DCImanager Administrator

Supported devices

DCImanager supports management of the following types of equipment:

  • switches;
  • power distributors (PDU);
  • IPMI.

DCImanager uses special modules called handlers to manage the equipment. The article contains information about available handlers and their compatibility with specific models of equipment.

Note

Handlers described below may operate incorrectly with particular devices. Full functionality of the handler is guaranteed for devices from the column Tested on devices with the specified version of firmware.

Switch handlers


HandlerTested on devicesInformation

Protocols used

SNMP CommonCisco Catalyst WS-C3560E-24TD (SW Version: 12.2(58)SE1)
Cisco Catalyst 2960
Suitable for most switches that support SNMP management. We recommend using a special handler for Cisco Catalyst switches.SNMPv1/v2c/v3
Cisco Catalyst (SNMP)Cisco Catalyst WS-C3560E-24TD (SW Version: 12.2(58)SE1)
Cisco Catalyst 2960
Suitable for some Cisco switches running on Catalyst OS.SNMPv1/v2c/v3
Cisco NexusCisco Nexus 5000 Switch (System version: 7.1(1)N1(1))Suitable for some Cisco Nexus Series switches. Most operations are performed via NxAPI. Enable NxAPI access in the switch settings.NxAPI
Juniper (NetConf)
Juniper EX2200-48T-4G (Junos: 15.1R6.7)Suitable for some Juniper switches.NetConf, SSH
Juniper ELS (NetConf)Juniper EX4300-48P (Junos: 18.4R2.7)
Juniper EX3400-48T (Junos: 15.1X53-D591.1)
Suitable for some Juniper switches with ELS support.NetConf, SSH
Juniper Junos 12 (NetConf)Model: EX4200-48PX (Junos: 12.3R12-S12)Suitable for some Juniper switches with ОС Junos 12.X.NetConf, SSH
AristaArista DCS-7010T-48-R (Software image version: 4.21.10M-INT)Suitable for use with some Arista switches. Enable eAPI in the switch settings for connection.eAPI

PDU handlers


HandlerTested on devicesInformation

Protocols used

APC PDU (SNMP)APC AP7953, AP8953, AP8959
Suitable for use with some APC PDUs.
SNMPv1/v2c/v3

IPMI handlers


HandlerInformationProtocols used
IPMI v1.5/v2Suitable for IPMI devices that use the IPMI v1.5/v2.0 protocol.IPMI v1.5/v2.0
IPMI v2 (lanplus)Suitable for IPMI devices that use IPMI v2.0 (lanplus) protocol.IPMI v2.0 (lanplus)

Connection to the IPMI web interface is supported for most equipment manufacturers; connection to the IPMI console — for Supermicro, Cisco, HP iLO3, iLO4, Dell iDRAC 8 equipment.

Intel AMT handlers


HandlerInformationProtocol used
Intel AMTSuitable for Intel AMT devices that use the WS-Management (WS-Man) protocol.WS-Management