to Dell OpenManage Plug-in Version 1.0 for Nagios Core
This guide provides information about using the Dell OpenManage
Plug-in Version 1.0 for Nagios Core and its various features such
as discovering, monitoring, launching consoles, and troubleshooting
of the supported Dell devices. The guide also provides details of
the supported Dell devices and frequently asked questions by the customer.
The Dell OpenManage Plug-in Version 1.0 for Nagios Core provides
capabilities to monitor 12th and later generations of Dell PowerEdge
servers in the data center through an agent-free, out-of-band method
using Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) with Lifecycle
This plug-in provides features as mentioned in Table 1.
Table 1. Key features
Discovers 12th and later generations of Dell PowerEdge servers
through iDRAC with LC using the agent-free method of monitoring. Once
the discovery is complete, host and service definitions are created
for each device.
You can opt for either SNMP or WS-MAN protocol
for device discovery based on your requirement.
Displays information about the discovered device (service
tag, server model, iDRAC firmware version, hostname, operating system
name, operating system version, and so on) and its components (Fully
Qualified Device Descriptor, and so on) after a device discovery is
successful. You can view this information in the Hosts or the Services view in the Nagios Core console. For more information about the device information provided by the
Plug-in, see Device Information.
|Monitor overall health of Dell devices
Monitors the overall health of Dell devices in a scheduled
or periodic manner.
|Component level health of Dell devices
Monitors the health of server components (physical drives,
virtual drives, fans, battery, server intrusion status, server network
device status, and so on) and displays information about the Dell
device component status at scheduled time intervals.
|Monitor SNMP alerts
Monitors SNMP alerts for Dell devices. This feature displays
only the last received SNMP alert.
|Launching iDRAC console
Launches the respective iDRAC console to further troubleshoot
and manage the supported Dell devices.