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

Windows

SNMP, WMI

Linux

SNMP

AIX v7 and higher

SNMP

Supported versions of VMware

CIM, VMware API

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

VMware API for ESX/ESXi hosts polled via vCenter

HTTPS

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.