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FusionServer Pro E9000 Server iBMC (Earlier Than V250) User Guide 31

This document describes the underlying management software Intelligent Baseboard Management Controller (iBMC) of the servers.
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Alarm & SEL

Alarm & SEL

Current Alarms

Function Description

The Current Alarms page provides information about all the active alarms that have not been cleared.

GUI

Choose Alarm & SEL from the main menu, and select Current Alarms from the navigation tree.

The Current Alarms page is displayed.



Parameter Description
Table 2-19 Parameters in the current alarms list

Parameter

Description

Severity

Severity of an alarm.

Value: Critical, Major, or Minor

  • : A critical alarm may power off the server, and even interrupt system services. You must take corrective action immediately.
  • : A major alarm has a major impact on the system. It affects the normal operating of the system or may cause service interruption.
  • : A minor alarm has a minor impact on the system, but you need to take corrective action as soon as possible to prevent a more severe alarm.

Object Type

Type of the component, for which the alarm was generated.

Description

Supplementary information about the alarm.

Generation Time

Date and time when the alarm was generated.

Event Code Uniquely identifies an alarm.
Suggestion Suggestions on how to clear the alarm.

Click to view the suggestions.

Procedure
  1. Choose Alarm & SEL from the main menu, and select Current Alarms from the navigation tree.

    The Current Alarms page is displayed.

  2. View alarm information.

    You can click next to an event type to view alarm details, and click to collapse it.

System Event

Function Description

The System Event page allows you to view, download, and delete system events.

GUI

Choose Alarm & SEL from the main menu, and select System Event from the navigation tree.

The System Event page is displayed.



Parameter Description
Table 2-20 Parameters in the system event list

Parameter

Description

Severity

Severity of the system event.

Value: All, Critical, Major, Minor, or Normal

ID

Serial number of the system event.

Event Type

Type of the component, for which the system event was generated.

Event Description

Supplementary information about the system event.

Generation Time

Date and time when the system event was generated.

Status

Status of the system event.

Value:

  • Asserted: indicates that a system event is generated.
  • Deasserted: indicates that a system event is cleared.
Event Code Uniquely identifies the system event.
Suggestion Suggestions on how to clear the system event.

Click to view the suggestions.

Procedure

Searching for System Events

  1. Choose Alarm & SEL from the main menu, and select System Event from the navigation tree.

    The System Event page is displayed.

  2. Specify search criteria.

    For details about the parameters, see Table 2-21.

    Table 2-21 Description for search criteria

    Parameter

    Description

    Severity

    Severity of the system event.

    Value: All, Critical, Major, Minor, or Normal

    Event type

    Component for which the system event was generated.

    Value: the value range varies according to the server model.

    Generation time

    Time period within which the system events were generated.

    Value:
    • Today
    • Recent 7 days
    • Recent 30 days
    • Custom
    NOTE:

    If you select Custom, you must specify the start date and end date.

    Event description or code

    Description or code of the system event.

    Enter the event description or event code, and click or press Enter.

Deleting All System Events

Deleted system events cannot be restored. Exercise caution when deleting system events.

  1. On the System Event page, click Clear Logs.

    A message is displayed asking you whether to clear the logs.

  2. Click Yes.

Downloading System Events

  1. On the System Event page, click Download Logs.

    The Save dialog box is displayed.

  2. Specify a directory for saving the downloaded file.
  3. Click Save.

    The downloaded file is saved to the specified directory on the local PC.

Alarm Settings

Function Description

The Alarm Settings page allows you to configure:

  • Syslog notifications: enables logs to be sent to a third-party server via syslog messages.

  • Trap notifications: enables alarms, events, and trap properties to be sent to a third-party server via trap messages.

    NOTE:

    Traps are messages that are sent from the iBMC to a third-party server without being explicitly requested. Traps are used to report events and critical, major, and minor alarms.

  • Email notifications: enables an email to be sent to the specified mailboxes over a Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) server when an alarm is generated.

GUI

Choose Alarm & SEL from the main menu, and select Alarm Settings from the navigation tree.

The Alarm Settings page is displayed.



Parameter Description
Table 2-22 Syslog Notification Settings

Parameter

Description

Syslog Alarm Notifications

Function for sending notifications through syslog messages.

Click or , and click Save.

  • To enable it, set this parameter to .
  • To disable it, set this parameter to .
Syslog Server Identity

Source of the syslog message.

Value:

  • Board Serial Number
  • Product Asset Tag
  • Host Name

Alarm Severities

Severities of alarms to be sent through syslog messages.

