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Overview

Dell OpenManage Plug-in for Nagios XI provides capabilities 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 (LC), Dell Modular Infrastructure and Dell Storage devices directly from within the Nagios XI 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.

What are the Key Features?

  • An automated and guided Dell Configuration Wizard for discovery and monitoring configuration for 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 of 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 Overall Health including health of the following components of the supported Dell devices:

    • CPU, Memory, Physical Disk, Virtual Disk, Controller, Fan, Power Supply, Battery, Temperature Probe, Voltage Probe, Network Device, SD Card, Amperage Probe, Intrusion and FC NIC of the Dell PowerEdge Servers

    • 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 chassis

    • 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 and alert based on days remaining for warranty expiration

  • SNMP alerts monitoring 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 1:1 and 1:Many web consoles from Nagios XI 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

Business Benefits

  • Protect existing investment in Nagios XI product to easily integrate and monitor Dell servers, chassis and storages within customer’s infrastructure

  • This eases the administrator’s burden by having a single pane of glass to monitor the heterogeneous hardware platforms, which eventually improve the operational efficiency and flexibility in data center management

  • 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 version 1.0 for Nagios XI is available as a software download offered at no charge to customers.

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Documentation

v1.0
Installation Guide
User's Guide
Release Notes

Technical Article & Wikis

 

Videos

  • Overview of Dell OpenManage Plug-in for Nagios XI