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© 2006 IBM Corporation
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  1. 1. © 2006 IBM Corporation This presentation is intended for the education of IBM and Business Partner sales personnel. It should not be distributed to customers. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Systems Management XTW01 Topic 9
  2. 2. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Course Objectives After completing this topic, you should be able: > Define the key functions in Systems Director 6.1 > List the three types of agents in Systems Director 6.1 > Identify the base and advanced plug-in managers in Systems Director 6.1 > Identify the systems management framework and topology in System Director 5.2 > List hardware based systems management options > Describe the major components of the Cool Blue Portfolio
  3. 3. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Topic 9 - Course Agenda > * IBM Systems Director 6.1 * > IBM Systems Director 6.1 and 5.2 Task Comparison > IBM Systems Director 5.2 > Systems Management Hardware-Based Options > Systems Management Cool Blue Options
  4. 4. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation > Reducing complexity with integrated platform and enterprise service management > Deploying and managing virtual servers to control datacenter space > Managing energy usage helps meet “green” initiatives and cost objectives IBM® Systems Director - at the core of an IT management strategy - can reduce the costs of IT service delivery, improve business resiliency and security, and help meet energy usage requirements IBM Systems Director 6.1 helps to simplify IT
  5. 5. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation IBM Systems Director 6.1 IBM Systems Director provides a single point of management for all IBM systems and storage, both virtual and physical >Find and identify systems on the network >Determine if systems are working properly >Configure and deploy new systems >Optimize systems for peak performance >Keep system firmware and drivers up to date IBM Director is available for all platforms >Linux on System z, Power systems, Modular systems IBM Systems Director provides integration with and convenient upgrades to IBM Tivoli solutions IBM Systems Director provides a compelling differentiator for IBM systems by providing maximum system availability and reducing the overall cost of managing them
  6. 6. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Managed virtual and physical environments Hardware Other Systems Management Software Resource Management Base Systems DirectorManagers & Hardware PlatformManagers Enterprise Service Management Advanced Managers & Priced Plug-Ins ActiveEnergyManager $$ ImageManagement $$ TPMfOSD $$ Automation Status Configuration Discovery Update Remote Access Virtualization Core Director Services Configuration System x & Blade Center System z Power Systems Storage Configuration $$ IBMand non-IBM hardware AdditionalPlug-Ins AdditionalPlug-Ins AdditionalPlug-Ins AdditionalPlug-Ins BOFM $$ ServiceandSupport Manager $$ AdditionalPlug-Ins $$ IBM System Director 6.1 End-to-end management
  7. 7. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation IBM Systems Director 6.1 Web access Supported Web browsers. >Firefox versions: Firefox, version 2.0 Firefox, version 3.0 >Microsoft Internet Explorer® versions: Microsoft Internet Explorer, version 6.0 Microsoft Internet Explorer, version 7.0 IBM System Director 6.1 URL: http://system_name:port_number/ibm/interface password userid
  8. 8. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation IBM Systems Director 6.1 Web Interface Overview 5 2 6 Navigation area 1 Content area 4 3
  9. 9. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Dir Agent Task Agent CIMON Providers Future Tivoli Agent CIMOM Providers Systems Director Foundation Energy Availability Image WPAR BOFM …. Advanced Management CSM WebSM I5OS Updates IVM HMC WPAR MGR Director 5.20 iNav VSM PX NIM MC aMM BMC …. IBM Director 6.1 Architecture > Simplified web user interface with streamlined task integration and simplification > Modular and extensible foundation enabling advanced platform management capabilities. > Standards based data model and instrumentation delivered with our systems and storage > Shared Common Agent with TPM 7.1 Common Agent (Tivoli)
