Dell Open Manager - hardware monitoring
cdunlop at q9.com
Thu Jan 16 14:50:00 CST 2003
I am having a problem with a Linux server we are monitoring via snmp. The
server is a PowerEdge 1650, Linux V7.3. I have tried
posting on the Dell Talk site but without success. This is not the only
server that we are having problems. Here is the problem I posted on Dell
Talk to explain what the issues we are having:
"I am still having problems with a few Dell 1650, 2450, 2550 Linux servers
(7.0, 7.2, 7.3 RH) with regards to monitoring via snmp. Once the dell RPMs
are installed (dellomsa-4.70-3613, dell-drivers-4.70-3613,
ServerAdministrator-1.0-0) I had to uninstall the ucd-snmp4.1.2.rpm and
compile a newer version of ucd-snmp (V4.2.6). When I compiled ucd-snmp I did
a ./configure --with-mib-modules="smux" --prefix=/usr and I had to edit the
/etc/init.d/snmp/snmpd.conf to ensure the correct snmpd.conf file is used.
All seemed to be working well, I was able to poll for the server hardware
status and receive traps from the server. But after about a couple of weeks
the dell software seems to choke and I am unable to poll the server. I had
to restart the dellomsa processes and ucd-snmp. Also the dcstor32d process
will hang and will not stop nicely on the server (/usr/sbin/dcstor32d stop,
or kill PID#). "
What the monitored servers have in common is: the dell rpm versions,
ucd-snmp version, and the most current ESM, BIOS versions.
I have checked bugzilla on redhat and seen issues concerning the older
versions of ucd-snmp, but it is the Dell processe dcstore32d that fails and
we are unable to poll for the server hardware.
Any help concerning this issue would be appreciated.
Q9 Networks Inc.
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