How to configure Dell Compellent Storage for management in Dell OpenManage Essentials?

Author:

Krishna Kamal Kapa

Problem:

How to configure Dell Compellent Storage for management in Dell OpenManage Essentials?

Solution:

To monitor and manage the Dell Compellent Storage, users have to configure SNMP traps and alert destinations to receive storage alerts for proactive management.

Enable SNMP Agent and alert destinations by performing the following steps.

  1. Open the Compellent Storage Center Console
  2. Click on Storage Management > System > Access > Configure SNMP Server as shown below
  3. Provide the Community string details as public and Start the Agent. Also provide the trap destination as the OpenManage Essentials server and the default port. Enable the trap by clicking on Start Trap and shown below.