P1020 - MS_HW_HPUX.hdfDec 12, 2006
Hardware Sentry connector for HP-UX
Should you install this patch?
Apply this patch if you are using Hardware Sentry on a HP-UX server with several network cards.
What does it fix?
Hardware Sentry did not properly discover the network cards on HP-UX machines:
-On some systems, only one network interface was discovered.
-Virtual network cards (aggregate links) were improperly discovered as physical ones.
Also, network cards that were not plugged into the network always raised alerts. With this updated connector, the link status is reported through the LinkStatus parameter which only raises alerts when a previously plugged-in network card is not connected anymore.
How to install the patch?
Install the MS_HW_HPUX.hdf file in the $PATROL_HOME/lib/MS_HW_hdf directory of the managed server. Reinitialize the KM ([right-click] on the main Hardware Sentry icon > [KM Commands] > Reinitialize]). Nothing needs to be installed on Console systems.