P1534 - Add Monitoring of LUNs on VMWare ESX5i / vSphere 5 host Servers

May 20, 2014
Patch for Hardware Sentry KM for PATROL - Version(s) 1.8.00,1.8.01,1.8.02,1.9.00

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Patch content

Connectors for VMware ESXi 5 LUN

Should you install this patch?

Install this patch if you wish to monitor the pathcount of LUNs on your VMWare ESX5i / vSphere 5 host server.

What does it fix?

Adds monitoring of LUNs on VMWare ESX5i / vSphere 5 host servers.

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_VMwareESX5iLUNesxcli.hdf
    • MS_HW_VMwareESX5iLUNSSH.hdf
  2. Re-initialize Hardware Sentry.
  3. Add/Modify your ESX server monitoring to add SSH credentials.

Note: For additional details, please refer to the KB Monitoring LUN Pathcounts on ESX5i / vSphere 5 servers using Hardware Sentry on Sentry Software's Web site.Nothing needs to be installed on Console systems.