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Dell MD3xxx

Updated: June 16, 2017

Find the information you need to add your Dell MD3xxx array to SRM Profiler. Below are details about what you need before you begin, instructions on using the Add a Device Wizard, and guidance for resolving the troubleshooting messages you might encounter.

Before you begin

Provider IP address

IP address of the SMI-S provider

Provider Admin Username

The Administrator Username for the SMI-S provider

Provider Admin Password

The Administrator Password for the SMI-S provider

  • An SMI-S Provider must be installed and configured before SRM Profiler can monitor your Dell MD3xxx array. The Dell MD3xxx array requires the installation of a separate SMI-S provider as illustrated in the diagram below.

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  • See the Provider section for details on downloading and installing the provider for you Dell MD3xxx array. Or contact your Dell MD3xxx vendor for additional SMI-S provider support.
  • Before adding your Dell MD3xxx array to SRM Profiler, you must collect the information listed in the table below.

Add the array

Use the Add a Device wizard to add your Dell MD3xxx array to SRM Profiler.

Troubleshoot with the Add a Device wizard

Troubleshoot with the Add a Device wizard provides details and guidance about the error messages you might encounter.

Manual configuration

Use the manual configuration if you must specify parameters that are not available from the Add a Device Wizard.

Other parameters are editable from this window. Make changes only if you are sure of the parameter value, otherwise leave the default value.

  1. In step 1 of the Add a Device Wizard choose Dell MD3xxx.
  2. From the Add a Device – Dell MDxxx window, click the Manual Configuration link.
  3. In the Create New Device for Agent: Storage Array window, provide the following information:
    1. Server IP Address: From the drop down menu, select the SRM Profiler agent you want to monitor your array.
    2. Device Display Name: Enter a meaningful name for your array.
    3. Storage Array Type: Set to Storage Array Dell MD3K series..
    4. Active: Keep this box checked. Clearing this check box stops data collection for your array.
    5. Click Next.
  4. In the Configure Device window, provide the values for the following fields.
    • Status: Select On.
    • User Name: Enter the user name used to access the provider.
    • Password: Enter the password used to access the provider.
    • Provider IP Address: Enter the IP address of the provider.
    • Identifier: Enter the array identifier (the WWN of the MD3K array).
    • Click Test to test the connectivity between the agent and the array's SMI-S provider. You must enter the username, password, and provider IP before you can test the connection.
    • Click Save to save the configuration and push it to the agent to begin monitoring the array.
 

 

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