IBM Hardware Performance and Resource Optimization Pack for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager - IBM BladeCenter and System x



IBM Hardware Performance and Resource Optimization Pack for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager, v5.0.1

The IBM Hardware PRO Pack for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager, v5.0.1 provides the ability to monitor and manage alerts for the physical host resources in a virtualized environment.
 
The following offering is part of the IBM Upward Integration for Microsoft System Center. Activation licenses can be purchased by contacting your IBM representative or an IBM Business Partner..

Key features include:

  • Detailed system health information for physical servers hosting virtual machines while managing Hyper-V or Virtual Server environments
  • Comprehensive health state monitoring of physical processors, memory, hard disks, fans, power supplies, temperature and voltage on IBM System x and blade x86/x64 virtual host servers
  • Automated VM Migration support based on hardware failure events or power consumption threshold exceptions for UEFI/IMM System X Servers and Blades running Windows 2012, Windows 2008 & R2, Hyper V or Virtual Server
  • Advisory PRO tips in the event of existing or predictive hardware problems that warrant VMM administrative operations
  • BladeCenter and Blade hardware health correlation and event propagation
  • Support Multilanguage: English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Russian

Note: Power Monitoring support available for systems denoted below with an " * "

Supported systems:

  • IBM BladeCenter HS12 (8014, 8028)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS21 (8853)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS22 (7870*)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS22V (7871*)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS23 (7875*, 1929)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS23E (8038*,8039*)
  • IBM BladeCenter HX5 (7872*)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS21 (7971)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS22 (7901)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS41 (7972)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS42 (7902)
  • IBM Flex System x240 Computer Node (7906*, 2585*)
  • IBM Flex System x240 Computer Node (8737*, 8738*, 7863*)
  • IBM Flex System x440 Compute Node (7917*)
  • IBM System x3250 M3 (4251*, 4252*)
  • IBM System x3250 M5 (5458)
  • IBM System x3300 M4 (7382*)
  • IBM System x3350 (4192)
  • IBM System x3400 M3 (7378*, 7379*)
  • IBM System x3500 M3 (7380*)
  • IBM System x3500 M3 (7383*)
  • IBM System x3530 M4 (7160*)
  • IBM System x3550 (7978)
  • IBM System x3550 M3 (7944*)
  • IBM System x3550 M4 (7914*)
  • IBM System x3620 M3 (7376*)
  • IBM System x3630 M3 (7377*)
  • IBM System x3630 M4 (7158*)
  • IBM System x3650 (7979)
  • IBM System x3650 M3 (7945*)
  • IBM System x3650 M4 (7915*)
  • IBM System x3650 M4 HD (5460)
  • IBM System x3690 X5 (7147, 7148*)
  • IBM System x3750 M4 (8722*,8733*)
  • IBM System x3755 (7163)
  • IBM System x3755 M3 (7164)
  • IBM System x3850 M2 (7141)
  • IBM System x3850 X5 (7145)
  • IBM System x3850 X6 (3837, 3839 )
  • IBM System x3950 M2 (7141)
  • IBM System x3950 X5 (7145)
  • IBM System x3950 X6 (3837, 3839 )
  • IBM System x iDataPlex dx360 M4 (7912*, 7913*)
  • IBM NeXtScale nx360 M4 (5455)

Supported Microsoft versions:

  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 SP1
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2

File Details:

Version:      v5.0.0
Release Date:      2013-12-06

File link      File description
ibm_sw_propack_5.0.0_windows_32-64
    

IBM Hardware PRO Pack for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager, v5.0.1

ibm_sw_propack-5.0_windows_32-64_ug_en.pdf      User's Guide (English)
ibm_sw_propack-5.0_windows_32-64_rn_en.pdf     

Release Notes (English)

ibm_sw_propack-5.0_windows_32-64_ug_fr.pdf   User's Guide (French)
ibm_sw_propack-5.0_windows_32-64_rn_fr.pdf  

Release Notes (French)

ibm_sw_propack-5.0_windows_32-64_ug_jp.pdf   User's Guide (Japanese)
ibm_sw_propack-5.0 windows_32-64_rn_jp.pdf  

Release Notes (Japanese)


 

IBM Hardware Performance and Resource Optimization Pack for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager, v4.5

The IBM Hardware PRO Pack for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager, v4.5 provides the ability to monitor and manage alerts for the physical host resources in a virtualized environment.
 
