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NetApp E-Series LSI

Updated: June 16, 2017

Find the information you need to add your NetApp E-Series LSI 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.

NetApp acquired LSI and their arrays are now referred to as E-Series. If you are working with Eagle 5.0 or 5.1 providers and firmware at version 7.8.0 or higher, you can claim E-Series support.

NetApp E-Series LSI Arrays include:

  • Dell MD3xxx
  • IBM DS3xxx, DS4xxx, and DS5xxx
  • Sun StorageTek x222, 6xxx, and FLX Series

Before you begin

Provider IP address

IP address of the SMI-S provider

Provider Admin Username

The Administrator Username of the SMI-S provider

Provider Admin Password

The Administrator password of the SMI-S provider

  • An SMI-S Provider must be installed and configured before you can add your array to SRM Profiler. Your array requires the installation of a separate SMI-S provider as illustrated in the diagram below.


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

Adding the array

Use the Add a Device Wizard to add your NetApp E-Series LSI array to SRM Profiler

Troubleshooting with the Add a Device Wizard

Troubleshooting 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 a parameter value, otherwise leave the default value.

  1. In step 1 of the Add a Device Wizard , choose LSI.
  2. From the Add a Device – LSI window, click the Manual Configuration linkFile:Success_Center/Reusable_content_-_InfoDev/SRM_Profiler/Add_NetApp_E-Series_LSI/0300004C.png.
  3. In the Create New Device for Agent: Storage Array window, provide the following information:
    • Server IP Address: From the drop down menu, select the SRM Profiler proxy agent you want to monitor your array.
    • Device Display Name: Enter a meaningful name for your array.
    • Storage Array Type: Set to Storage Array LSI.
    • Active: Keep this box checked. Clearing this check box stops data collection for your array.
  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.
    • Storage Array WWN: Enter the array identifier (WWN of the NetApp E-Series LSI array).
  5. Click Test to test the connectivity between the SRM Profiler proxy agent and the array's SMI-S provider. You must enter the username, password, and provider IP before you can test the connection.
  6. Click Save to save the configuration and push it to the SRM Profiler proxy agent to begin monitoring the array.

Additional information







Disk Performance

Requires SRM Profiler agent?



  • IP Address of Storage Processors
  • Latest LSI Engenio SMI-S Provider installed on a 32 bit Windows/Linux server that has IP connectivity to the storage processors


Account and password are stored in SRM Profiler database and configuration files on SRM Profiler proxy agent using custom encryption

Read/Write Actions

Read Only

Ports Used

  • Configurable: 5988 (HTTP) or 5989 (HTTPS) used by SMI-S provider
  • Non-Configurable: 2463 used to set RPC sessions to the storage controller from SMI-S provider.


  • See the SRM Profiler Ports section below.
  • Can be HTTP/HTTPS between SRM Profiler proxy agent and the LSI Engenio SMI-S provider.

Requires SRM Profiler proxy agent?

Yes – Windows or Linux

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