Please move to a summary page of a device you are interested in and use the action button located in the header. Ther you will find the Settings section.
In this place you may configure SNMP protocol settings for the device. By default, the formula contains three standard configuration fields, these are:
- SNMP Version
- SNMP Public Community (or Security Name)
- SNMP Private Community
In case the configuration of SNMP protocol in the device is highly advanced, you may use several additional options of SNMPv3 configuration. These are:
- SNMPv3 security name
- SNMPv3 security level
- SNMPv3 authentication protocol
- SNMPv3 authentication pass phrase
- SNMPv3 privacy protocol
- SNMPv3 privacy pass phrase
Once the form has been filled out and changes saved, you may now test the typed in data, press ‘Test SNMP Connection’ button. The system will check the validity of the SNMP connection basing on the following OID in a repository:
If the value is retrieved, the system will assume the SNMP connection is correct. In the other case, an appropriate error will be displayed.
Move to the IPMI Settings tab to configure the IPMI protocol for the device.
- IPMI Enabled - determines if IPMI is on
- IPMI IP Address - an IP address where the device is available
- IPMI Username
- IPMI Password
- IPMI Protocol Version
- IPMI Driver
- IpmiTool - default driver, which uses ipmitool tool for remote connection
- IpmiToolProxy - driver which uses ipmitool tools on the proxy server
- IPMI Proxy Server - used only if IpmitToolProxy was chosen previously. Specifies proxy server for the device.
IPMI Board Type
IPMI Port (UDP) - 623 is a default port
- IPMI Remote Console Port - remote console port, used to download console aplet for the Dell Drac and Supermicro devices. By default no port number is specified.
Under this tab you can determine which modules are going to be used while collecting information about the device. Keep in mind that once modules are selected for a device, then the global selection is overwritten. It should be noted that each type of the devices has its own modules. You can read about the global module configuration in Other → Settings section.