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Overview:

Dell EMC OpenManage™ Plug-in for Nagios Core provides a proactive approach to data center management that delivers features for monitoring 12th and later generations of Dell EMC PowerEdge servers through an agent-free method using Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) with Lifecycle Controller (LC) technology, Modular infrastructure, Storage and Networking devices in the Nagios Core console. With this plug-in, customers have comprehensive hardware-level visibility of PowerEdge servers, modular infrastructure, storage and networking devices including overall and component-level health monitoring for quicker fault detection and resolution.

What is new in Version 3.0?

  • Agent-free monitoring support for new 14G Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers platforms – R440, R540, T440, T640, M640, FC640, C4140, and AMD EPYC™ Platforms (R6415, R7415, R7425)
  • iDRAC Redfish REST API support for discovery, inventory and monitoring of PowerEdge Server platforms
  • Support for discovery, inventory and monitoring of Dell EMC Networking switches - C-Series, S-Series, N-Series, Z-Series and Blade IO (MIOA/MXL for M1000e, FN-IOM/FN-IOA for FX2/FX2s)
  • Simplified Plug-in installation and deployment by removing multiple dependencies on open source components and Perl modules
  • Improved and faster discovery, inventory and service checks with the new Plug-In architecture completely re-written in Python
  • Enhanced Host and Service checks

Existing Key Features in Dell EMC OpenManage Plug-in for Nagios Core

  • Discover and monitor following Dell EMC devices:
    • Dell EMC PowerEdge 12th and later generation of servers
    • Dell EMC PowerEdge M1000e, VRTX, and FX2/FX2s modular infrastructure
    • Dell EMC Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Platforms - VxRail, XC-Series 
    • EqualLogic PS-Series Storage Arrays
    • Compellent SC-Series Storage Arrays
    • PowerVault MD 34/38 Series Storage Arrays
  • Provide basic system information including component-level details the following Dell EMC devices:
    • Dell EMC PowerEdge 12th and later generation of servers
    • Dell EMC PowerEdge M1000e, VRTX, and FX2/FX2s modular infrastructure
    • Dell EMC Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Platforms - VxRail, XC-Series
    • EqualLogic PS-Series Storage Arrays
    • Compellent SC-Series Storage Arrays
    • PowerVault MD 34/38 Storage Arrays
  • Monitor health of the following components of the supported Dell EMC devices:
    • Power Supply, Fan, I/O, Slot, and KVM of the supported Dell EMC chassis
    • Enclosure, Controller, Physical Disk, and Virtual Disk of PowerEdge VRTX Chassis
    • PCIe of PowerEdge VRTX and PowerEdge FX2/FX2s chassis
    • Member Physical Disk, Storage Pool, and Group Volume of Dell EqualLogic PS-Series Storage Arrays
    • Physical Disk and Volume of Compellent SC-Series Storage Arrays
  • Provide warranty information of the supported Dell EMC devices
  • Monitor SNMP alerts from all the supported Dell EMC devices
  • View alert Knowledge Base (KB) information of the following Dell EMC devices corresponding to a SNMP alert for faster troubleshooting:
    • 12th and later generations of Dell EMC PowerEdge servers
    • Dell EMC PowerEdge M1000e, VRTX, and FX2/FX2s chassis
    • EqualLogic PS-Series Storage Arrays
  • Launch the following web consoles from Nagios Core to perform further troubleshooting, configuration, or management activities:
    • iDRAC web console
    • Chassis Management Controller (CMC) Console
    • EqualLogic Group Manager Console
    • Compellent Enterprise Manager Console

Key Business Benefits

  • Protect existing investment in Nagios Core product to easily integrate and monitor Dell EMC servers, modular infrastructure and storage within customer’s infrastructure
  • Improve operational efficiency and flexibility in managing large heterogeneous data center environment
  • Increase productivity by reducing time to maintain, monitor and troubleshoot any issue in server infrastructure
  • Make informed and rapid decisions impacting the availability of data center resources

Licensing Details

Dell EMC OpenManage Plug-in for Nagios Core is available as a software download offered at NO CHARGE to customers.

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Documentation

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User's Guide Users's Guide User's Guide User's Guide
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Videos

  • Overview of Dell OpenManage Plug-in v2.0 for Nagios Core