  10. 10. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Systems Director Base and HW Platform Managers . . •. •. •. . . . Energy ….. Image Advanced Managers No charge managers included in Foundation . . . IBM Systems Director 6.1 Base Consolidation of platform management tools >Single consistent cross-platform management tool >Simplified tasks via web based interface >Manage many systems from one console Integrated physical and virtual management >Discovery and inventory of physical and virtual resources >Configuration and provisioning of platform resources >Status, health, and monitoring of platform resources >Visualization of server resource topologies >Move virtual servers between systems without disruption to running workloads Platform update management >Simplified consistent cross-platform tools to acquire, distribute and install firmware and OS updates
  11. 11. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Discovery Manager  Discovers the both virtual and physical systems in your network, collecting inventory data about hardware and software  Visualizes relationships to other system in the network Status Manager  Monitors hardware status, power status, and update compliance status o discovered systems  Create, view, and customize the resource and processes to monitor and generate notifications  LED status of System x and blade servers Update Manager  Acquires, distributes and installs required firmware, device drivers and operating system updates using predefined policies and workflows. Updates to support hardware changes without an upgrade of migration of the installed product.  This includes compliance status to indicate what managed systems may required critical updates. The IBM Systems Director product itself is now updated via Update manager and allows customers to see which updates or which configurations have been applied to a system Automation Manager  Automatically performs predefined actions in response to events that occur in your environment using even automation plan IBM System Director 6.1 base plug-ins (1/2)
  12. 12. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Configuration Manager  Configures system parameters and hardware setting on systems, including BladeCenter chassis and it installed components Remote Access Manager  Provides a set of integrated tools that support remote access, including remote control tools (such as Virtual Network Computing (VNC), Remote Desktop (RDP), and web-based remote control for UIBM BladeCenter and RSA), hardware command line, remote command line, and file transfer tools Virtualization Manager  Manage the lifecycle of your virtual resources (such as virtual servers and virtual farms) from a single interface for many of the different virtualization technologies from a singles console in the industry Hardware Platform Manager  Provide unique support for IBM Systems (Power Systems, System z, System x, BladeCenter and Storage Systems) IBM System Director 6.1 base plug-ins (2/2)
  13. 13. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation IBM Systems Director 6.1 Advanced plug-ins > A plug-in to IBM Systems Director is software that is installed on top of the base > Delivers key additional functionalities > Retains a consistent user experience with the base offering by taking advantage of the common tasks and capabilities > IBM intends to deliver plug-ins for IBM Systems Director 6.1  An updated version of IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager as a plug-in to IBM Systems Director in 1Q09  Provide a migration tool, in 1Q09, to facilitate customer migrations from IBM Director 5.20.  Provide a virtual server image management plug-in to IBM Systems Director in 2009.
  14. 14. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation CAS Dir Agent Manager (Centralized Agent Information) Shared Security Model Shared Subagent Deployment Single Port Health Check Auto- Restart Single Agent (Multiple Subagents ) TCM TPM TPC Network Level 1 Platform Agent 5.x New Common Agent for Director 6.1 >Upgrade Director 5.x level 2 agent to new Director 6.1 common agent  Director 6.1 Management Server still supports 5.x level 2 agents >Shared incoming port (firewall friendly) >Common authentication & credential management >Single agent runtime  Footprint, performance, availability (watchdog restart), identity, common services >Single agent management system  Agent health/status reporting  Subagent add/remove/update/start/stop >Supports native and java agents  Existing agents can be integrated >Shared subagents > E.g. CIT scanner data is cached, shared
  15. 15. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Converged and Simplified Resource Views > Unique views for viewing resource data, status and relationships seamlessly from one console > Extensibility for 3rd party hardware vendors to seamlessly integrate
