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SRM: Enable an IBM DS8xxx array

Updated: 09/01/17


This section provides information for adding your IBM DS8xxx series array to SRM. The SMI-S provider (referred to as the CIM agent) is embedded in the IBM DS8k array.

For more information, please consult the documentation supplied with your array, or contact your vendor.


  • SRM 6.5+
  • IBM DS 8xxx series array

Credentials required to add array

Ensure you have the following information:

  • IP address or hostname for the array.
  • Provider username. The default is superuser.
  • Provider password. The default is passw0rd.
  • Protocol. The default is HTTPS
  • HTTP port. The default is 5988
  • HTTPS port. The default is 5989
  • Interop namespace.  The default is /interop
  • Array namespace.  The default is /root/ibm

Enabling the array

From Release 2.4 of the DS8000, the CIM agent has been embedded in the Hardware Management Console. From Release 4.1 it is enabled by default.


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