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EMC Symmetrix NSClient++ API

Overview​

The Pack EMC Symmetrix API 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​

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Prerequisites​

Centreon NSClient++​

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

Installation​

  1. Install the Centreon Plugin package on every Centreon Poller expected to monitor EMC Symmetrix API using REST API:
yum install centreon-plugin-Operatingsystems-Windows-Restapi
  1. On the Centreon Web interface, install the EMC Symmetrix API Centreon Pack on 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-NSClient-05-Restapi or HW-Storage-EMC-Symmetrix-Vmax-NSClient-05-Restapi template and configure all the mandatory Macros:
MandatoryNameDescription
XNSCPRESTAPIPORTPort of the REST API NSclient++ (default: 8443)
XNSCPRESTAPIPROTOProtocol used (default: https)
XNSCPRESTAPILEGACYPASSWORDPassword used (configured in the prerequisites section)
NSCPRESTAPIEXTRAOPTIONSAny extra option you may want to add to the command (eg. a --verbose flag)