  16. 16. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Installed Java console is replaced with web based console included with management server > Simplification of many of the existing 5.x tasks > Resource navigation views of managed resources and their relationships > Quick find / search tasks and favorite tasks > Nested groups and categories Welcome page > Assist you with “Getting Started” for using IBM Director to manage your systems > Readiness for the base platform manager plug-ins with summary views > Tutorial page with learning modules Discovery improvements > Simple to use basic discovery with progress indicator > Advanced discovery allowing custom workflows for automatic endpoint authentication and inventory collection Health summary view and status improvements > Scoreboard of systems with health status related to hardware, triggered monitoring thresholds and compliance. > Dashboard to view live data monitors thumbnails for critical managed resources > LED status of System x and blade servers High Level Functional Overview
  17. 17. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Benefits of IBM Systems Director 6.1 >Simplifies operations by offering monitoring and automated event management capabilities >Simplifies IT management of multiple industry leading hypervisors through the use of a single tool >Reduces the complexity of virtualization through understanding the relationship of virtual to physical servers >Reduces the time for analyzing unavailable systems by providing a topology graph views to simplify troubleshooting >Protects IT investments by utilizing an open, standards-based design that facilitates the management of IBM and select non-IBM systems >Seamlessly integrates with enterprise management products >Improves IT efficiency by easily integrating with single system platform management products >Reduces IT costs and enhances IT staff productivity by providing one easy to use interface for management of virtual and physical systems >Reduces systems maintenance window churn by supporting currency for physical and virtual servers and operating systems >Reduces human error by providing automated support of VMware’s VMotion
  18. 18. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Topic 9 - Course Agenda > IBM Systems Director 6.1 > * IBM Systems Director 6.1 and 5.2 Task Comparison * > IBM Systems Director 5.2  Systems Management Topology  Systems Management Hardware-Based Options  Systems Management Software-Based Options > Systems Management Cool Blue Options
  19. 19. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation IBM Systems Director 5.2 and 6.1 task comparison Director 5.20 x features Director 6.1 Plug-ins Managed Object Discovery Discovery Manager Inventory Collection Discovery Manager Inventory Tasks Discovery Manager Inventory Monitors Not Supported Groups, All managed Objects Discovery Manager Hardware Status Status Manager Event Log Status Manager Resource Monitoring Status Manager Monitoring Threshold Plans Status Manager Process Tasks Status Manager Process Manager Status Manager Event Log Viewer Status Manager SNMP Browser/Manager MIBs Status Manager File Transfer Remote Access Manager Windows Remote Control Remote Access Manager Remote Session Remote Access Manager
  20. 20. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation IBM Systems Director 5.2 and 6.1 task comparison Director 5.20 x features Director 6.1 Plug-ins System Account Configuration Configuration Manager SNMP Agent Configuration Configuration Manager Asset ID Configuration Configuration Manager BladeCenter Configuration Manager Configuration Manager Server Configuration Manager Configuration Manager OS Network Configuration Manager Configuration Manager Event Action Plans Automation Manager Scheduler Automation Manager Update Manger Update Manager Virtualization System Manager (VSM) Virtualization Manager Relocation Manager Virtualization Manager Event Log Viewer Status Manager SNMP Browser/Manager MIBs Status Manager File Transfer Remote Access Manager Windows Remote Control Remote Access Manager Remote Session Remote Access Manager
  21. 21. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation IBM Systems Director 5.2 and 6.1 task comparison Director 5.20 x features Director 6.1 Plug-ins Standalone Storage Configuration Manager Storage Manager Server Storage Provisioning Tool Storage Manager CIM Browser task Not supported MISCS Browser task and no discovery Not supported Rack Manager Not supported License Administrator task Not supported Software Distribution Redirector Not supported Edit Software Catalog Supported via command line Capacity Manager extension Tivoli based offering planned for 2009 System Availability Extension Not supported Software Distribution Extension Tivoli based offering planned for 2009
