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HC-27-KM: IBM Blade Chassis - False Fan Alerts

January 27, 2017
Patch for Hardware Sentry KM for PATROL - Version(s) 1.8.01, 1.8.02, 1.9.00, 1.9.50, 1.9.60

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Patch content

Connector for IBM BladeCenter Management Module

Should you install this patch?

Install this patch if you are getting false alerts for fans in "Smart Energy Saving Mode" or for fans with unknown status.

What does it fix?

The "Smart Energy Saving Mode" may reduce the fan speed which resulted in false alerts to be triggered. To solve this issue, the speed percentage threshold is now deactivated if a valid fan status is detected.
Fan controllers with no status are no longer discovered.

How to install the patch?

  1. Copy the following file to the %PATROL_HOME%\lib\MS_HW_hdf or $PATROL_HOME/lib/MS_HW_hdf directory on the server where the PATROL Agent runs:
    • MS_HW_IBMBlade.hdf
  2. Re-initialize Hardware Sentry for the patch to take effect. Nothing needs to be installed on Console systems.