P1181 - Patch for ESX Servers

Aug 30, 2010
Patch for BMC Performance Manager Express for Hardware - Version(s) 2.7.00,2.7.05,2.7.13,2.7.17

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Patch content

Connectors for monitoring servers running ESX.

Should you install this patch?

This patch should be installed on all systems monitoring ESX servers to improve system monitoring.

What does it fix?

Non-Fan sensors of type "Percentage" were being monitored as if they were fans (i.e. System Management Module Error Percentage) and thus creating false alerts.Only sensors of type "Percentage of Speed" will now be monitored.

How to install the patch?

To prevent missing instances:

  1. Stop the RSM
  2. Delete all the old Instances Files: Remote Service Monitor\RSM2x\SEN_HW\data\sen_hw_oldInstances_*.dat.
    This will stop these external disks being reported as "Missing"
  3. Copy the following files to %RSM_HOME%\RSMxx\SEN_HW\hdf_27xx\ on each RSM:
    • MS_HW_VMwareESXi.hdf
    • MS_HW_VMwareESX4i.hdf
  4. Start the RSM.