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HP 3PAR 7000


This chapter describes the prerequisites installation needed by plugins to run.

Centreon Plugin​

Install this plugin on each needed poller:

yum install centreon-plugin-Hardware-Storage-Hp-3par-7000-Ssh

Configure SSH connection​

On each needed poller follow this steps:

a. Login with 'centreon-engine' user:

# su - centreon-engine

b. If SSH doesn't exist, generate SSH key using following command (press ENTER for each question):

$ ssh-keygen

c. Get generated SSH public key

$ vi ~/.ssh/

d. Connect to your HP 3PAR equipment using SSH with administrator account and copy centreon-engine public key:

3PAR01 cli% setsshkey
Please enter the SSH public key below.Β  When finished, press enter twice.
The key is usually long.Β  It's better to copy it from inside an editor
and paste it here.Β  (Please make sure there are no extra blanks.)
The maximum number of characters used to represent the SSH key
(including the "from" option, key type, and additional comments) is 4095.

ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAAABIwAAAQEAydSr8dvdf+N5apCrij3eom6a6gMZUibiBp6GUurADktPtm1jBdbZ2GVhnwiaeUqiwgxsBSjiGCKRlpIN/zBzM59li4k+fbhyO7SzXfB3IV3ueSVKlrVljyHQL6GqUjj9opxCg8jyKerCx6iTyqUvIJ4zmhaJXQAzxQFE7YLiuaaNN9ylH1z9ebuMZZKUh0gpXNT3ID4Ea+In5CAoPopwF50EdAIZ4QkS1EibhI9Lar8GqXMyHTNR/ZapvZ/KpI3lhduLT5OJ2QMbBzVrQFKXiLbYnU2AASYyFsQQC+7YASFwIEQ6D3sp0Wg8G1Dw/jmM01CsqthTm7j1Mw070OuJSw== centreon-engine@myserver

SSH public key successfully set.

3PAR01 cli%

Centreon Configuration​

Create a host using the appropriate template​

Go to Configuration > Hosts and click Add. Then, fill the form as shown by the following table:

Host nameName of the host
AliasHost description
IPHost IP Address
Monitored fromMonitoring Poller to use
Host Multiple TemplatesHW-Storage-HP-3par-7000-SSH-custom

Notice: In macro "SSHUSERNAME" define the administrator account used to copy public SSH key of centreon-engine user.

Click on the Save button.