P1429 - IBM AIX Servers - LUN monitoring

Aug 06, 2013
Patch for Hardware Sentry KM for PATROL - Version(s) 1.7.01,1.8.00,1.8.01

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Patch content

Connectors for monitoring LUN availability and Disk Status on AIX systems.

Should you install this patch?

  • Install this patch if you have multipathed LUNs on your AIX system or wish to monitor your disk controller.
  • Customers monitoring a VIOS with a restricted shell user should use the IBM - VIOS connector.

What does it fix?

  • Adds monitoring of LUN path count on AIX systems using the lspath utility.
  • Adds monitoring of Disk Controllers (includes some disk issues that are reported as controller issues).

How to install the patch?

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