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IBM DS6000/8000 Disk Arrays

Connector file name: MS_HW_IBMDS68DiskArray.hdf

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Description

This connector discovers the enclosure and the disks of IBM SAN disk arrays, as well as the storage pools and storage volumes. It will also discover and monitor the FC ports, physical and logical disks of the array. It relies on the WBEM technology and supports SMI-S compliant disk arrays only.

Target

Typical platforms: IBM DS6000, DS8000

Operating system: Storage System

Prerequisites

Relies on: IBM SMI-S Agent (IBM System Storage DS6000/DS8000 Storage Manager)

Technology and protocols: WBEM

Connector Activation Criteria

The IBM DS6000/8000 Disk Arrays connector will be automatically activated, and its status will be reported as OK if all of the criteria below are met:

  • The WBEM query below to the managed host succeeds:
    • Namespace: root/ibm
    • WQL Query: SELECT Name,Dedicated FROM IBMTSDS_StorageSystem
  • The WBEM query below to the managed host succeeds:
    • Namespace: root/ibm
    • WQL Query: SELECT DeviceID FROM IBMTSDS_DiskDrive

Monitors

Object Type Discovered Properties Collected Parameters
Enclosure (MS_HW_ENCLOSURE)
  • Additional Information 1
  • Model
  • Type
  • Vendor
  • Status
Logical Disk, RAID (MS_HW_LOGICALDISK)
  • Logical Disk Type
  • RAID Level
  • Size
  • Status
Network Card, FC Port (MS_HW_NETWORK)
  • Additional Information 1
  • Physical Address
  • Physical Address Type
  • Status
Other Device (MS_HW_OTHERDEVICE)
  • Device Type
  • Status
Physical Disk (MS_HW_PHYSICALDISK)
  • Additional Information 1
  • Model
  • Serial Number
  • Size
  • Status
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