About Dell EMC Unity KM for PATROL

Dell EMC Unity KM for PATROL is a Knowledge Module (KM) for PATROL that monitors the availability, performance and capacity of Dell EMC Unity storage systems in BMC TrueSight Operations Management. As a KM for PATROL, it runs natively on the BMC PATROL Agent. The monitored objects and metrics and its configuration is automatically integrated into the various BMC consoles:

  • TrueSight Operations Management (in TrueSight Presentation Server)
  • TrueSight Central Monitoring Administration (CMA)
  • TrueSight Infrastructure Management
  • PATROL Console (Classic)
  • PATROL Central - Windows Edition
  • PATROL Central - Web Edition

Dell EMC Unity KM for PATROL leverages the SMI-S provider embedded into the Dell EMC Unity storage systems to collect all the information available about the CIFS servers, controllers, ports, file systems, storage pools, volumes, etc. and displays it into the BMC framework:

Dell EMC Unity KM - Architecture Diagram

By monitoring all your storage devices within a centralized management console, you can respond quickly to performance problems, easily determine capacity requirements, and effectively plan for network expansions.

Dell EMC Unity KM for PATROL supports any Dell EMC Unity storage system that comes with the embedded SMI-S provider. It has been tested and validated with the SMI-S provider v4.1.2.