P1463 - Monitoring IBM DS6000/DS8000 Disk Arrays

Oct 03, 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

Connector for IBM DS6000/DS8000 Disk Arrays

Should you install this patch?

Install this patch if you need to monitor IBM DS6000 or DS8000 Series storage systems. This connector replaces the generic SMI-S Compliant Disk Arrays connector for IBM DS6000 and DS8000 storage systems.

What does it fix?

This new connector has been specifically designed and optimized for IBM DS6000/DS8000 Disk Arrays. It adds new parameters, provides more details, better identifies the different components in the system and significantly reduces resources needed to monitor an IBM DS6000/DS8000.

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_IBMDS68DiskArray.hdf
  2. Re-initialize Hardware Sentry for the patch to take effect.
  3. If the KM is in manual connector selection, run the Connections, Credentials and Connectors wizard and select "IBM DS6000/8000 Disk Arrays" instead of "SMI-S Compliant Disk Array".
Nothing needs to be installed on Console systems.