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IBM SVC V7000 (STM/SRM Profiler)

Updated: June 16, 2017

Find the information you need to add IBM SVC and IBM Storwize V7000 arrays to SRM Profiler. This section includes what you need before you begin, instructions on using the Add a Device Wizard, and guidance for resolving the troubleshooting messages you might encounter.

IBM SVC and IBM V700 are used interchangeably in this document.

Before you begin

Provider IP address

The IP address of the SVC Provider.

Provider Admin Username

The Administrator Username for SVC Provider.

Provider Admin Password

The Administrator Password for the SVC Provider.

  • An SMI-S provider is embedded in the Management Console of the array as illustrated in the diagram below. There is no need to install additional software.


  • See the IBM SVC Provider section for additional information or contact IBM for IBM SVC Provider support.
  • Before adding your IBM SVC array to SRM Profiler, you must collect the information listed in the table below.
  • See the IBM SVC Provider troubleshooting section for information about the default username and password, or contact your array vendor for additional support.

Adding the array

Use the Add a Device wizard to add your IBM SVC 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.

  1. In step 1 of the Add a Device wizard, select IBM SVC, V7000.
  2. From the Add a Device – IBM SVC, V7000 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 proxy agent you want to monitor your array.
    • Device Display Name: Enter a meaningful name for your array.
    • Storage Array Type: Set to Storage Virtualization IBM SVC.
    • Active: Keep this box checked. Clearing this check box stops data collection for your array.
    • Click Next.
  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.
    • Password: Enter the password used to access the provider.
    • Provider IP Address: Enter the IP address of the provider.
    • Identifier: Enter the array identifier (WWN of the 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






Requires SRM Profiler agent?



  • IP Address of IBM SVC
  • Latest IBM SMI-S Provider installed on a Windows/Linux server that has IP connectivity to SVC


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


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

Requires a SRM Profiler proxy agent?

Yes – Windows or Linux

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