OpStor

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Multi-Vendor Storage Management

Monitoring Linux, Solaris, HP-UX and IBM AIX servers in SAN and NAS networks

OpStor provides management of Linux, SUN Solaris, IBM AIX and HP-UX servers in SAN and NAS networks

Models Supported

  • Linux - RedHat, Debian, Fedora
  • SUN Solaris - Solaris 8, 9, 10
  • IBM AIX - AIX 4.3
  • HP-UX - 11.11
Features supported
Storage Resources System Resources Inventory Details Report Details
  • SCSI details
  • Fibre channel details
  • CPU Utilization
  • Memory Utilization
  • Disk / IO statistics
  • Ethernet link status
  • Processor
  • Ethernet Card
  • CDROM Drive
  • Host Summary
  • Availability
  • Ethernet interface statistics
  • Interconnects details
Prerequisites for monitoring HP-UX servers in OpStor
  • Download the relevant net-snmp package available at
    URL: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=12694
    Example: If HP-UX version is 11.11, download the file net-snmp-5.2.1-HP-UX_B11.11_9000_800.tar.gz
  • Install the tar as root under "/" directory in the HP-UX machine.
  • Run snmpconf present in /usr/local/bin directory to configure necessary SNMP parameters.
  • Now start the SNMP daemon by executing snmpd present in /usr/local/sbin directory
Prerequisites for monitoring Solaris servers in OpStor
  • Download the relevant net-snmp package available at
    URL: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=12694
    Example: If SUN OS version is UltraSparc 5.8, download the file net-snmp-5.1.2-SunOS_5.8_sun4u.tar.gz
  • Install the tar as root under "/" directory in the HP-UX machine.
  • Run snmpconf present in /usr/local/bin directory to configure necessary SNMP parameters.
  • Now, start the SNMP daemon by executing snmpd present in /usr/local/sbin directory
HBA Discovery
  • Ensure that the HBA Agent is installed and running in the server.
  • Download the respective HBA agents for each OS is available at, HBA Agent Download & Installation
Steps to add Linux / AIX / Solaris / HP-UX servers in OpStor
  • Navigate to Admin Tab --> Manage Storage Devices link in OpStor Webclient
  • Specify the IP Address of the host server
  • Choose Device type as 'Host'
  • Choose Vendor as 'Any'.
  • Provide SNMP Port and Community string (default is 161 and public)
  • If needed, change the Timeout value (default is 5 seconds)
  • 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.