Dynamic System Analysis (DSA) missing name information in Hardware Inventory report for VMware ESXi - IBM System x BladeCenter
RETAIN tip: H206228
When Dynamic System Analysis (DSA) attempts to collect the System Card information from a host running VMware ESXi, the name information in the System Card Information section of the Hardware Inventory report is missing.
An example command is:
The system is configured with at least one of the following items:
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The system has the symptom described above.
Note: This does not imply that the network operating system will work under all combinations of hardware and software.
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At present, this is a restriction for which there is no fix.
VMware is evaluation the issue and any solution will come from them.
DSA retrieves Card Information from the 'OMC_Card' class in the 'root/cimv2' namespace (provided by VMware), and the Name property of the 'OMC_Card' always is empty.
VMware still is evaluating whether they will fill in the value, but it is not implemented at present.
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Document id: MIGR-5091101