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Home > Success Center > Storage Manager (STM) > Storage Manager (STM) Documentation > SRM Profiler Administrator Guide > Adding storage arrays > HP EVA


Updated: June 16, 2017

Find the information you need to add your HP EVA array to SRM Profiler. This section provides 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 set in the HP Storage Admin group

Provider Admin Password

The Administrator Password set in the HP Storage Admin group

  • The SMI-S provider is part of your HP EVA Command View as illustrated in the diagram below. The HP provider must be installed and configured before you can add your HP EVA array to SRM Profiler.


  • The HP Provider can be installed through Command View or can be downloaded and installed separately. See the HP Eva Provider section for details on installing and configuring this provider. Or contact your HP EVA vendor for more HP EVA SMI-S provider support.
  • Before adding your HP EVA array to SRM Profiler, you must collect the information listed in the table below:
  • See the Adding Users to HP Groups for more information on the HP Storage Admin Group

Add the array

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

SRM Profiler provides no mapping between block storage and file systems.

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.

  1. In step 1 of the Add a Device Wizard  select HP EVA.
  2. From the Add a Device – EVA window, click the Manual Configuration link.
  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 agent you want to monitor your array.
    • Device Display Name: Enter a meaningful name for your array.
    • Storage Array Type: Set to Storage Array HP EVA.
    • 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.

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

    • Status: Select On.
    • User Name: Enter the user name used to access the provider. Typically this is the Command View EVA login in the format DomanName\userName. For a local user, this is <MachineName\UserName>.
    • Password: Enter the password used to access the provider.
    • Provider IP Address: Enter the IP address of the provider.
    • Node WWN: Enter the array identifier (the Node WWN of the HP EVA array). Specify the Node WWN without the dashes.
  5. 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.
  6. Click Save to save the configuration and push it to the agent to begin monitoring the array.

Additional information


4000, 5000, 6000, 8000





Requires SRM Profiler agent?



  • CommandView 8.02 with SMI-S CIMOM installed is recommended by HP, but CommandView 7.x will provide asset and storage info.
  • EVA8000 requires CommandView 8.0.2 and Firmware 6200 for SRM Profiler to be able to show array Performance.
  • CommandView ID and Password for the provider.
  • Define user account on Command View EVA managing EVAs. Local user for CV-EVA v7.x; Domain/Local user for CV-EVA v8.x


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 HP CommandView


  • See the SRM Profiler Ports section below.
  • Can be HTTP/HTTPS between SRM Profiler proxy agent and HP CommandView

Requires a SRM Profiler proxy agent?

Yes – Windows or Linux



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