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Connector file name: MS_HW_IBMAIXHBA.hdf

This connector is superseded by:


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


Typical platform: IBM POWER

Operating system: IBM AIX


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

Technology and protocols: System Commands

Connector Activation Criteria

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


Object Type Discovered Properties Collected Parameters
Network Card, FC Port (MS_HW_NETWORK)
  • Bandwidth
  • Device Type
  • Model
  • Physical Address
  • Physical Address Type
  • Serial Number
  • Bandwidth Utilization
  • Error Percent
  • Link Speed
  • Link Status
  • Received Bytes Rate
  • Received Packets Rate
  • Transmitted Bytes Rate
  • Transmitted Packets Rate
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