The following offering is part of the IBM Upward Integration for Microsoft System Center. Activation licenses can be purchased by contacting your IBM representative or an IBM Business Partner..

Key features include:

  • Detailed system health information for physical servers hosting virtual machines while managing Hyper-V or Virtual Server environments
  • Comprehensive health state monitoring of physical processors, memory, hard disks, fans, power supplies, temperature and voltage on IBM System x and blade x86/x64 virtual host servers
  • Automated VM Migration support based on hardware failure events or power consumption threshold exceptions for UEFI/IMM System X Servers and Blades running Windows 2012, Windows 2008 & R2, Hyper V or Virtual Server
  • Advisory PRO tips in the event of existing or predictive hardware problems that warrant VMM administrative operations
  • BladeCenter and Blade hardware health correlation and event propagation
  • Multilanguage support: English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese

Note: Power Monitoring support available for systems denoted below with an " * "

Supported systems:

  • IBM BladeCenter HS12 (8014, 8028)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS21 (8853)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS22 (7870*)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS22V (7871*)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS23 (7875*, 1929)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS23E (8038*,8039*)
  • IBM BladeCenter HX5 (7872*)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS21 (7971)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS22 (7901)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS41 (7972)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS42 (7902)
  • IBM Flex System x240 Computer Node (7906*, 2585*)
  • IBM Flex System x240 Computer Node (8737*, 8738*, 7863*)
  • IBM Flex System x440 Compute Node (7917*)
  • IBM System x3250 M3 (4251*, 4252*)
  • IBM System x3300 M4 (7382*)
  • IBM System x3350 (4192)
  • IBM System x3400 M3 (7378*, 7379*)
  • IBM System x3500 M3 (7380*)
  • IBM System x3500 M3 (7383*)
  • IBM System x3530 M4 (7160*)
  • IBM System x3550 (7978)
  • IBM System x3550 M3 (7944*)
  • IBM System x3550 M4 (7914*)
  • IBM System x3620 M3 (7376*)
  • IBM System x3630 M3 (7377*)
  • IBM System x3630 M4 (7158*)
  • IBM System x3650 (7979)
  • IBM System x3650 M3 (7945*)
  • IBM System x3650 M4 (7915*)
  • IBM System x3690 X5 (7147, 7148*)
  • IBM System x3750 M4 (8722*,8733*)
  • IBM System x3755 (7163)
  • IBM System x3755 M3 (7164)
  • IBM System x3850 / x3950 M2 (7141)
  • IBM System x3850 / x3950 X5 (7145)
  • IBM System x iDataPlex dx360 M4 (7912*, 7913*)

Supported Microsoft versions:

  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 SP1

File Details:

Version:      v4.5
Release Date:      2013-06-07

File link      File description
ibm_sw_propack_4.5_windows_32-64.exe
    

IBM Hardware PRO Pack for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager, v4.5

ibm_sw_propack-4.5_windows_32-64_ug_en.pdf      User's Guide (English)
ibm_sw_propack-4.5_windows_32-64_rn_en.pdf     

Release Notes (English)

ibm_sw_propack-4.5_windows_32-64_ug_fr.pdf   User's Guide (French)
ibm_sw_propack-4.5_windows_32-64_rn_fr.pdf  

Release Notes (French)

ibm_sw_propack-4.5_windows_32-64_ug_jp.pdf   User's Guide (Japanese)
ibm_sw_propack-4.5_windows_32-64_rn_jp.pdf  

Release Notes (Japanese)


IBM Hardware Performance and Resource Optimization Pack for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager, v4.0

The IBM Hardware PRO Pack for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager, v4.0 provides the ability to monitor and manage alerts for the physical host resources in a virtualized environment.
 
The following offering is part of the IBM Upward Integration for Microsoft System Center. Activation licenses can be purchased by contacting your IBM representative or an IBM Business Partner..

