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System Healthcheck

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System Healthcheck (SHC) is a suite of tools that assesses the health of your computing environment by identifying security, performance, and configuration problems before they can impact your critical operations. These tools are used to support the SHC assessment service.

SHC assessments are executed against sets of best practice system management rules for HP-UX, Windows 2003/2008/2012/2016/2019, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, 6, and 7 and SUSE Enterprise Linux 10, 11, 12 and 15. The current release version of SHC is 10.1.9. This release includes support for Windows 2019 Operating system. It also includes support for Synergy Gen9 servers running Windows operating system. Support for Synergy Gen9 servers running Linux operating systems exists on the available kit for Linux. The Linux kit no longer depends on dynamic library and includes support for SUSE Enterprise Linux 15.

Note: All versions prior to SHC 10.1.6 have to be explicitly uninstalled before using SHC 10.1.6. All three components SHC, PAC and MC3 need to be uninstalled. Please read the user doc carefully for more details.

Features and benefits

SHC assessment feature:

  • A comprehensive System Health Check Assessment report detailing high priority issues, overall system health risk as well as details on problems found and summary recommendations

SHC assessment benefits:

  • Reduced time to resolve problems using this information
  • Minimized unscheduled downtime due to proactive management of your systems' health
  • Appropriate data for support teams to identify and tune specific system performance and security issues
  • Prioritized problem areas, which allow the most effective management of your systems
  • Revealed opportunities for additional ways to help you, through consulting services

Customers entitled to use SHC

Leveraging state-of-the-art expert system-based software tools, HPE has developed a complete portfolio of System Healthcheck Services to provide you with a quick, yet thorough, evaluation of your HP-UX, OpenVMS, Windows 2003/2008/2012/2016/2019, Red Hat Enterprise Linux or SUSE Enterprise Linux environments.

SHC assessment service is a feature of HPE Mission Critical support services such as:

  • HPE Proactive 24 (P24)
  • HPE Critical Service (CS)
  • HPE Mission Critical Partnership (MCP)
  • HPE Datacenter Care (DC) (optional service)

Additional standalone System Healthcheck Services:

  • System Health Check Direct Service provides a service report via automated online delivery. This service is recommended if you are familiar with self-help tools and have an interest in managing your own systems.
  • System Health Check Remote Service provides a service report including an executive summary, findings, and recommendations, and is delivered electronically. A brief review and consultation are conducted via telephone. This service is recommended if you require a fast assessment of your system and a brief HPE consultation on the resultant analysis and recommendations.
  • System Health Check Onsite Service provides a service report including an executive summary, findings, and recommendations, and is delivered to and reviewed with you, as part of a day of onsite advisory consultation. This service is recommended if you require a fast assessment of your system, HPE consultation on the resultant analysis and recommendations, and additional consultation on system configuration, performance, or security concerns.

For more information about SHC or to purchase a service that features SHC, contact your HPE Account Support team.

Once you have purchased an appropriate System Health Check support service to meet your needs then you can download the SHC software.

SHC software contains cryptography technology. Some countries regulate the import, use and/or export of certain products with cryptography. HPE makes no claims as to the applicability of local country import, use and/or export regulations in relation to the download of this product. If you are located outside the U.S. and Canada you are advised to consult your local country regulations to insure compliance.

Note that only the latest SHC client software is available for download from the HPE Software Depot. HPE will not be providing any previous versions of the SHC client software. For backup purposes, please archive a copy of your current SHC client software.

Additional product information
Product #: SHCBASE01
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