P1507 - Getting Significant Physical Disk IDs for NetApp Filers

Dec 24, 2013
Patch for BMC Performance Manager Express for Hardware - Version(s) 2.7.26 2.7.28,2.9.00,2.9.10

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Connector for NetApp Filers - SNMP Agent

Should you install this patch?

Install this patch if you want to get more meaningful identifiers for the physical disks of your monitored NetApp Filers.

What does it fix?

The connector now uses the location ID (in the format 0c/0/11) in the console rather than the unique physical disk identifier (63431). The physical disk's device ID remains the unique identifier (63431).

How to install the patch?

  1. Copy the following file to %RSM_HOME%\RSMxx\SEN_HW\hdf_2x\ on each RSM:
    • MS_HW_NetApp.hdf
  2. No further actions are required. The new component monitoring will be added at the next discovery.