Key features include:

  • Detailed system health information for physical servers hosting virtual machines while managing Hyper-V or Virtual Server environments
  • Comprehensive health state monitoring of physical processors, memory, hard disks, fans, power supplies, temperature and voltage on IBM System x and blade x86/x64 virtual host servers
  • Automated VM Migration support based on hardware failure events or power consumption threshold exceptions for UEFI/IMM System X Servers and Blades running Windows 2008 & R2, Hyper V or Virtual Server
  • Advisory PRO tips in the event of existing or predictive hardware problems that warrant VMM administrative operations
  • BladeCenter and Blade hardware health correlation and event propagation
  • Multilanguage support: English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese

Note: Power Monitoring support available for systems denoted below with an " * "

Supported systems:

  • IBM BladeCenter HS12 (8014, 8028)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS21 (8853)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS22 (7870*)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS22V (7871*)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS23 (7875*, 1929)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS23E (8038*,8039*)
  • IBM BladeCenter HX5 (7872*)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS21 (7971)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS22 (7901)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS41 (7972)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS42 (7902)
  • IBM Flex System x240 Computer Node (7906*, 2585*)
  • IBM Flex System x240 Computer Node (8737*, 8738*, 7863*)
  • IBM Flex System x440 Compute Node (7917*)
  • IBM System x3250 M3 (4251*, 4252*)
  • IBM System x3300 M4 (7382*)
  • IBM System x3350 (4192)
  • IBM System x3400 M3 (7378*, 7379*)
  • IBM System x3500 M3 (7380*)
  • IBM System x3500 M3 (7383*)
  • IBM System x3530 M4 (7160*)
  • IBM System x3550 (7978)
  • IBM System x3550 M3 (7944*)
  • IBM System x3550 M4 (7914*)
  • IBM System x3620 M3 (7376*)
  • IBM System x3630 M3 (7377*)
  • IBM System x3630 M4 (7158*)
  • IBM System x3650 (7979)
  • IBM System x3650 M3 (7945*)
  • IBM System x3650 M4 (7915*)
  • IBM System x3690 X5 (7147, 7148*)
  • IBM System x3750 M4 (8722*,8733*)
  • IBM System x3755 (7163)
  • IBM System x3755 M3 (7164)
  • IBM System x3850 / x3950 M2 (7141)
  • IBM System x3850 / x3950 X5 (7145)
  • IBM System x iDataPlex dx360 M4 (7912*, 7913*)

Supported Microsoft versions:

  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 SP1

File Details:

Version:      v4.0.9
Release Date:      2013-01-25

File link      File description
ibmhwpropack_4.0.9_win_x86x64.exe     

IBM Hardware PRO Pack for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager, v4.0

ibm_sw_propack-4.0_windows_32-64_ug_en.pdf      User's Guide (English)
ibm_sw_propack-4.0_windows_32-64_rn_en.pdf     

Release Notes (English)

ibm_sw_propack-4.0_windows_32-64_ug_fr.pdf   User's Guide (French)
ibm_sw_propack-4.0_windows_32-64_rn_fr.pdf  

Release Notes (French)

ibm_sw_propack-4.0_windows_32-64_ug_jp.pf   User's Guide (Japanese)
ibm_sw_propack-4.0_windows_32-64_rn_jp.pdf  

Release Notes (Japanese)


IBM Hardware Performance and Resource Optimization Pack for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager, v3.2

The IBM Hardware PRO Pack for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager, v3.2 provides the ability to monitor and manage alerts for the physical host resources in a virtualized environment.
 
The following offering is part of the IBM Upward Integration for Microsoft System Center. Activation licenses can be purchased by contacting your IBM representative or an IBM Business Partner.

