newer versions of EqualLogic

Story

ID Description
HC-965 Dell EMC VNX: Add support for latest version of navisseccli
HC-960 Linux Network: ip is now preferred over ifconfig in 2 separate connectors
HC-951 NetApp Filers: Disk Shelves are displayed as separate objects (requires ONTAP 9), System Electronics Monitoring, Part Numbers of Power Supplies
HC-864 Add support for Nimble Storage Systems

Hardware Connectors 10

5 Changes - Released 2018-05-30

Fixed Issues

ID Description
HC-946 IBM AIX - Common: Connector not reporting network interfaces in "Dead" state

Story

ID Description
HC-956 Add support for Hitachi VSP G Series through Storage Navigator SMI-S
HC-955 Linux - Network: Add support for interface name starting with enp, ens, eno and for systems where net-tools (ifconfig) is not installed
HC-953 Dell Compellent: Serial Number and Service Tag added for controllers
HC-952 Oracle/Sun - ZFS Storage Appliance : SSH connections are serialized to avoid connection limit

Hardware Connectors 9

8 Changes - Released 2018-05-04

Fixed Issues

ID Description
HC-949 NetApp: Physical disks not discovered or no alarms triggered for failed disks
HC-947 Dell iDRAC - Server: False alarms triggered on network cards
HC-945 IBM VIO Server: LinkSpeed displayed as 10 Mbits for 10-Gbit network interfaces
HC-944 Quantum Scalar i6000: False alarms generated on invalid voltage sensors

Story

ID Description
HC-948 HP Insight Management Agent - Server: Power supply may be reported as Unknown when unplugged or removed
HC-943 Improve performance of EMC VNX/Clariion/Celerra connectors
HC-941 Add the monitoring of power supplies for IBM Data Power
HC-886 Add support for Dell Compellent

Hardware Connectors 8

13 Changes - Released 2018-03-27

Fixed Issues

ID Description
HC-935 HP ProLiant: Extraneous memory modules are discovered
HC-897 SSSU Connector - Various fixes and improvements in the discovery
HC-664 Brocade SAN Switches (SNMP): Inaccurate values for traffic parameters caused by 32-bit counters overflow

Story

ID Description
HC-939 EMC Navisphere - Always alert on removed disks
HC-938 Dell iDRAC - Server connector: Improve network cards IDs to avoid false alarms and display names
HC-865 Removed support for Sun/Oracle ALOM monitoring (telnet protocol is no longer supported)
HC-860 EMC Data Domain: Added monitoring of battery status
HC-836 Add support for HP EVA SSSU on Linux
HC-810 Oracle X5 - /SYS/PWRBS sensor generating false alarms
HC-714 Added: Support for EMC Celerra and EMC VNX Unified (Block and NAS credentials must be identical). Support for Global and LDAP users on EMC VNX/CLARiiON. RAID Group / Storage Pool Monitoring added. Components without a status will no longer be shown.
HC-601 IBM DS (LSI) Disk Arrays (smcli): Improved discovery and identification of hardware components
HC-596 IBM HMC: Add refcode and actual time of the monitored events
HC-560 Add support for Quanta Rack Mount Server Unit (a.k.a. Ericsson Hyperscale)

Hardware Connectors 7

6 Changes - Released 2018-02-16

Fixed Issues

ID Description
HC-846 "Hitachi HDS AMS/HUS - SNM2 CLI" connector may generate false alarms for Logical Disks
HC-830 Cisco UCS C-Series CIMC (SNMP): Empty slots discovered as physical disks
HC-576 EMC VNXe (uemcli): Unwanted disk instances, SSL certificate issues

Story

ID Description
HC-888 HP ProLiant Servers (SNMP) - Serial and Model Numbers are properly reported
HC-708 Add support for Synology DiskStation
HC-401 Add support for IBM FlashSystem 800 / 900 Series

Hardware Connectors 6

37 Changes - Released 2017-12-22

Fixed Issues

ID Description
HC-746 Degraded Controller Status on Disk Controllers for Oracle SPARC T5,T7 Servers
HC-731 "NetApp Filer - SNMP Agent" connector generating false alarms
HC-694 Missing Network Interfaces under individual Blades for Brocade SAN Switch
HC-627 NetApp Filers (SNMP): Properly handle "mixed_raid_type" as the status of an aggregate
HC-602 Oracle/Sun ILOM (SNMP): The status of LEDs (notably on power supplies) did not trigger alerts
HC-544 Sun Iostat (Non-Sun Disks): NETAPP LUN Detected as Physical Disk
HC-515 EMC Isilon ONEFS: Physical disks' status L3 generating false alarms
HC-514 Cisco SAN Switches (SSH): No data collected for statistical parameters on FC ports
HC-507 HP BladeSystem (SSH): The connector does not activate on newest firmware
HC-506 Pure Storage: Physical disks and other components not properly attached to the enclosure
HC-501 HP Insight Management (SNMP): Temperature thresholds not set correctly
HC-489 VMware ESXi: Port Speed and Duplex state not collected
HC-475 IBM VIOS: Errors related to ioscli in System Output Window
HC-460 Cisco UCS B200: Physical Network Interfaces showing duplicate MAC addresses
HC-450 EMC PowerPath: The connector did not activate when using sudo
HC-417 IBM VIO Server: No collected value for traffic and LinkStatus on virtual ports in SEA Virtual Adapters
HC-394 Quantum DXi (SSH): False alerts on physical disks, and various timeout error messages
HC-377 EMC Isilon: A logical disk with the name of "Drives:" triggers false alerts
HC-336 Oracle Netra SPARC T4-1: No CPUs discovered
HC-280 EMC VNX, VNXe: uemcli and Navisphere CLI connectors both activate, "unbound state" not recognized for disks
HC-27 IBM BladeCenter: Fan energy saving is not taken into account and triggers false alerts

Story

ID Description
HC-819 Add support for EMC VPLEX
HC-700 EMC DataDomain: Disk Status incorrectly reported as 'Unknown'
HC-681 Add support for HP 3PAR Storage Systems
HC-647 EMC Navisphere CLI: Add support for Linux, no longer requires administrator privileges
HC-615 EMC Isilon ONEFS 8: Storage pool capacity may be wrong
HC-584 Dell iDRAC - Storage: Improved Monitoring of Logical and Physical Disks
HC-559 Dell M1000E Chassis: Connections Serialized to Avoid CMC Saturation
HC-530 Add support for EMC Unity Storage Systems based on the embedded SMI-S provider
HC-508 Add support for EMC Isilon ONEFS 8 OS
HC-480 Add support for F5 BIG-IP and Radware Load Balancers
HC-469 EMC DataDomain: More accurate labelling of the monitored objects
HC-448 Huawei RH2288H V3 Servers: Proper Labeling of Memory modules
HC-444 Fusion ioDrive: Add support for Windows
HC-407 Hitachi HNAS Systems: Add monitoring of System Drives and FC Ports
HC-325 Hitachi ComputeBlade 500: Add monitoring of temperature, fan, and voltage sensors
HC-76 On Windows, LUNs (MPIO Disks) needs to be monitored even if no FC ports are present