Sending SMI-S artificial indication

System Administrator Guide for VSP 5000 Series

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You can send an SMI-S artificial indication to determine whether the communication between the listeners and the SMI-S provider succeeds or fails.

  • SMI-S Provider software application must be installed.
  • The network environment is configured so that the computer on which the listener application operates is connected to the SVP.
  • The listeners are subscribed to the SMI-S provider.
  • You must have the Storage Administrator (View & Modify) role to perform this task.
  1. Close all Device Manager - Storage Navigator sessions connected to the related SMI-S provider.
  2. On the Device Manager - Storage Navigator computer, open a web browser and enter the following URL to open the Tool Panel dialog box.
  3. In the Tool Panel dialog box, click SMI-S Artificial Indication. The SMI-S Artificial Indication dialog box opens.
  4. In the SMI-S Artificial Indication dialog box, enter the user ID and password, and click Test. The testing begins.
  5. When the test communication is completed, SMI-S Artificial Indication Result window opens. In the SMI-S Artificial Indication Result window, click OK.

    The dialog box closes and the display returns to the SMI-S Artificial Indication dialog box.

    Note: If the SMI-S artificial indication fails, an error message and a code display. Resolve the problem described in the error message.