P1670 - Monitoring the Blade Power State

Jul 15, 2015
Patch for Hardware Sentry KM for PATROL - Version(s) 1.9.00

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Patch content

Connectors for:

  • Dell CMC (Dell Chassis Management Controller)
  • Dell DRAC/MC (Dell Remote Access Controller/Modular Chassis)
  • Hitachi BladeSymphony Chassis
  • HP BladeSystem
  • HP BladeSystem - Telnet/SSH
  • IBM BladeCenter Management Module

Should you install this patch?

Install this patch if you wish to know whether blades are currently on or off.

What does it fix?

The PowerState parameter was added to blade instances to expose the on/off status of the blade. No default alert thresholds are set for this parameter.

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_DellCMC.hdf
    • MS_HW_DellDRACMC.hdf
    • MS_HW_HitachiBladeSymphony.hdf
    • MS_HW_HPBladeSystem.hdf
    • MS_HW_HPBladeTelnet.hdf
    • MS_HW_IBMBlade.hdf
  2. Re-initialize Hardware Sentry for the patch to take effect. Nothing needs to be installed on Console systems.