EMC VNX (File) Storage System

Monitoring EMC VNX (File) Storage System

OpStor provides monitoring and management of EMC VNX(File) Storage System

All EMC VNX(File) Storage Systems are supported.

Features Supported

Inventory Details Logical Details Monitrs Report Details
  • Control Station
  • Data Mover
  • Virtual Data Mover
  • CIFS
  • File System
  • Disk
  • Storage Pool
  • Volume
  • Environment
  • Checkpoint
  • Control Station Status
  • Data Mover Status
  • Virtual Data Mover Status
  • File System
  • Volume
  • File System
  • Volume

Prerequisites for monitoring EMC VNX(File)

OpStor uses EMC VNX(File) Command Line Interface of EMC VNX Storage System

Prerequisites for monitoring EMC VNX(File) SNMP Traps

  • Steps to add OpStor Server IP as a Trap Recipient
    • Login to EMC VNX Control Station
    • Open the file /nas/site/trap.cfg and add the following line

snmpmanager <IP_ADDRESS>; communityname public

where <IP_ADDRESS> is the IP Address of the Server in which OpStor is running.

  • Steps to verify whether OpStor Server is configured properly to listen for EMC VNX(File) SNMP Traps.
    • Execute the below command to send a test SNMP Trap

/nas/sbin/nas_snmptrap /nas/site/trap.cfg -m /nas/sys/emccelerra.mib -r 1 -f 64  -i 5 -s 6 -d "test SNMP traps"

    • Now you can see the generated SNMP Trap in OpStor webclient.

For further information refer EMC VNX(File) SNMP Configuration Guide

Steps to add EMC VNX(File) in OpStor

  • In the OpStor client go to Admin Tab --> 'Discovery' Tab
  • Provide Control Station's IP Address of EMC VNX Array.
  • Choose the Device Type as 'RAID'
  • Choose the Vendor as 'EMC'
  • Choose the Model as 'VNX-FILE'
  • Change the Timeout if needed.
  • Click on Add Device

Note : If the Ping facility is disabled for the device, then please uncheck 'Ping the given IP' field.
Note : In case of non discovery of the device, please follow the troubleshooting tips displayed in the webclient and try re-adding the device.

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