Monitoring and managing IBM FlashSystem V840 storage systems highlights the new release of IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.2.3
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Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.2.3 has added support in the following areas:
Tivoli Storage Productivity Center provides similar interoperability for a FlashSystem V840 storage system as it already does for a SVC/Storwize system. You are able to collect and display the same type of data and also enable the similiar features.
Once you add the FlashSystem V840 storage system for monitoring a probe is automatically run to collect status and asset information. You can configure block storage for this storage system. The method that the FlashSystem V840 storage system uses for managing data determines the internal resources that you are able to monitor.
When the collection of data is complete, you can view status information and capacity data about the FlashSystem V840 storage system on the Storage Systems page of the web-based GUI. You can view details and use the various charts and graphs to further enhance your performance troubleshooting and capacity planning.
Adding GPFS clusters and GSS systems
Troubleshooting fabric performance and connectivity
You can also use the web-based GUI to view inter-switch information connections between Brocade switches, for example, inter-switch links (ISLs) and ISL trunks. The new Inter-Switch Connections page contains this information.
For more information about inter-switch connections, access the product online help when viewing the associated fabrics or switches.
Monitoring storage capacity by tier
Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.2.3 is available as a refresh pack
Note that this refresh pack is a full version of Tivoli Storage Productivity Center and can be applied as an upgrade to any Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V4.2.2.x, V5.1.x or V5.2.x system. The refresh pack media does not include a license key. You must have a license key to perform a new installation. If you are applying this refresh pack as an upgrade, your existing license will be transferred.
For more information on the new features and enhancements in Tivoli Storage Productivity Center, V5.2.3, see the IBM