  22. 22. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Topic 9 - Course Agenda > IBM Systems Director 6.1 > IBM Systems Director 6.1 and 5.2 Task Comparison > * IBM Systems Director 5.2 * > Systems Management Hardware-Based Options > Systems Management Cool Blue Options
  23. 23. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation IBM Systems Director 5.20 Supports servers cross- platform, desktops, workstations, and notebooks Works on IBM or non-IBM Intel-based systems Systems with SNMP Agent Clusters and Cluster Members Scalable Systems and Members Access Control Flexible Grouping ! Monitoring and Alerting Inventory Collection
  24. 24. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation AltirisAuremaQLogic APCPowerwareSteelEye Third-PartySolutions Tivoli Enterprise  Enterprise-Wide  Business Processes  Application Management IBM Director 5.20 Topology Tivoli BMC CA Unicenter NetIQ HP OpenView Microsoft SMS Microsoft MOM/SCOM UIMs Capacity Manager System Availability Remote Deployment Mgr Software Distribution PE Virtualization Manager Active Energy Manager Extensions IBM Director Base Offering  Inventory  Monitoring and Alerting  Automation  Remote Management  Group Management  Software Updates Base Management Controller  Auto Start  Predictive Failure Alerting  Redundant fans/power supplies Remote Management Option  Web Browser Interface  Remote Presence IBMDirector Console
  25. 25. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation IBM Systems Director 5.20 platform management SW Distribution Update Manager Scheduler Maintain Inventory Resource/Process Monitor Event Action Plans Hardware Status Monitorand Alert Remote Control Dynamic System Analysis Analyze and Troubleshoot Remote Deployment Manager (System x) Deploy Virtual Server Deployment (z/VM) Optimize Virtualization Manager Capacity Manager System Availability Active Energy Manager
  26. 26. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation IBM Director 5.20 Console Overview
  27. 27. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation + IBM Systems Director Extensions Management Consoles Contains:  IBM Systems Director Console  IBM Systems Director Agent (Optional) Management Server Contains:  IBM Systems Director Console  IBM Systems Director Agent  IBM Systems Director Server Managed Systems Contains:  IBM Systems Director Agent SNMP Devices Managed Objects Various Protocols Physical Platforms, Chassis, Storage devices TCPIP IBM Systems Director 5.20 Topology
  28. 28. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation + IBM Systems Director Extensions Management Consoles Contains:  IBM Systems Director Console  IBM Systems Director Agent (Optional) Management Server Contains:  IBM Systems Director Console  IBM Systems Director Agent  IBM Systems Director Server Managed Systems Contains:  IBM Systems Director Agent SNMP Devices Managed Objects Various Protocols Physical Platforms, Chassis, Storage devices TCPIP IBM Systems Director 5.20 Topology
  29. 29. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation IBM Systems Director Agent 5.20 overview > Support for multiple protocols > Support on all IBM server platforms and on Intel-based non-IBM systems > Reduced product footprint through tiered management:  Allows choice regarding the level of hardware management desired  Facilitates discovery and deployment > Multilingual support Full Director Agent IBM Systems Director Management Server Base Engine and Tasks Series Specific Support Agentless System (Operating System) Core Services (CIM Instrumentation) Series Specific Support IBM Systems Director Base Agent Series Specific Support L 2 L 0 L 1
  30. 30. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Agentless Management Level 0 Managed Systems IBM Systems Director Core Services Level 1 Managed Systems IBM Systems Director Agent Level 2 Managed Systems ●Discovery ●System Attributes ●Power Control ●Remote Session on Linux ●Basic Inventory ●Discovery ●System Attributes ●Power Control ●Remote Session on Linux ●Basic Inventory ●Discovery ●System Attributes ●Power Control ●Remote Session on Linux ●Basic Inventory ●Platform Specific Inventory ●Hardware Status ●Event Action Plans ●Event Log ●Update Assistant ●Upward Integration ●Platform Specific Inventory ●Hardware Status ●Event Action Plans ●Event Log ●Update Assistant ●Upward Integration ●Process Management ●Remote Session on Windows ●File Transfer ●ServeRAID Manager ●Software Distribution ●CIM Browser ●SNMP Browser ●Scheduler ● Tiered agent levels – No agent required for basic systems management – Easily promote agents to higher capabilities via software distribution ● Benefits – Easily discover systems on your network and start managing them – Increase capabilities on agent as needed Manage at the level you needCapability IBM Systems Director Agent 5.20 Tiered Levels
