PRTG: supervision of MSA arrays

Presentation

In this tutorial, we will see how to supervise an HP MSA 1040/1050/2040/2050 storage array.

Prerequisites

You must create an equipment group in PRTG to add the two controllers.

Supervision of MSA disk array

All the sensors were created from the PRTG web interface.

Controller A

Click on Add a device 1.

Supervision MSA : Ajout équipement

Give a name to the device 1, the IP address 2 and click on OK 3.

supervision des baie MSA : détail controleur A

Changing parameters

From the equipment view click on Parameters 1.

Edition des paramtres de l'equipement

Go to the Access data parameters for Linux / Solaris / Mac OS systems (SSH / WBEM) 1. Enter the information of the manage account and click on Save 2.

Saisie des informations

The sensors

ping

Click on Add a sensor 1.

Ajouter un capteur

In the search box, enter ping 1 and select the sensor with the same name 2.

Recherche capteur ping

Configure the sensor and click on Continue 1.

Configuration du ping

Wait a few minutes for the sensor to be operational.

Aperçu du capteur
SAN SSH Array

Add a sensor to the equipment.

In the search box enter hp 1 and select the SAN SSH Array sensor 2.

Ajout capteur

Check that the sensor detects the bay 1 and click on Continue 2.

Configuration du capteur

After a few minutes the sensor 1 should be operational.

Aperçu du capteur

Detail of the sensor.

Détail du capteur
SSH SAN system status

1. Ajouter un capteur à l’équipement.

In the search field enter hp 1 and select the sensor the state of the SSH SAN system 2.

Ajout capteur

Check the items to monitor 1 and click Continue 2.

Configuration des capteurs

Sensor added 1.

Aperçu des capteurs
SSH SAN physical disk

Add a sensor to the equipment.

In the search field enter hp 1 and select the SSH SAN Physical Disk 2 sensor.

Ajout capteur disques physiques

Select the physical disks 1 and click on Continue 2. You can also adjust the interval A (1h).

Selectionner les disques

Disk sensors 1 on the equipment.

Aperçu des disques
SSH SAN logical drive

Add a sensor to the equipment.

In the search field enter hp 1 and select the SSH SAN logical drive 2 sensor.

Capteur disques logiques (volumes)

Check the volumes to be monitored 1 and click on Continue 2. You can also adjust the interval A (1h).

Selection des volumes

Display of volume 1 on the equipment.

Capteurs volumes

Controller B

To avoid having to redo all the manipulations, we will use the equipment models to save time.

Creation of the model

Right click on controller A and click on Create equipment model 1.

Création modele

Give a name to the file 1 and to the model 2 then click on Continue> 3.

Configuration du modele

Click on OK 1 to close the result window.

Confirmation de la création

Addition of equipment

Right click on the group and click on Add a device 1.

Création du controleur B

Give a name 1 and the IP address of the second controller 2. In Equipment type, check Automatic sensor creation from specific equipment model (s) 3 and select the model 4. Then in Access data for Linux / Solaris / Mac OS systems (SSH / WBEM) 5 specify the identifier 6 and the password 7 of the manage account. Finally click on OK 8 to start the creation.

The equipment is created 1, it is in the process of Exploring the sensors.

Génération de l'équipement

After a few minutes controller B should be available with the same sensors as for controller A.

Controleur B fonctionel


Related Posts


MSA 2040/2050 Configuration

Presentation The MSA 1040/1050 and MSA 2040/2050 arrays are entry-level SANs that enable high-performance storage at a great price. The MSA arrays are equipped with a dual controller available in iSCS

PRTG: Supervision of a QNAP NAS

Presentation In this tutorial, I will explain how to supervise a QNAP NAS with PRTG. PRTG integrates a model for QNAP NAS that allows the automatic creation of the following sensors: QNAP system statu

PRTG: equipment dependent on a parent

Introduction PRTG allows you to create dependencies between multiple devices. This allows in case of failure of a device to pass the others automatically paused. This parameter can be used with server