P1455 - Monitoring Brocade Network Advisor (SMI Agent)

Oct 03, 2013
Patch for Hardware Sentry KM for PATROL - Version(s) 1.7.01,1.8.00

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Patch content

Connector for Brocade SAN Switch SMI Agent

Should you install this patch?

Install this patch if you need to monitor Brocade SAN switches through the SMI Agent of Brocade Network Advisor

What does it fix?

Enables the monitoring of Brocade SAN switches via Brocade's SMI Agent which provides information not available using SNMP, notably:

  • Ports in Virtual Fabrics
  • FCoE Ethernet Ports

How to install the patch?

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