  31. 31. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation IBM Systems Director Server ●Out of band hardware alerts ●RAID alerts (SNMP Traps) ●In-band hardware alerting ●Integrated RAID alerts ●UIM Support ●In-band hardware management ●Integrated RAID management ●UIM Support Enterprise Systems Management Application Level 0 Agent Level 1 Agent Level 2 Agent IBM Systems Director 5.20 Agent inter-connection
  32. 32. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Free Extensions via Web Fee-Based Extensions • System Availability • Virtualization Manager • Adaptec ServeRAID Manager • QLogic 4GB HBA provider package (Partner web site) • External Application Launch wizard • Server Storage Provisioning Tool • Active Energy Manager • Storage Configuration Manager • Capacity Manager • Software Distribution Premium Edition • Remote Deployment Manager (RDM) • z/VM Center • BladeCenter Open Fabric Manager Advanced Upgrade for Director Resource Monitor Extension Process Management Extension File Transfer Extension Software Distribution Extension Remote Session Remote Control IBM Systems Director Base BladeCenter Management Remote Deployment Management HMC Management Rack Manager Capacity Manager System z Appliance Configuration Virtualization Manager System Availability System z z/VM Center Management IBM Systems Director Task Extensions SNMP Services Core Engine Managed Object or Resources Persistent Store Services Task & Scheduling Services Group Services User Admin Services Association Services Database Services System Endpoints Storage others… Platform CIM/SLP Services Active User Services Inventory Services Event/Messaging Serv. IBM Systems Director 5.20 Extensions
  33. 33. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Capacity Manager  Monitor Activator - Displays the status of resource and performance-analysis monitors on managed systems; users can specify which monitors are active  Report Generator - Allows users to generate a report for immediate viewing, or to save the report to a file for later viewing  Report Viewer - Provides four views of generated report data and graphs of monitor performance System Availability Tool  View statistics about managed systems uptime and downtime through reports and graphical representations.  Flag problematic servers and distinguishes between planned and unplanned outages to give a true measure of systems availability Virtualization Manager  Discover, visualize, and manage both physical and virtual systems from a single console. ServeRAID Manager  Remotely manage IBM ServeRAID controllers. You can: −View controller status (arrays & LUNs) −Scan for new or removed drives −Manage (create, delete, increase) arrays and LUNs −Manage drives - change status (online/offline), assign hot spares −View the details and status of the external enclosure (if present) −View the event log IBM System Director 5.20 Extensions (1 of 2)
  34. 34. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Remote Deployment Manager  Update system firmware  Modify configuration settings  Install operating systems, service packs and applications  Clone multiple partitions  Securely erase data from disks  Allocate and deallocate Logical Unit Numbers (LUN) on a remote storage network Software Distribution  Allows users to import applications and data, build a software package, and distribute the package to IBM Systems Director managed systems  Standard edition - customers can only import software distributed by IBM and build a software package using the Systems Director Update Assistant wizard.  Premium edition – customers can greatly extend the capabilities of the tool up to the creation of fully customized packages Active Energy Manager  Manage the actual power consumption and thermal loads  It has the intelligence to control and manage datacenter server power utilization using: −Hardware, embedded management logic −Sensors and alerts exist to warn the user if limiting power to this server is affecting performance IBM System Director 5.20 Extensions (1 of 2)
