What is Avocent ACS?
The Vertiv Avocent ACS Consoles deliver secure in-band and out-of-band visibility and control to downstream equipment in enterprise data centers, as well as cloud and colocation facilities. The ACS console system serves as a secure management gateway and single point of entry keeping you connected to critical IT equipment even in the partial or total data center outages. The ACS provides serial access, environmental monitoring, IoT integration and remote networking capability to edge-oriented market sectors including financial institutions, retail chains and education.
How to monitor Avocent ACS?
ServicePilot makes it very easy to monitor Avocent ACS equipment. Simply configure the SNMP interface of the Avocent ACS device. Then use the ServicePilot web interface to add a misc-avocent-acs resource.
The monitoring statistics gathered include:
- Power Supply State
- Network Interface Statistics
How to install a avocent-acs resource?
- Use your ServicePilot OnPremise installation or a SaaS account.
- Add a new avocent-acs resource via the web interface (
/prmresources) or via API (
/prmpackagespage), the default ServicePilot agent or another agent will be provisioned automatically.
Details of the avocent-acs package are located in the
/prmpackagespage of the software.
ServicePilot enables you to deliver IT services faster and more securely with automated discovery and advanced monitoring features.
By correlating the technology AVOCENT ACS with APM and infrastructure monitoring, ServicePilot is able to provide a more comprehensive view of an organization's IT environment.
This allows IT teams to quickly identify and diagnose issues that may be impacting application performance, and take corrective action before end-users are affected.