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HPE OneView for Microsoft System Center (HPE Storage Integrations)

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Overview

HPE OneView for Microsoft System Center (HPE Storage Integrations) provides a comprehensive integration of HPE infrastructure with Microsoft System Center. It enables Microsoft application administrators to manage and monitor their HPE storage, compute and networking solutions with a familiar, consolidated tool. Solution health, alterts, driver and firmware management, operating system deployment, datacenter inventory, data storage and virtual machine management, and HPE fabric visualization are easily accessible in a single application. Administrators gain greater control over their datacenter infrastructure, reducing the risk of downtime and enabling faster time to problem resolution.

HPE OneView for Microsoft System Center (HPE Storage Integrations) is a single package for all Microsoft System Center products, including HPE Storage Management Pack for System Center, and HPE Fabric Management Add-in for System Center.

HPE OneView Storage System Management Pack

The HPE OneView Storage System Management Pack is part of the HPE OneView SCOM Integration Kit. It integrates multiple HPE provided management packs to proactively monitor and manage the health of HPE Storage and Servers part of HPE OneView. This provides a unified view to alerts and events and a topological view of the HPE infrastructure being managed under HPE OneView. This enables intelligent and fast response to hardware events on HPE 3PAR Storage and servers running Windows and Linux.

HPE Storage Management Pack for System Center

The HPE Storage Management Pack is part of HPE Storage SCOM Integration Kit. It provides seamless integration with Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) and activates predefined discovery and monitoring policies, event processing rules and topology views for HPE Storage. Core capabilities are:

  • Health monitoring of physical, logical, and virtual infrastructure,
  • Events and alert monitoring for HPE Storage systems.

HPE Fabric Management Add-in for System Center

The HPE Fabric Management Add-in for System Center is part of the HPE OneView SCVMM Integration Kit. It enables close integration of System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) and HPE Storage. It automates HPE Storage management with HPE 3PAR and provides an integrated view of virtual machines and related storage resources. This allows better monitoring, provisioning, and control of HPE storage infrastructure, with capabilities to:

  • Discover relationships between virtual machines, Hyper-V hosts, volumes and pools,
  • Simplify the deployment of countless virtual machines for Hyper-V,
  • Monitor HPE OneView storage resources,
  • Manage volume capacity by expanding LUNs,
  • Monitor complex System Center managed infrastructure with integrated storage alerts from SCOM.

Licensing

Storage management with HPE OneView for Microsoft System Center can be used at no additional charge. Licensing is enabled as part of the download and installation sequence.

Server management with HPE OneView for Microsoft System Center is licensed with HPE OneView. Advanced provisioning capabilities are available for HPE OneView licensed hosts only.

What's new in HPE OneView for Microsoft System Center 9.2?

The new version is available for download HPE OneView Partner integration page and HPE Storage Integration with Microsoft System Center page. It includes the following improvements:

  • HPE OneView for Microsoft System Center 9.2 the latest HPE Storage array software. Please check Integration Matrix for details.

  • The System Center Operations Manager 2016 web console integration is now fully HTML5 compliant. The dependency on legacy frameworks have been removed to enable a predictable, consistent user experience for users of the web console.

  • HPE 3PAR is now supported with IPv6 addressing in both System Center Operations Manager 2016 as part of the HPE Storage Management Pack for System Center,and System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2016 as part of the HPE Fabric Management Add-in for System Center.

  • The configuration of HPE Storage arrays in System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2016 is now done from within the application itself, eliminating the need to use an auxiliary configuration tool.

Integration Matrix

Component Supported Versions
Windows Server 2012 R2, 2016 RS4, 2016 RS5
System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2012 R2, 2016 (1801), 2016 (1807)
System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2012 R2, 2016 (1801), 2016 (1807)
HPE OneView 4.0, 4.1
HPE 3PAR Storage 3.2.2 MU6, 3.3.1 (GA, MU1, MU2, MU3, MU4)
HPE Nimble Storage 4.5.2, 5.0.2, 5.1
HPE StoreOnce Storage 3.13.x, 4.0
HPE MSA 1050, 2050/2052 SAN/SAS
Firmware: VE100R002, VL100P001
Firmware: VE270R001, VL270R001
HPE StoreEasy Storage 1X50, 1X60, HPE 3PAR File Controller v3, HPE Storage File Controller
HPE StoreVirtual Storage StoreVirtual VSA 12.7
HPE StoreEver Tape Library ESL G3 & MSL Series
HPE XP Storage XP7, XP24000, HPE P9000

Additional Product Information

Please refer to the following resources for additional information on HPE integrations for Microsoft System Center:

For information on troubleshooting, please refer to the release notes and the user guide.

 
Additional product information
Product #: System_Center
Version: HPE OneView for SystemCenter
Software specification: HPE OneView for Microsoft System Center 9.2 ZIP - December 2018
HPE OneView for Microsoft System Center 9.1 ZIP - June 2018
HPE OneView for Microsoft System Center 9.0 ZIP - December 2017
HPE OneView for Microsoft System Center 8.3 ZIP - August 2017
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