OpStor

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Multi-Vendor Storage Management

Monitoring IBM 3584 / TS 3310 / TS 3500 Tapelibraries in SAN / NAS networks

OpStor provides monitoring and management of IBM 3584 / TS 3310 / TS 3500 Tapelibraries

Models Supported

  • IBM 3584
  • IBM 3576
  • TS 3310
  • TS 3500
  • IBM ULT3582
Features supported in IBM 3584/ TS 3500/ ULT 3582
Inventory Details Logical Details Monitors Report Details
  • TapeLibrary
  • Tape Drives
  • Chassis details
  • SCSI Controllers
  • Fibre Channel ports
  • Storage Media details
  • Media Access Device
  • Partitions
  • Movers
  • TapeLibrary status
  • Tape Drive status
  • SCSI Controller status
  • Changer Device status
  • Media Access Device Status
  • TapeLibrary Summary
  • Availability
Features supported in IBM 3310
Inventory Details Logical Details Monitors Report Details
  • TapeLibrary
  • Tape Drives
  • Fibre Channel ports
  • Blade Interfaces
  • Partitions
  • TapeLibrary status
  • Tape Drive status
  • TapeLibrary Summary
  • Availability
Prerequisites for monitoring IBM 3584 / TS 3310/ TS 3500/ ULT 3582 Tapelibrary
  • Ensure that the SNMP agent is enabled in the Tape library before adding the device via OpStor client
  • The details are available in the IBM 3584 Planning & Operator Guide in
    Chapter 4 Advanced Operating Procedures --> Selecting the Network Settings
  • This guide is also available at
    http://publibfi.boulder.ibm.com/epubs/pdf/a69i3cti.pdf
  • Register OpStor server IP address as trap destination
Steps to add IBM 3584 / TS 3500 / ULT 3582 in OpStor
  • Navigate to Admin Tab --> 'Discovery' Tab.
  • Provide IP Address of IBM / TS Tape Library
  • Choose Device Type as 'Tape Library'
  • Choose Vendor as 'IBM'
  • Choose Model as '3584'
  • Provide SNMP Port and Community string (default is 161 and public)
  • If needed change the Timeout value (default value is 5 seconds)
  • Click on Add Device

Note : If the Ping option 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.

Steps to add IBM TS 3310 in OpStor
  • Navigate to Admin Tab --> Manage Storage Devices link in OpStor client
  • Provide IP Address of IBM / TS Tape Library
  • Choose Device Type as 'Tape Library'
  • Choose Vendor as 'ADIC'
  • Choose Model as 'i500'
  • Provide SNMP Port and Community string (default is 161 and public)
  • If needed change the Timeout value (default value is 5 seconds)
  • Click on Add Device

Note : If the Ping option 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.