QLogic HBA cards

Monitoring and Management of QLogic HBA cards in OpStor

OpStor provides monitoring and management of QLogic QLA series HBA cards

Models Supported

  • QLA 2300
  • QLA 2342
  • QLA 2312
  • QLA 2642
  • QLA 2344
  • QLA 2340
  • QLA 2310
  • QLA 2460
  • QLA 2462
  • QMH 2462
  • QLE 2462
  • QME 2462

Features supported

Inventory Details Monitors Report Details
  • HBA card details
  • HBA Ports
  • HBA status
  • HBA Port status
  • HBA Summary
  • Availability of Ports
  • Top N Availability
  • Location Summary
  • Trouble Tickets

Prerequisites for monitoring QLogic HBAs in OpStor

  • Ensure that the HBA Agent is installed and running.
  • Download URL & installation instructions for each OS is available at HBA Agent Download & Installation
  • OpStor discovers the HBAs in conjunction with discovery of the host server in which the HBA is located
  • Hence to monitor the HBAs, it is required to start the SNMP platform service in the host server.
  • Confirm that the prerequisites for monitoring the hosts are also satisfied.

Steps to add QLogic HBA in OpStor

  • Navigate to Admin Tab --> Manage Storage Devices link in OpStor client
  • Provide IP Address of Host server in which HBA agent is started 
  • Choose Device type as Host
  • 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
  • Host will get discovered along with the HBAs

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 readding the device.

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