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Cisco UCS Manager (Fabric Interconnect Switch)

Connector file name: MS_HW_CiscoUCSBlade.hdf


This connector provides hardware monitoring for Cisco UCS Blade chassis (as well as the Cisco Fabric Interconnect Switch) through the UCS Manager (running on the Fabric Interconnect Switch).


Typical platform: Cisco UCS

Operating system: Out-of-Band


Leverages: Cisco UCS Manager (XML API)

Technology and protocols: Cisco UCS XML API

This connector is not available for the local host (it is applicable to remote hosts only).

Connector Activation Criteria

The Cisco UCS Manager (Fabric Interconnect Switch) connector will be automatically activated, and its status will be reported as OK if all the below criteria are met:

  • Operating System is Out-of-Band
  • The monitored host responds appropriately to a Cisco UCS XML API request


Object Type Discovered Properties Collected Parameters
  • Model
  • Serial Number
  • Type
  • Vendor
  • Power Consumption
  • Status
  • Additional Information 1
  • Additional Information 2
  • Blade Model
  • Blade Name
  • Serial Number
  • Status
  • Fan Type/Location
  • Model
  • Serial Number
  • Speed
  • Status
Network Card, FC Port (MS_HW_NETWORK)
  • Additional Information 1
  • Device Type
  • Model
  • Physical Address
  • Physical Address Type
  • Remote Physical Address
  • Remote Physical Address Type
  • Bandwidth Utilization
  • Duplex Mode
  • Link Speed
  • Link Status
  • Received Bytes Rate
  • Received Packets Rate
  • Status
  • Transmitted Bytes Rate
  • Transmitted Packets Rate
  • Power Supply Type
  • Serial Number
  • Status
Temperature Sensor (MS_HW_TEMPERATURE)
  • Sensor Type/Location
  • Temperature
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