Documentation forServer & Application Monitor

Asset Inventory polling requirements

To configure SAM to collect Asset Inventory data, you need to:

The following systems support data collection for the Asset Inventory data collection:

  • Dell servers with OpenManage Server Administrator Managed Node 7.2 or later
    • Including Dell M1000e and Dell PowerEdge M610, R210, R610, R710, R900, 1950, 2850, 2950, 2970, and 6850
  • HPE BladeSystem servers with HP System Insight Manager 6.2 or higher
    • Including HP C3000 and HP C7000
  • HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers with SIM 8.0 or later (via SNMP protocol only)
    • Including DL320 G4, DL360 G3, DL360 G4, DL380 G4, DL380 G6, and ML570 G3
    • HP WBEM providers are required for HP servers polled via WMI.

  • IBM servers with IBM Director (Common Agent, 6.3 or higher)
    • Including System x3550, System x3550 M2, System x3550 M3, System x3650, System x3650 M2, System x3650 M3, x3850, and eServer 306m

      IBM ServeRAID Manager software must be installed on IBM X-Series servers to display storage hardware health information.

Additional hardware may be supported with a limited amount of data returned by polling.

SAM supports the following operating systems and protocols to collect Asset Inventory data:

Operating System Protocol





AIX v7 and higher


Supported versions of VMware


Use ICMP for VMware nodes not polled via CIM or VMware API.

VMware API for ESX/ESXi hosts polled via vCenter


SAM can collect warranty data , display it on the SAM Summary page, and notify you about pending expiration dates, see Display the warranty status for physical servers in SAM.