Key features include:

  • Support Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2012
  • Comprehensive health state monitoring of physical processors, memory, hard disks, fans, power supplies, temperature and voltage on IBM System x and blade x86/x64 virtual host servers
  • Detailed system health information for physical servers hosting virtual machines while managing Hyper-V or Virtual Server environments
  • Automated VM Migration support based on hardware failure events or power consumption threshold exceptions for UEFI/IMM System X Servers and Blades running Windows 2008 & R2, Hyper V or Virtual Server
  • Advisory PRO tips in the event of existing or predictive hardware problems that warrant VMM administrative operations
  • BladeCenter and Blade hardware health correlation and event propagation

Note: Power Monitoring support available for systems denoted below with an " * "

Supported systems:

  • IBM BladeCenter HS12 (8014, 8028)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS21 (8853)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS22 (7870*)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS22V (7871*)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS23 (7875*, 1929)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS23E (8038*, 8039*)
  • IBM BladeCenter HX5 (7872*)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS21 (7971)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS22 (7901)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS41 (7972)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS42 (7902)
  • IBM Flex System x220 Computer Node (7906*, 2585*)
  • IBM Flex System x240 Computer Node (8737*, 8738*, 7863*)
  • IBM System x3250 M3 (4251*, 4252*)
  • IBM System x3350 (4192)
  • IBM System x3400 M3 (7378*, 7379*)
  • IBM System x3500 M3 (7380*)
  • IBM System x3500 M3 (7383*)
  • IBM System x3530 M4 (7160*)
  • IBM System x3550 (7978)
  • IBM System x3550 M3 (7944*)
  • IBM System x3550 M4 (7914*)
  • IBM System x3620 M3 (7376*)
  • IBM System x3630 M3 (7377*)
  • IBM System x3630 M4 (7158*)
  • IBM System x3650 (7979)
  • IBM System x3650 M3 (7945*)
  • IBM System x3650 M4 (7915*)
  • IBM System x3690 X5 (7147, 7148*)
  • IBM System x3750 M4 (8722*,8733*)
  • IBM System x3755 (7163)
  • IBM System x3755 M3 (7164)
  • IBM System x3850 / x3950 M2 (7141)
  • IBM System x3850 / x3950 X5 (7145)
  • IBM System x iDataPlex dx360 M4 (7912*, 7913*)

Supported Microsoft versions:

  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012

File Details:

Version:      v3.2.5
Release Date:      2012-07-27

File link      File description
ibm_hw_propack_v3.2.5_setup.exe     

IBM Hardware PRO Pack for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager, v3.2

ibm_hw_propack_v3.2_users_guide.pdf      User's Guide
ibm_hw_propack_v3.2_release_notes.pdf     

Release Notes


IBM Hardware Performance and Resource Optimization Pack for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, v3.1

The IBM Hardware PRO Pack for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, v3.1 provides the ability to monitor and manage alerts for the physical host resources in a virtualized environment.
 
The following offering is part of the IBM Upward Integration for Microsoft System Center. Activation licenses can be purchased by contacting your IBM representative or an IBM Business Partner.

Key features include:

  • Detailed system health information for physical servers hosting virtual machines while managing Hyper-V or Virtual Server environments
  • Comprehensive health state monitoring of physical processors, memory, hard disks, fans, power supplies, temperature and voltage on IBM System x and blade x86/x64 virtual host servers
  • Automated VM Migration support based on hardware failure events or power consumption threshold exceptions for UEFI/IMM System X Servers and Blades running Windows  2008 & R2, Hyper V or Virtual Server
  • Advisory PRO tips in the event of existing or predictive hardware problems that warrant VMM administrative operations
  • BladeCenter and Blade hardware health correlation and event propagation

Note: Power Monitoring support available for systems denoted below with an " * "

Supported systems:

  • IBM BladeCenter HS12 (8014, 8028)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS21 (8853)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS22 (7870*)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS22V (7871*)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS23 (7875*, 1929)
  • IBM BladeCenter HX5 (7872*)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS21 (7971)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS22 (7901)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS41 (7972)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS42 (7902)
  • IBM System x3250 M3 (4251*, 4252*)
  • IBM System x3350 (4192)
  • IBM System x3400 M3 (7378*, 7379*)
  • IBM System x3500 M3 (7380*)
  • IBM System x3500 M$ (7383*)
  • IBM System x3550 (7978)
  • IBM System x3550 M3 (7944*)
  • IBM System x3550 M4 (7914*)
  • IBM System x3620 M3 (7376*)
  • IBM System x3630 M3 (7377*)
  • IBM System x3650 (7979)
  • IBM System x3650 M3 (7945*)
  • IBM System x3650 M4 (7915*)
  • IBM System x3690 X5 (7147, 7148*)
  • IBM System x3755 (7163)
  • IBM System x3755 M3 (7164)
  • IBM System x3850 / x3950 M2 (7141)
  • IBM System x3850 / x3950 X5 (7145)
  • IBM System x iDataPlex dx360 M4 (7912*, 7913*)

