Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Supported storage devices, protocols, and features matrix

Table 1. Supported storage devices, protocols, and features matrix. The following table lists the features and protocols of the supported storage devices:
Protocol / Mechanism Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Symbol EMC NaviSphere CLI

Storage Devices

Dell EqualLogic

Discovery

Classification

Hardware inventory

Monitoring

Traps/alerts

Application launch — EqualLogic console

  • NOTE: It is recommended that you discover EqualLogic storage arrays using the Group Management IP or Storage Group IP only, and not include any of the member IPs in the discovery range configuration.

Not supported

Not supported

Dell EMC

  • NOTE: Both SNMP and Navisphere are required for complete management of Dell EMC devices.

Discovery

Classification

Traps/Alerts

Not supported

Hardware inventory

Monitoring

Application launch — EMC Navisphere Manager

PowerVault

Traps/Alerts

Discovery

Classification

Hardware inventory

Monitoring

Application launch — Modular Disk Storage Manager (a)

Not supported

Compellent

Discovery

Classification

Hardware inventory

Monitoring

Traps/alerts

Application launch — Compellent console

Not supported

Not supported

Tape

Discovery

Classification

Hardware inventory

Monitoring

Traps/alerts

Application launch — Tape console

Not supported

Not supported

a) Requires Modular Disk Storage Manager Controller software installed on the OpenManage Essentials system.

  • NOTE: Storage devices hosted by the PowerEdge M1000e chassis are not classified under the Storage node of the chassis until the PowerEdge M1000e chassis is inventoried.
  • NOTE: When an EqualLogic group that is associated with a NAS appliance is discovered, the EqualLogic group is displayed in the device tree under NAS Clusters and Storage Devices > Dell EqualLogic Groups . However, the members of the EqualLogic group are displayed only under Dell EqualLogic Groups .

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