Value:

  • All: Events and minor, major, and critical alarms are sent.
  • Critical: Only critical alarms are sent.
  • Major: Only major alarms are sent.
  • Minor: Only minor alarms are sent.
  • Normal: Only informational events are sent.

Transmission Protocol

Protocol used to transmit syslog messages between the iBMC and the syslog server.

Values:

  • TLS: a connection-oriented protocol that ensures confidentiality and integrity of the transmitted data.
  • TCP: a connection-oriented protocol that sends data only after a reliable connection is set up between the sender and the receiver.
  • UDP: a connectionless protocol that sends data without establishing a connection between the sender and the receiver.

Authentication Mode

Mode for authenticating syslog certificates. Set this parameter only when Transmission Protocol is TLS.

Value:

  • One-way: authenticates only the syslog server certificate.
  • Two-way: authenticates certificates of both the syslog server and client.

Server Root Certificate

Certificate used to verify the messages sent from the syslog server before a connection is established.

Root Certificate Info

Information about the server root certificate uploaded. The certificate information includes the following:

  • Authority that issued the root certificate.
  • User to which the root certificate was issued.
  • Validity period of the root certificate.
  • Serial number of the root certificate.

Set Syslog Server and Message Format

No.

Channel for sending syslog messages. A maximum of four channels can be set.

Current Status

Current status of the channel, which can be enabled or disabled.

indicates disabled, and indicates enabled.

Server Address

Address of the syslog server.

Syslog Port

Port number of the syslog server.

Log Type

Type of logs contained in the syslog message.

Test

Function to test whether the syslog channel is available.

Click Test for a channel. If "Operation successful" is displayed, the channel is available.

Click . The following parameters are displayed:

Current Status

Current status of the channel, which can be enabled or disabled.

Click or , and click Save.

  • To enable it, set this parameter to .
  • To disable it, set this parameter to .

Server Address

Address of the syslog server.

Value: IPv4 or IPv6 address, or domain name

NOTE:

Enter a domain name if Transmission Protocol is TLS. In addition, DNS information must have been correctly configured on Configure > Network Settings.

Syslog Port

Port number of the syslog server.

Value range: 1 to 65535

Log Type

Type of logs reported through syslog messages.

Values: All, Operation, Security, and Event

Table 2-23 Trap Alarm Notification Settings

Parameter

Description

Trap Function

Function for sending alarms through trap messages.

Click or , and click Save.

  • To enable it, set this parameter to .
  • To disable it, set this parameter to .

Trap Version

SNMP version used for sending traps.

Value:
  • SNMPv1: the first official SNMP version defined in Request for Comments (RFC) 1157.
  • SNMPv2c: a version added community-based management architecture to SNMPv2.
  • SNMPv3: a version added security and remote configuration enhancements to SNMP.
NOTE:
  • SNMPv3 trap is recommended. Exercise caution when using SNMPv1 and SNMPv2c, because they pose security risks.
  • For details about how to set authentication and encryption algorithms for SNMPv3, see System Settings.

Default value: SNMPv1

Choose SNMPv3 User

SNMPv3 user name. Set this parameter only when Trap Version is SNMPv3.

The default user is root.

Trap Mode

Mode for reporting trap information.

Value:
  • OID: Use the OID of an SNMP node to identify a trap event.
  • Event Code: Use the event code to identify a trap event.
Trap Server Identity

Source of the trap message.

Value:
  • Board Serial Number
  • Product Asset Tag
  • Host Name

Community Name

SNMP community string for trap authentication if SNMPv1 or SNMPv2c is used.

The value range varies depending on whether password complexity check is enabled.

  • If password complexity check is disabled, the value is a string of 1 to 18 characters consisting of letters, digits, and special characters (excluding spaces).
  • If password complexity check is enabled, the community name must meet the following requirements:
    • Contain 8 to 18 characters
    • Contain at least two of the following: uppercase letters A to Z, lowercase letters a to z, digits 0 to 9
    • Contain at least one of the following special characters: `~!@#$%^&*()-_=+\|[{}];:'",<.>/?
    • Have at least two new characters when compared with the previous community name.
    • Cannot contain spaces.

Default value: TrapAdmin12#$

Confirm Community Name

Enter the community name again for consistency.

Set Alarm Severities

Severities of alarms to be sent to a third-party server through trap messages.

Value:
  • All: Events and minor, major, and critical alarms are sent.
  • Critical: Only critical alarms are sent.
  • Major: Only major alarms are sent.
  • Minor: Only minor alarms are sent.
  • Normal: Only events are sent.

Set Trap Server and Message Format

No.

Identifies a trap channel for sending alarms. A maximum of four channels can be specified.

Test

Function for testing whether the trap channel is available.

Click Test for a channel. If "Operation successful" is displayed, the channel is available.

