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Overview:

Dell 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 PowerEdge servers through an agent-free method using integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) with Lifecycle Controller technology, Dell chassis and Dell storage devices in the Nagios Core console. With this plug-in, customers have comprehensive hardware-level visibility of Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell chassis, and Dell storage including overall and component-level health monitoring for quicker fault detection and resolution.

Dell OpenManage Plug-in for Nagios Core features

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

Key Business Benefits

  • Protect existing investment in Nagios Core product to easily integrate and monitor Dell servers, chassis and storages 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 OpenManage Plug-in for Nagios Core is available as a software download offered at NO CHARGE to customers.

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Documentation

v2.0 v1.0
Installation Guide Installation Guide
User's Guide User's Guide
Release Notes Release Notes

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Videos

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