Monitoring Dell EMC Storage Environments

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Use the following procedure steps to configure Dell EMC devices in order to successfully monitor them using WhatsUp Gold.

  1. Log in to the Dell EMC Unisphere application.
  2. Click the settings icon (WUG18.0.1-SP1-Dell EMC Unisphere Settings Icon) to launch the Settings interface.
  3. Select Users and Groups from the options at left, then click the plus icon (WUG18.0.1-SP1-Dell EMC Unisphere Plus Icon) to begin creating a new user account.
  4. Select Local User, then click Next.
  5. Create a Username and Password credential combination for the new user, then click Next.
  6. Select the Operator role, then click Next.
  7. Click Finish.
  8. Log in to the WhatsUp Gold server and access the Credentials Library.
  9. Create an SMI-S Credential using the new user Username and Password.
  10. Set the Protocol to HTTPS and the Port to 5989.
  11. Click Save.

See Also

SMI-S Credential

Installing the SMI-S Agent for use with WhatsUp Gold

Monitoring Dell Compellent Storage Environments