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HP SIM Discovery process

J_N_Rhodes
Valued Contributor

HP SIM Discovery process

I installed HP SIM v7.0 (going with the Typical setup....)

 

Now, Just to have the discovery of all the servers in my environment what all i need need to know and need to do from my side on CMS? or it will discover all the servers automatically in the network?

 

 

 

3 REPLIES
J_N_Rhodes
Valued Contributor

?Re: Discovery ?

Can anyone help pls?
shocko
Honored Contributor

Re: ?Re: Discovery ?

You need to do the following:

 

  1. Read the user guide (low blow I know but come on!)
  2. Set up read snmp community strings on the CMS (and all targets)
  3. Go to the discovery setup and enter the IP ranges you wish to discover.

 

If my post was helpful please award me Kudos! or Points :)
LGentile
Trusted Contributor

Re: ?Re: Discovery ?

Agreed with shocko - you have some reading to do... however, go see my post to another user here:

 

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/ITRC-HP-Systems-Insight-Manager/Basic-monitoring-of-hard-drive-failure-on-Proliant-servers/m-p/5951141#M56146

 

You have a lot of things to consider/configure (which you may already have done).  You need to decide on the protocols you want to use, ensure agents are installed on the server, and any SNMP/WBEM credentials/certificates.

 

The example is for Windows - for Linux you have some other things like SSH to consider, and others for VMware (WBEM).

 

Thanks