What is a Dell Tape Library?
A Dell Tape Library is an automated backup tape solution, manufactured by Dell, aiming to simplify data protection and backup operations for storage density or performance requirements.
Dell Tape Library SNMP monitoring
This package is designed to monitor a Dell Tape Library usinf SNMP.
This package automatically configures the ServicePilot Agent to collect statistics from the Dell Tape Library on which SNMP service has been installed and configured.
The monitoring statistics gathered in this way include several metrics for :
- Library: model, serial number, firmware level, number of drives and slots, global status and load basket status
- Drives: model, serial number, firmware level and global status
SNMP service must be installed, configured and started on the targeted Dell Tape Library (Security: read-only SNMP community and allowed host must be set).
Network Flows - It is necessary to ensure network connectivity between ServicePilot and the monitored device.
- UDP/161 (SNMP): Between ServicePilot Agent and Dell Tape Library
- ICMP/Echo Request (Ping): Between ServicePilot Agent and Dell Tape Library
Key field notes
IP address/FQDN: specify the IP address, host name or FQDN for the server, as resolvable by the machine on which ServicePilot Agent is running
ICMP Ping: Include ICMP Ping reachability and latency
Library System: Obtain system information about the library, such as model, serial number, firmware level, number of drives and slots, global status and door status
Drive details: Obtain drives information such as model, serial number, firmware level and global status
In the Policies tab, specify the policy or policies to apply to the resource
How to install a dell-tape-library resource?
- Use your ServicePilot OnPremise installation or a SaaS account.
- Add a new dell-tape-library resource via the web interface (
/prmresources) or via API (
/prmpackagespage), the default ServicePilot agent or another agent will be provisioned automatically.
Details of the dell-tape-library package are located in the
/prmpackagespage of the software.
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