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EMC Symmetrix VMAX Storage Arrays using OpStor

Monitoring EMC Symmetrix VMAX Storage Arrays using OpStor

OpStor provides monitoring and management of EMC Symmetrix VMAX Storage Arrays.

Models Supported

  • Symmetrix DMX series
  • Symmetrix DMX-3 series
  • Symmetrix DMX-4 series
  • VMAX 10k
  • VMAX 20k
  • VMAX 40k

Features Supported

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  • Raid Controllers
  • Raid Controller Ports
  • Disk Drives
  • Storage Volume
  • Storage Pool
  • Disk Drive status
  • Raid Controller status
  • Raid Controller Port status
  • Availability
  • Capacity Summary
  • Performance Reports

Prerequisites for monitoring EMC Symmetrix VMAX Storage Arrays

  • OpStor uses EMC SMI-S provider to monitor the EMC Symmetrix VMAX arrays.
  • Enginuity version 5668 or later is required.
  • EMC Solutions Enabler V7.1.1 or later.
  • It can be downloaded from Powerlink website
  • This provider can be installed on any server that is reachable from the server where OpStor is installed.
  • Ensure that the SMI-S provider is properly running.

Steps to add EMC Symmetrix VMAX Storage Array in OpStor

  • Navigate to Admin Tab --> Manage Storage Devices link in OpStor client
  • Provide IP Address of the server where SMI-S provider is running.
  • Choose the Device Type as 'RAID'
  • Choose the Vendor as 'EMC'
  • Choose the Model as 'Symmetrix'
  • In the Username field, provide the SMI-S provider's username.
  • In the Password field, provide the SMI-S provider's password.
  • Provider the port number at which the CIM agent is running (5989 or 5988)
  • Check whether SSL should be Enabled (https) or Disabled (http)
  • Provide the namespace to connect to the provider. (by default root/emc)
  • If needed change the Timeout value (default is 180 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.

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