Configuring the KM

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IBM DS6000, DS8000 Series KM for PATROL relies on the IBM DS Storage Manager installed on one of your server to properly monitor the IBM storage units metrics and performances.

noteIBM DS Storage Manager is a software suite that needs to be installed on a separate server. See the IBM DS Storage Manager section in the Installation Guide for further information.

To efficiently monitor an IBM storage element, you need to create a connection between the KM and the element you wish to monitor. This chapter deals with the management of connections with the IBM DS Storage Manager which basically consists in:

Adding a connection

Editing a connection