HP Storageworks Switches and Directors

Monitoring HP Storageworks Switches and Directors in SAN / NAS networks

OpStor provides monitoring and management of QLogic SANBox switches

Models Supported

  • HP storageworks switches
  • HP storageworks  directors

Features supported

Inventory Details Logical Details Monitors Report Details
  • Fabric Switch
  • Fabric switch ports
  • Errors
  • Rx Traffic
  • Rx Throughput
  • Tx Traffic
  • Tx Throughput
  • Total Throughput
  • Fabric Switch Status
  • Switch Port status
  • Availability
  • Switch Summary
  • Switch Zoning
  • Switch Port statistics
  • Interconnect details
  • Real Time graphs

Prerequisites for monitoring HP Switches / Directors

  • Ensure SNMP agent is running in the HP storageworks switch / director
  • By default, OpStor uses snmp port 161 and read community public for discovery.
  • If your settings are different please provide the same while adding the switch in the OpStor client
  • Register OpStor server IP address as a trap destination for the HP StorageWorks Switch

Steps to add HP Switch / Director in OpStor

  • Navigate to Admin Tab --> Manage Storage Devices link in OpStor client
  • Provide IP Address of HP Switch / Director
  • Choose Device Type as 'FCSwitch'
  • Choose Vendor as 'SNIA FCMGMT'
  • 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.

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