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EMC Symmetrix NRPE

Overview​

The Pack EMC Symmetrix works with the Centreon NSClient++ monitoring agent and offer controls to monitor hardware components of EMC Storage arrays.

Pack assets​

Monitored objects​

  • EMC Storage arrays, including following platforms:
    • DMX
    • Vmax

Collected metrics​

Coming soon

Prerequisites​

NSClient++​

To monitor EMC Symmetrix disk controllers through NRPE, install the Centreon packaged version of the NSClient++ agent. Please follow our official documentation and make sure that the NRPE Server configuration is correct.

Installation​

  1. Install the Centreon NRPE Client package on every Poller expected to monitor EMC Symmetrix:
yum install centreon-nrpe-plugin
  1. On the Centreon Web interface, install the Centreon Pack Veeam from the Configuration > Plugin Packs > Manager page

Host configuration​

  • Log into Centreon and add a new Host through Configuration > Hosts.
  • Apply the HW-Storage-EMC-Symmetrix-Dmx34-NRPE or HW-Storage-EMC-Symmetrix-Vmax-NRPE template and configure all the mandatory Macros:
MandatoryNameDescription
XNRPECLIENTNRPE Plugin binary to use (Default: 'check_centreon_nrpe')
XNRPEPORTNRPE Port of the target server (Default: '5666')
XNRPETIMEOUTTimeout value (Default: '30')
XNRPEEXTRAOPTIONSExtraoptions to use with the NRPE binary (default: '-u -m 8192')