Management Controller node

A Management Controller node is used to model a device integrated into a larger device which provides remote control and information about the larger device, for example, iDRAC, iLOM, and CIMC.

Management Controller Lifecycle

The following section describes the scenarios in which a Management Controller is created, updated or removed.

Creation

Management Controller nodes are created in exactly the same way as Host nodes.

Update

Management Controller nodes are updated in exactly the same way as Host nodes.

Removal

Management Controller nodes are removed in exactly the same way as Host nodes.

Management Controller node attributes

The attributes of a Management Controller node are as described in the following table:

UI name
Attribute Name and Type

Description

Name
name string

Name of device.

Type
type string

Type of device.

Model
model string

Model of device.

Vendor
vendor string

Vendor of device.

Management URL
management_url string

Management URL.

System Name
sysname string

System name.

System Object ID
sysobjectid string

System object id.

Serial ID
serial string

Serial id.

OS Type
os_type string

Operating system type.

OS Class
os_class string

Operating system class.

OS Version
os_version string

Operating system version.

OS Vendor
os_vendor string

Operating system vendor.

Firmware Version
firmware_version string

Firmware version.

Testing Status
testing_status string

Device testing status.

Managed System FQDN
system_fqdn string

FQDN of the system this controller manages.

Managed System OS
system_os string

OS of the system this controller manages.

Managed System Serial ID
system_serial string

Serial id of the system this controller manages.

Managed System UUID
system_uuid string

UUID of the system this controller manages.

Capability IDs
_capability_ids _list:int

Capability type ids of device.

Capability
capability_types list:string

Capability types of device.

Not displayed in UI
_all_ip_addrs _list:string

Internal attribute to aid searching Devices by IP address.

Not displayed in UI
_all_dns_names _list:string

Internal attribute to aid searching Devices by name.

Not displayed in UI
age_count int

The number of consecutive successful (positive) or failed (negative) accesses, from any endpoint.

Not displayed in UI
last_update_success date

The time at which a scan was last successfully associated with this device.

Not displayed in UI
last_update_failure date

The time at which a scan associated with this device failed.

Last successful CMDB sync
last_cmdb_sync_success date

The time at which this device was last successfully synchronized into the CMDB.

Last failed CMDB sync
last_cmdb_sync_failure date

The time at which an attempt to synchronize this device into the CMDB failed.

CMDB sync duration
last_cmdb_sync_duration float

The time in seconds spent performing the last CMDB synchronization of this device.

CMDB CI count
last_cmdb_sync_ci_count int

The number of CIs corresponding to this device at the last CMDB synchronization.

CMDB Relationship count
last_cmdb_sync_rel_count int

The number of relationships between CIs corresponding to this device at the last CMDB synchronization

Key
key string

Globally unique key.

Name
name string

Primary name.

Short Name
short_name string

Short name.

Description
description string

Description of the element.

URL
url string

URL for information about the element.

Business Continuity Critical
business_continuity_critical boolean

If true, element is critical to operation of the business.

Supported by 3rd Party
third_party_support boolean

True if the element is supported by a third party.

Synonyms
synonyms list:string

Other names for the element.

Not displayed in UI
last_access_response string

Response from last attempt to access ManagementController.

Not displayed in UI
no_response_count int

Number of no responses since last success.

Not displayed in UI
access_failure_count int

Number of access failures since last success.

Not displayed in UI
new_endpoint_identity_count int

Number of access where endpoint reports different device.

Management Controller node relationships

The relationships on a Management Controller node are as described in the following table:

UI name

Relationship

Description

Discovery Access

ManagementController:
InferredElement:
Inference:
Associate:
DiscoveryAccess

DiscoveryAccess for this device.

Discovery Access Failure

ManagementController:
InferredElement:
AccessFailure:
DiscoveryAccess:
DiscoveryAccess

The failed access for an endpoint.

Discovery Access Optimization

ManagementController:
InferredElement:
AccessOptimization:
DiscoveryAccess:
DiscoveryAccess

The optimized access for an endpoint.

Not displayed in UI.

ManagementController:
InferredElement:
Inference:
Primary:
DeviceInfo

DeviceInfo of this device.

Endpoint Used To Be Identified As

ManagementController:
Next:
EndpointIdentity:
Previous:
NetworkDevice

Previous Network Device Identity.

Endpoint Now Identified As

ManagementController:
Previous:
EndpointIdentity:
Next:
NetworkDevice

Next Network Device Identity.

