12.3. How to monitor IBM's Virtual-IO-Server (VIO) with OpenSMART

The following steps tells you, how to monitor IBM's Virtual-IO-Server can be monitored by OpenSMART.

  1. Download the latest agent- (or whole source-) pack from the OpenSMART home page.

  2. Transfer this tar file to the VIO-Server (we assume to /tmp/opensmart-client-0.4.tar.gz) and do:

  3. telnet vio-server
    
    IBM Virtual I/O Server
    
    login: padmin
    padmin's Password: 
    Last unsuccessful login: Tue Feb 28 03:08:08 CST 2006 on /dev/vty0 Last login: Wed Mar 15 16:14:11 CST 2006 on /dev/pts/0 from 192.168.1.1
    
    $ oem_setup_env
    # mkdir /home/osmart
    # useradd -c "OpenSMART Monitoring" -d /home/osmart osmart
    # chown -R saicsadm:staff /home/osmart
    # passwd osmart
    Changing password for "saicsadm"
    osmart's New password: ******
    Enter the new password again: *****
    
    # su - osmart
    $ mkdir ostemp
    $ cd ostemp
    $ gunzip /tmp/opensmart-client-0.4.tar.gz
    $ tar -xf /tmp/opensmart-client-0.4.tar
    $ ./agent/install_agent ~
    [ ... ]
    Copy ../lib/opensmartresponse.dtd -> /usr/local/debis/os/etc/opensmartresponse.dtd
    chmod 644 /usr/local/debis/os/etc/opensmartresponse.dtd
    
    
    
         **********************************************
         *   OpenSMART agent installed successfully   *
         **********************************************
    
    $ cd ~
    $ rm -rf ostemp
            
  4. That's it - your installation is complete. Now you can configure your osagent (and do not forget to set up a cronjob for your osagent).

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