  35. 35. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Topic 9 - Course Agenda > IBM Systems Director 6.1 > IBM Systems Director 6.1 and 5.2 Task Comparison > IBM Systems Director 5.2 > * Systems Management Hardware-Based Options * > Systems Management Cool Blue Options
  36. 36. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Mini-BMC BMC Remote Supervisor Adapter Advanced Management Module Mini Baseboard Management Controller  IPMI 1.5 compliant  Monitor voltages, temps, battery  Drive system LED’s except LightPath  Power control, system reset, and reboot  Used in value servers Baseboard Management Controller  Same features as mini-BMC plus the following:  IPMI 1.5 or 2.0 compliant, depending on system  Serial over LAN (SOL)  Drives LightPath  On all but value servers Remote Supervisor Adapter  Web interface and full SSL and other security module integrations  LDAP integration for authentication  Remote KVM support  Remote disk support  DNS, DHCP, SNMP, SLP  Standard in select servers and optional for most other servers in portfolio BladeCenter Adv Mgt Module  Web interface and full SSL and other security module integrations  LDAP integration for authentication  Remote KVM support  Remote disk support  DNS, DHCP, SNMP , SLP  USB Virtualization With concurrent capable blade  Concurrent KVM capable  Concurrent Remote Drive capable  Concurrent Media Tray capable IBM Systems Management hardware portfolio
  37. 37. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation IPMI BMC RSA-II Slimline Monitoring of system voltages Web Server Battery voltage monitor Graphical Console Redirection System temperature monitors Blue Screen Capture Fan speed control Save/Restore Configuration Fan tachometer monitor Remote Boot from floppy and CD Power Good signal monitor PXE Network Boot System ID and planar version detection VPD System power control IPMI support to ISMP System reset control DHCP, DNS, PPP NMI detection SSL, LDAP SMI detection and generation Login Profiles Serial Port text redirection Full SNMP Remind button detection e-mail alerts via SMTP System LEDs control (pwr, HDD activity, alert, heartbeat, etc) Pager alerts Control of Light path LEDs Device Drivers for in-band management Features of the BMC and RSA II Slimline
  38. 38. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Supported RSA II Overview (1 of 2) > Dedicated Ethernet interface  DHCP/DNS Support  Embedded Web Server  Telnet support > Dial-up support with PPP > User administration and security  Multiple login profiles  Multiple alert recipients > External power backup > Full remote control of hardware and operating systems  Remote Power Control  Remote Graphical Console  Independent of the server status RSA II Adapter
  39. 39. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Supported RSA II Overview (2 of 2) > Troubleshooting, Alerting and Environmental Monitoring  ASR (Automatic Server Restart)  Predictive Failure Notification (PFA)  Filterable Error Log  Integration with IBM Systems Director  SNMP alerts  Inventory Management (View VPD) > Remote update of firmware components > Windows “Blue Screen” Capture > Configuration backup / restore RSA II Adapter
  40. 40. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation RSA II and RSA II Slimline considerations > High speed remote video  Speed: up to 30 frames per second. Video compression is built into hardware  Seamless server console redirection with text and graphics, keyboard, and mouse (requires USB support in O/S) regardless of server state via standard web browser. > Remote CDROM and Floppy support  Remote floppy or CDROM drive can be mounted and functions as if it is attached to the server via USB cable  Requires USB support in O/S  Requires USB support in BIOS to be able to boot from remote device  Can remotely flash BIOS / Diags using this feature  Option to encrypt data during transmission. > SSL security on web browser based management inteRSAce  128-bit encryption  Can use self-signed certificate or certificate from CA RSA II Adapter
  41. 41. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Slide 48 Status LEDs Ethernet RJ45 Video DB-15 USB Dual Stack Serial Port (RJ45) Hot-Swap Advanced Management Module (Optional) Hot-Swap Redundant Advanced Management Module • Remote Keyboard/Video/Mouse • Remote Drive • USB Virtualization • Concurrent Keyboard/Video/Mouse (requires a concurrent capable blade server) • Concurrent Remote Drive (requires a concurrent capable blade server) • Concurrent Media Tray (requires a concurrent capable blade server) Updated 08/28/06 IBM BladeCenter Advanced Management Module (AMM)
