Dell EqualLogic Multipathing Extension Module with CIM Provider (2002649)
This article provides information about the Dell EqualLogic CIM provider which is integrated into the Dell EqualLogic Multipathing Extension Module.
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Supported hardware and/or software
Dell EqualLogic PS Series Arrays
The Dell EqualLogic Multipathing Extension Module includes a CIM provider.This provider implements management tasks for the multipathing solution including monitoring the SAN configuration, modifying iSCSI sessions to maintain the optimal mesh, and collecting details of the volume layout for use by the Path Selection Plug-in.This CIM provider is automatically loaded at ESXi startup so these tasks can be provided in the background without any user intervention.
IPMI extensions (if any)
Implementation schema details
The provider supports both DTMF and private schemas. As the CIM provider is loaded automatically and does not have a user interface for direct access, the details are not included in this article.
CIM client plug-in support
For EqualLogic downloads and related documentation, including the Multipathing Extension Module, see http://www.equallogic.com/support/.
Additional support information
For details on installation and troubleshooting, see the Dell EqualLogic Multipathing Extension Module Installation and User Guide, which is distributed with the plug-in.