Emulex HBA cards

Monitoring and Management of Emulex HBA cards in OpStor

OpStor provides monitoring and management of Emulex LP series HBA cards

Models Supported

  • LP10000
  • LP10000DC-E
  • LP1050DC-E
  • LP9002-E
  • LPe11000-E
  • LP1050Ex-E
  • LP-1100-M4

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

Prerequisites for monitoring Emulex 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 Emulex 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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