P1378 - HP ProLiant servers running VMware ESX

Nov 27, 2012
Patch for Hardware Sentry KM for PATROL - Version(s) 1.6.00,1.6.01,1.7.00,1.7.01,1.8.00

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Patch content

Connectors for HP ProLiant servers running VMware ESX (HP Insight Management Agent WBEM and SMI-S Compliant RAID Controllers.)

Should you install this patch?

Install this patch if the KM automatically selects the HP Insight Management Agent WBEM Linux connectors when monitoring an ESX, but no environmental (fans, power supplies, temperatures or voltages) sensors are found.

What does it fix?

On older HP servers that are not on VMWare's ESX HCL, environmental sensors are not found by the HP agent for ESX, but can be found using ESX's inbuilt hardware monitoring system. This patch detects if sensors are not found by the HP connector and will revert to using the VMWare connector.

How to install the patch?

  1. Copy the following files to the $PATROL_HOME/lib/MS_HW_hdf directory on the server where the Hardware Sentry KM and the PATROL Agent are installed:
    • MS_HW_HPInsightwbem.hdf
    • MS_HW_Director52ServeRAIDLinux.hdf
  2. Re-initialize Hardware Sentry for the patch to take effect.
  3. Nothing needs to be installed on Console systems.