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SRM: Enable an IBM XIV array

Updated: 12/6/16


The article contains information on enabling the IBM XIV array so that it can be monitored by SRM.

IBM XIV array communicates with SRM using an onboard SMI-S provider.

For more information, please consult the documentation supplied with your array, or visit the IBM knowledge base article for the IBM XIV storage array: CIM agent for the XIV system.


  • SRM 6.4+

Credentials required to add the array 

Ensure you have the following:

  • IP address or hostname for the array
  • Provider user name.
  • Provider password.
  • Protocol. The default is HTTPS.
  • HTTPS Port. The default is 5989.
  • HTTP Port. The default is 5988.
  • Interop Namespace. The default is /interop.
  • Array Namespace. The default is /root/ibm.

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