P1431 - Physical disks not discovered in VIO Server when monitored from a Linux system

Aug 13, 2013
Patch for Hardware Sentry KM for PATROL - Version(s) 1.8.00,1.8.01

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Patch content

Connector for "IBM VIO Server"

Should you install this patch?

Apply this patch if you monitor an IBM VIO Server remotely from a Linux system.

What does it fix?

A regular expression using an octal notation was not supported by Linux's version of awk: gawk.

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_IBMVIOS.hdf
  2. Re-initialize Hardware Sentry for the patch to take effect.
  3. Nothing needs to be installed on Console systems