The latest version of BMC Performance Manager Express for Hardware is now available to download. It includes:
IBM AIX - usysfault: Reports the status of the System Attention LED and triggers an alert when this LED is turned on.
IBM Hardware Management Console (HMC): Monitors the overall health of IBM AIX servers through the Hardware Management Console (HMC).
HDS USP/VSP Storage Systems: Reports on the status of Hitachi HDS USP/VSP Storage Systems.
The SMI-S Compliant HBAs connector now reports on link speed and statistics.
The property propertynet.sentrysoftware.bpm.hardware.disabledConnectors can now be applied to all hosts.
Logical Disk (LUN) monitoring is no longer performed with the SMI-S HBA Connector to avoid duplicate LUN instances.
HP Servers Running ESX: Disk controllers and their batteries are now properly discovered even when no information on their model or serial number is available.
IBM AIX Servers:
The monitoring of the network cards could cause network delays.
Power failures were not detected on IBM AIX servers. To solve this issue, the IBM AIX - Common connector has been updated and two new connectors have been created: IBM AIX - usysfault and IBM Hardware Management Console (HMC).
This new version includes many more new features and enhancements.