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Foglight for Storage Management Shared 4.5.5 - Installation Guide

Getting Started Configuring Agents to Monitor Storage Devices
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Managing Agents

Configuring the Hitachi Tuning Manager

4
Type the IP Address of the system on which HDS Tuning is installed. If left blank, then the IP address of the array or array manager is assumed.
5
Click Finish to complete the operation and return to the Storage Device Setup dialog.

Configuring Generic SMI-S Array Agent to Monitor Storage Devices

During this procedure, you configure the agent to use SMI-S to collect from the Array Management Host that monitors the arrays.

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On the navigation panel, under Dashboards, click the Administration > Agents > Agent Satus tab.
2
Click Deploy Agent Package.
The Storage Device Setup Wizard opens. Each of the following steps corresponds to one page in the wizard. Use the Next and Back buttons to navigate between pages.
a
On the Select Host Selector page, select the Host to host this agent.
b
On the Select Agent Packages page, select SMISStorageAgent.
c
On the Agent Configuration Summary page, review the agent configuration. You can go back and make corrections, if necessary.
d
Click Finish.
3
Click Create Agent.
The Storage Device Setup Wizard opens. Each of the following steps corresponds to one page in the wizard. Use the Next and Back buttons to navigate between pages.
a
On the Select Host Selector page, select the Host to host this agent.
b
On the Select Agent Type and Instance page, select SMISStorageAgent.
c
On the Agent Configuration Summary page, review the agent configuration. You can go back and make corrections, if necessary.
d
Click Finish.
7
Click Save.

 

Managing Agents

After you create agents, you can check their status and alarms. Over time, you may need to edit configured agents. You complete these tasks on the Storage Environment dashboard under the Administration tab.

This section covers the following tasks:

Reviewing the Status of Configured Storage Collector Agents

The Storage Collector Agents view displays all Storage Collector agents, their status, and current alarms on that agent.

If the Configured box is not checked, some aspect of the configuration is incorrect. The agent has not validated successfully and is unable to collect data. To correct the configuration, see Editing Configured Agents.

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