Click . The following parameters are displayed:

Current State

Current status of the trap channel.

Click or , and click Save.

  • To enable it, set this parameter to .
  • To disable it, set this parameter to .

Trap Server IP Address

Server address for receiving alarms sent through trap messages. The server address can be an IPv4 or IPv6 address.

Trap Port

Port number for receiving alarms sent through trap messages.

Value range: 1 to 65535

Default value: 162

NOTE:

To restore the default trap port number 162, click Restore Defaults.

Message Delimiter

Delimiter that separates the keywords in trap messages. For example, ;.

Select Message Content

Content to be included in trap messages.

Display Keyword in Message

Specifies whether to display the specified keywords in trap messages.

NOTE:
An example will be provided on the right of the check box depending on whether Message Delimiter, Select Message Content, or Display Keyword in Message are selected.
Table 2-24 Alarm Email Notification Settings

Parameter

Description

SMTP Function

Function for sending email notifications through the SMTP server.

  • indicates the SMTP function is enabled.
  • indicates the SMTP function is disabled.

SMTP Server Address

IPv4 or IPv6 address of the SMTP server.

Click or , and click Save.

  • To enable it, set this parameter to .
  • To disable it, set this parameter to .
NOTE:

The iBMC does not support domain name resolution. The SMTP server domain name is not supported in the SMTP Server Address text box.

TLS Enabled

Function for enabling Transport Layer Security (TLS) for data transmission.

If TLS is disabled, data is transmitted in plain text.

NOTE:
  • By default, the SMTP server supports TLS. You are advised to enable the TLS function for security purposes.
  • After enabling TLS on the iBMC WebUI, enable TLS and configure identity authentication on the SMTP server. The SMTP server can receive emails from the iBMC only after TLS is enabled.

Anonymous Login Allowed

Function for allowing anonymous login.

If anonymous login is allowed, the SMTP server transfers alarm emails without authenticating user name and password.

If anonymous login is not allowed, the SMTP server transfers alarm emails only after the correct user name and password are entered. The user name and password must have been set on the SMTP server.

NOTE:
By default, the SMTP server does not allow anonymous login. For security purposes, do not use anonymous login.

Set Email Info

Sender User Name/Sender Password

User name and password used when Anonymous Login Allowed is set to No.

The user name and password must be the same as the user name and password set on the SMTP server.

Value range:
  • User name: a string of 1 to 64 characters, consisting of letters, digits, and special characters. It cannot be left blank.
  • Password: a string of 1 to 50 characters
NOTE:

If the SMTP function is disabled, Sender User Name and Sender Password can be empty.

Sender Address

Email address from which alarms are sent.

Value: a string of up to 255 characters

The value can contain letters, digits, and special characters.

Email Subject/Email Subject Contains

Subject of the email.

Value: a string of 0 to 255 characters, consisting of letters, digits, and special characters.

Enter the subject in Email Subject, and select the keywords to be contained in the email subject.

For example, if you select Host Name and Board serial number, the email subject will contain the host name and board serial number.

Select Alarm Severities

Severities of alarms to be sent through the SMTP server.

Value:
  • All: Events and minor, major, and critical alarms are sent.
  • Critical: Only critical alarms are sent.
  • Major: Only major alarms are sent.
  • Minor: Only minor alarms are sent.
  • Normal: Only events are sent.

Set Recipient Addresses

Email addresses for receiving emails. The addresses must have been set on the SMTP server.

Value: a string of up to 255 characters in the xx@xxx.xx format.

The value can contain letters, digits, and special characters.

Description

Supplementary information about email addresses for receiving emails.

Value: a string of 0 to 255 characters, consisting of letters, digits, and special characters.

Test

Function to test whether an email can be successfully sent to the recipient.

OFF/ON

Function for enabling or disabling an email address.

Click or , and click Save.

  • To enable it, set this parameter to .
  • To disable it, set this parameter to .
Procedure

Setting Syslog Notification

  1. Choose Alarm & SEL from the main menu, and select Alarm Settings from the navigation tree.

    The Alarm Settings page is displayed.

  2. Set syslog notification parameters.

    For details about the parameters, see Table 2-22.

  3. Click Save.

    If "Operation Successful" is displayed, the syslog notification is set successfully.

Setting Trap Notification

  1. Set trap notification parameters.

    For details about the parameters, see Table 2-23.

  2. Click Save.

    If "Operation Successful" is displayed, the trap notification is set successfully.

Setting Email Notification

  1. Set email notification parameters.

    For details about the parameters, see Table 2-24.

  2. Click Save.

    If "Operation Successful" is displayed, the email notification is set successfully.

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