P1239 - Improving Monitoring of IBM servers running Linux and Windows

Sep 29, 2011
Patch for BMC Performance Manager Express for Hardware - Version(s) 2.7.00,2.7.05,2.7.13,2.7.17,2.7.26

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Patch content

Connectors for IBM Director 6.x and patched connectors for SMI-S Compliant RAID Controller (ServeRaid)

Should you install this patch?

Apply this patch if:

  • The KM shows non-existing physical disks or disk controllers with no device ID. These devices often generate missing alerts.
  • The KM failed to discover CPUs that do not have a description.

What does it fix?

  • Prevents creation of invalid disk instances.
  • CPUs detection is now based on the CPU speed instead of whether or not the CPU has a description.

How to install the patch?

Copy the following file to %RSM_HOME%\RSMxx\SEN_HW\hdf_27xx\ on the RSM:

  • MS_HW_Director61Linux.hdf
  • MS_HW_Director61NT.hdf
  • MS_HW_Director52ServeRAIDLinux.hdf
  • MS_HW_Director52ServeRAIDNT.hdf