P1408 - Improving IBM Blade Chassis Monitoring

Apr 16, 2013
Patch for Hardware Sentry KM for PATROL - Version(s) 1.6.01,1.7.00,1.7.01,1.8.00,1.8.01

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Patch content

Connectors for IBM Blade Chassis

Should you install this patch?

Install this patch if you have more than two fan modules or require accurate power consumption.

What does it fix?

  • Adds a status parameter for Fan Modules.
  • Collects an accurate Power Consumption.
  • Adds monitoring of 3rd and 4th Fan Modules in chassis with 4 Fan modules.
  • Enables monitoring of second temperature sensor for BladeCenter HT chassis.

How to install the patch?

  1. Copy the following file to the $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.
  3. Nothing needs to be installed on Console systems.