  42. 42. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Slide 49 > These features are being added to allow greater granularity for access control > Great for different departments that share a common chassis > Allows groups to see only what they control  Networking  Storage  Servers Updated 08/28/06 IBM BladeCenter Advanced Management Module (AMM) Interface
  43. 43. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Light Path Diagnostics > Allows quick diagnosis of any type of server error  Introduced in 1998, now included in most System x, BladeCenter, and Blade Servers > Level 1 – Drop-down panel containing system status LEDs  LEDs that correspond to major server components  Includes Remind and Reset buttons > Level 2 – LED identifying suspect component  LEDs placed throughout server next to individual server components  Even without power to server, can be used for up to 12 hours Pop out Operator Information Panel Blade server Front Panel LEDs System board LEDs
  44. 44. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Topic 9 - Course Agenda > IBM Systems Director 6.1 > IBM Systems Director 6.1 and 5.2 Task Comparison > IBM Systems Director 5.2 > Systems Management Hardware-Based Options > * Systems Management Cool Blue Options*
  45. 45. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Cool Blue Portfolio of Technologies Cool Blue Portfolio of Technologies will deliver the management tools needed: > IBM Power Configurator > Active Energy Manager > Rear Door Heat eXchanger
  46. 46. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Cool Blue Energy Management Innovation Active Energy Manager
  47. 47. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation IBM Power Configurator > Get better information for up-front planning by sizing the power needs of your unique configurations > Select systems and IT infrastructure that best fit your data center infrastructure before you commit to buying the first serve > Available via the web for customers and IBM Business Partners > Tool provides the following useful information:  Power input (watts)  PDU sizing information (Amps=Advanced Minuteman Platform )  Heat Output (BTU=British Thermal Unit)  Airflow requirements through chassis (CFM-cubic feet per minute)  VA Rating (Voltage-Amps)  Leakage current (mAmps=milli-Amps)  Peak inrush current (Amps)
  48. 48. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation IBM Active Energy Manager Overview > Enables management of actual power consumption and resulting thermal loads > Intelligence to control and manage datacenter server power utilization  Hardware, embedded management logic  Sensors and alerts exist to warn the user if limiting power to this server is affecting performance > More accurate data center planning:  Actual power draw instead of conservative “label/spec power” estimates This tool can be downloaded from: www.ibm.com/systems/bladecenter /powerconfig/
  49. 49. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Active Energy Manager in Action
  50. 50. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Traditional Data Center Thermal Control Model
  51. 51. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Rear Door Heat eXchanger Maximum Performance Per Watt Per Sq Ft.
  52. 52. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Glossary of Terms Active Energy Manager Advanced Management Module Agent-less Management Baseboard Management Control Capacity Manager Cool Blue Common Agent Director Extensions IBM Systems Director 5.20x IBM Systems Director 6.2 Light Path Diagnostics Platform Agent Remote Supervisor Adapter Solution Framework Storage Manager
  53. 53. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Course Summary Having completed this topic, you should be able to: > Define the key functions in Systems Director 6.1 > List the three types of agents in Systems Director 6.1 > Identify the base and advanced plug-in managers in Systems Director 6.1 > Identify the systems management framework and topology IBM System Director 5.2 > List hardware based systems management options > Describe the major components of the Cool Blue Portfolio
  54. 54. IBM Systems & Technology Group Education & Sales Enablement © 2009 IBM Corporation Additional Resources IBM STG SMART Zone for more education: > http://lt.be.ibm.com/smartzone IBM System x and BladeCenter Power Configurator > http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/bladecenter/resources/powerconfig/index.htm IBM Rack and Power Solutions > http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/xseries/storage/rack.html / IBM System x Support > http://www-304.ibm.com/systems/support/supportsite.wss/brandmain?brandin

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