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Sentry Software is pleased to announce that Hardware Sentry KM for PATROL 1.9.00 Beta will be available for download on October 17th.


This beta version includes the following new features:

  • Full compatibility with version 9.0.00 and upcoming 9.5.00 of BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management, fully integrated with Central Monitoring Administration (CMA).
  • Improved device identification: On many systems, devices are now labeled with the same ID as the one found in the vendor management interface to allow administrators to better identify the faulty device.
  • New supported platforms:
    • Dell PowerVault TL2000 and TL4000 tape libraries
    • IBM TS3100 tape libraries
    • IBM TS3200 tape libraries
    • IBM v7000 Disk Arrays
    • Fujitsu-Siemens PRIMERGY servers running VMware
  • Connectors for the following platforms have been rewritten from scratch:
    • Brocade SAN Switches (now leverages Brocade Network Advisor SMI-S Agent)
    • Hitachi Disk Arrays (Hitachi AMS, HUS, USP, USP-V, USP-VM, VSP)
    • IBM DS6000/8000 Disk Arrays
  • Improved support for the following platforms:
    • DataDirect Networks Storage Appliances
    • Dell servers with iDRAC7 or later
    • EMC Storage Systems
    • Fujitsu Servers running ESX
    • HP StorageWorks MSA 2000 and P2000
    • HP-UX (notably with HBA cards)
    • IBM AIX (notably MPIO)
    • IBM Blade Chassis
    • IBM DS3000, DS4000, DS5000 Storage Systems
    • IBM VIO Server
    • Servers running Solaris 11
    • Sun/Oracle Solaris 10/11 Servers


To learn more about this beta program and participate, please join the Hardware Sentry KM for PATROL 1.9.00 Beta group.