HP Insight Management WBEM Providers for ESXi Overview (2001543)
HP delivers a set of WBEM providers that enable you to fully monitor and manage HP ProLiant servers running ESXi 4.x and later. The servers can be managed using these providers from HP Insight Control, VMware vCenter Server, or any client that support WBEM/CIM. This article provides information about the HP Insight Management WBEM Providers for ESXi.
Note: The partner product referenced in this article is a software module that is developed and supported by a partner. Use of this product is also governed by the end user license agreement of the partner. You must obtain the application, support, and licensing for using this product from the partner. For more information, see http://vibsdepot.hp.com/.
HP Insight Management WBEM Providers for ESXi
HP Insight Management WBEM Providers for ESXi deliver a full set of monitoring and management information and capabilities for HP ProLiant server hardware. This information covers all aspects of the server’s health including fans, power supplies, temperature, CPUs, memory and locally attached storage. These providers are delivered as a single offline bundle from HP’s website. They are also included in the HP custom ESXi image. The table in the Supported hardware and software section of this article describes the full list of CIM providers delivered by HP for use with ESXi.
Supported hardware and software
|SMXBaseServer||ProLiant G5 and forward Servers|
|SMXBladeSystemLite||ProLiant C-class and forward Blades and enclosures|
|SMXCPU||ProLiant server Processors|
|SMXEthernetPort||Ethernet HBAs, Ethernet portion of FCoE CNAs|
|SMXFCHBA||Fiber Channel HBAs, FC portion of FCoE CNAs (not FC-attached storage)|
|SMXFan||ProLiant server Fans|
|SMXIMLRecordLog||HP Integrated Management Log (IML)|
|SMXMPLite||HP Integrated Lights Out (iLO)|
|SMXMemory||ProLiant server Memory|
|SMXPCI||PCI Cards and Devices|
|SMXPowerSupply||ProLiant server Power Supplies|
|SMXProfileRegistration||DMTF Profile Registration|
|SMXSASHBA||SAS HBAs and direct attached storage enclosures and drives|
|SMXSensor||ProLiant server temperature sensors|
|SMXSmartArray||HP SmartArray HBAs and direct attached SAS/SATA storage enclosures and drives (not pSCSI or FC)|
Supports online firmware update of ProLiant server hardware
IPMI extensions (if any)
The SMXBaseServer, SMXFan, SMXPowerSupply, and SMXSensor providers supply information for hardware listed in IPMI.
Implementation schema details
Detailed datasheets that describe the schema supported by each provider listed in the preceding table are available at http://vibsdepot.hp.com. Under Documentation, click HP Manuals –VMware Virtualization Software For HP ProLiant Servers and look for HP Insight Management WBEM Providers Datasheets.
CIM indications to SNMP mapping support
HP Insight Management WBEM Providers for ESXi support CIM indication to SNMP mapping capability to generate HP SNMP traps. Detailed documentation on the SNMP traps supported is available at http://vibsdepot.hp.com. Under Documentation, click HP Manuals –VMware Virtualization Software For HP ProLiant Servers and look for HP Insight Management WBEM Providers SNMP Data Migration.
CIM client plug-in support
- SMXSmartArray provider information for the SmartArray controllers, logical volumes and physical drives.
- SMXMemory provider information DIMMs and their status.
- SMXManagementProcessor information for iLO identification information.
White Papers on HP VMware ESXi Management are available at http://vibsdepot.hp.com. Under Documentation, click HP Manuals –VMware Virtualization Software For HP ProLiant Servers and sort the list for White Papers.
For support contact information, see http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/wwcontact.html.