How does eG Enterprise monitor Brocade SAN Switch?

The eG Enterprise is capable of monitoring the Brocade SAN Switch in an agentless manner using the using SNMP. The eG external agent periodically checks the SNMP MIB of the Brocade SAN Switch for fetching metrics related to the performance of the Brocade SAN Switch.

Managing the Brocade SAN Switch

The eG Enterprise cannot automatically discover a Brocade SAN Switch so that you need to manually add the component for monitoring. To manage a Brocade SAN Switch component, do the following:

  1. Log into the eG administrative interface.
  2. Follow the Components -> Add/Modify menu sequence in the Infrastructure tile of the Admin menu.
  3. In the COMPONENT page that appears next, select Brocade SAN Switch as the Component type. Then, click the Add New Component button. This will invoke .

    Figure 1 : Adding a Brocade SAN Switch component

  4. When you attempt to sign out, a list of unconfigured tests appears.

    Figure 2 : List of unconfigured tests to be configured for the Brocade SAN Switch

  5. Click on any test in the list of unconfigured tests. For instance, click on the Fibre Port Status test to configure it. In the page that appears, specify the parameters as shown in Figure 3.

    Figure 3 : Configuring the Fibre Port Status test

    To know how to configure the tests, refer to the Monitoring Brocade SAN Switches. To know how to configure the Device Uptime test and Network Interfaces test, refer to Monitoring Cisco Router.

  6. Finally, signout of the eG administrative interface.