Supported Microsoft versions:

  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1

File Details:

Version:      v3.1
Release Date:      2011-12-16

File link      File description
ibm_hw_propack_v3.1.3_setup.exe     

IBM Hardware PRO Pack for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, v3.1

ibm_hw_propack_v3.1_users_guide.pdf      User's Guide
ibm_hw_propack_v3.1_release_notes.pdf     

Release Notes


IBM Hardware Performance and Resource Optimization Pack for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, v3.0

The IBM Hardware PRO Pack for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, v3.0 provides the ability to monitor and manage alerts for the physical host resources in a virtualized environment.
 
The following offering is part of the IBM Upward Integration for Microsoft System Center. Activation licenses can be purchased by contacting your IBM representative or an IBM Business Partner.

Key features include:

  • Detailed system health information for physical servers hosting virtual machines while managing Hyper-V or Virtual Server environments
  • Comprehensive health state monitoring of physical processors, memory, hard disks, fans, power supplies, temperature and voltage on IBM System x and blade x86/x64 virtual host servers
  • Automated VM Migration support based on hardware failure events or power consumption threshold exceptions for UEFI/IMM System X Servers and Blades running Windows  2008 & R2, Hyper V or Virtual Server
  • Advisory PRO tips in the event of existing or predictive hardware problems that warrant VMM administrative operations
  • BladeCenter and Blade hardware health correlation and event propagation

Note: Power Monitoring support available for systems denoted below with an " * "

Supported systems:

  • IBM BladeCenter HS12 (8014, 8028)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS21 (8853)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS22 (7870*)
  • IBM BladeCenter HS22V (7871*)
  • IBM BladeCenter HX5 (7872*)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS21 (7971)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS22 (7901)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS41 (7972)
  • IBM BladeCenter LS42 (7902)
  • IBM System x3250 M3 (4251*, 4252*)
  • IBM System x3350 (4192)
  • IBM System x3400 M3 (7378*, 7379*)
  • IBM System x3500 M3 (7380*)
  • IBM System x3550 (7978)
  • IBM System x3550 M3 (7944*)
  • IBM System x3620 M3 (7376*)
  • IBM System x3630 M3 (7377*)
  • IBM System x3650 (7979)
  • IBM System x3650 M3 (7945*)
  • IBM System x3690 X5 (7147, 7148*)
  • IBM System x3755 (7163)
  • IBM System x3755 M3 (7164)
  • IBM System x3850 / x3950 M2 (7141)
  • IBM System x3850 / x3950 X5 (7145*)

Supported Microsoft versions:

  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1

File Details:

Version:      v3.0
Release Date:      2011-07-19

File link      File description
ibm_hw_propack_v3.0.25_setup.exe     

IBM Hardware PRO Pack for Microsoft System Center VirtualMachine Manager 2008, v3.0

ibm_hw_propack_v3.0_users_guide.pdf      User's Guide
ibm_hw_propack_v3.0_release_notes.pdf     

Release Notes


Additional information

Managed Server:

  • Fee-based Power Monitoring requires the installation of IBM Director Agent v6.3.0 or v6.2.1 on managed servers.
  • IBM Director Agent v6.3.0, v6.2.1, v6.2,v6.1.2,v5.20.x on managed servers.
  • IBM Director Agent v6.1.1, v5.20.1, and v5.10.x are not supported.

Management Servers:

BladeCenter Management:

  • BladeCenter must be configured through AMM for SNMP setting.

 

Applicable countries and regions

 


Document id:  MIGR-5082203
Last modified:  2014-02-25
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