Endpoint Used To Be Identified As

ManagementController:
Next:
EndpointIdentity:
Previous:
Host

Previous Host Identity.

Endpoint Now Identified As

ManagementController:
Previous:
EndpointIdentity:
Next:
Host

Next Host Identity.

Endpoint Used To Be Identified As

ManagementController:
Next:
EndpointIdentity:
Previous:
Mainframe

Previous Mainframe Identity.

Endpoint Now Identified As

ManagementController:
Previous:
EndpointIdentity:
Next:
Mainframe

Next Mainframe Identity.

Endpoint Used To Be Identified As

ManagementController:
Next:
EndpointIdentity:
Previous:
Printer

Previous Printer Identity.

Endpoint Now Identified As

ManagementController:
Previous:
EndpointIdentity:
Next:
Printer

Next Printer Identity.

Endpoint Used To Be Identified As

ManagementController:
Next:
EndpointIdentity:
Previous:
SNMPManagedDevice

Previous SNMP Managed Device Identity.

Endpoint Now Identified As

ManagementController:
Previous:
EndpointIdentity:
Next:
SNMPManagedDevice

Next SNMP Managed Device Identity.

Endpoint Used To Be Identified As

ManagementController:
Next:
EndpointIdentity:
Previous:
ManagementController

Previous Management Controller Identity.

Endpoint Now Identified As

ManagementController:
Previous:
EndpointIdentity:
Next:
ManagementController

Next Management Controller Identity.

Endpoint Used To Be Identified As

ManagementController:
Next:
EndpointIdentity:
Previous:
StorageDevice

Previous Storage Device Identity.

Endpoint Now Identified As

ManagementController:
Previous:
EndpointIdentity:
Next:
StorageDevice

Next Storage Device Identity.

Chosen Endpoint

ManagementController:
Device:
ChosenEndpoint:
Endpoint:
Endpoint

Endpoint used to discover this device.

Network Interfaces

ManagementController:
DeviceWithInterface:
DeviceInterface:
InterfaceOfDevice:
NetworkInterface

Network interfaces of this device.

IPv4 Addresses

ManagementController:
DeviceWithAddress:
DeviceAddress:
IPv4Address:
IPAddress

IPv4 addresses of this device.

IPv6 Addresses

ManagementController:
DeviceWithAddress:
DeviceAddress:
IPv6Address:
IPAddress

IPv6 addresses of this device.

Managed Host

ManagementController:
Manager:
Management:
ManagedElement:
Host

Host that this Management Controller manages.

Container

ManagementController:
Contained:
HostContainment:
HostContainer:
HostContainer

Host container of which this is a member.

Managed Host Container

ManagementController:
Manager:
Management:
ManagedElement:
HostContainer

Host Container that this Management Controller manages.

Not displayed in UI.

ManagementController:
AttachmentContainer:
Attachment:
Attachment:
Attachment

A file attached to this element.

Status

ManagementController:
ElementInCategory:
ElementCategory:
Category:
LifecycleStatus

The lifecycle status of this element.

Recovery Time

ManagementController:
ElementInCategory:
ElementCategory:
Category:
RecoveryTime

The recovery time specified for this element.

Family

ManagementController:
ElementInCategory:
ElementCategory:
Category:
Family

Family of this element.

Organizational Unit

ManagementController:
OwnedItem:
Ownership:
Owner:
OrganisationalUnit

The Organizational Unit that this element belongs to.

Location

ManagementController:
ElementInLocation:
Location:
Location:
Location

Location of this element.

Support Manager

ManagementController:
OwnedItem:
Ownership:
SupportOwner:
Person

The person or owner responsible for the support of this element.

Business Owner

ManagementController:
OwnedItem:
Ownership:
BusinessOwner:
Person

The person or owner responsible for this element from a business perspective.

IT Owner

ManagementController:
OwnedItem:
Ownership:
ITOwner:
Person

The person or owner responsible for this element from an IT perspective.

Management Controller node display relationships

The display relationships on a Management Controller node are as described in the following table:

UI name

Relationship

Description

Network Devices

ManagementController:
DeviceWithInterface:
DeviceInterface:
InterfaceOfDevice:
NetworkInterface


ManagementController:
EdgeClient:
NetworkLink:
EdgeDevice:
NetworkInterface


ManagementController:
InterfaceOfDevice:
DeviceInterface:
DeviceWithInterface:
NetworkDevice

Network devices this management controller is connected to.

Subnets

ManagementController:
DeviceWithAddress:
DeviceAddress:
:
IPAddress


DeviceOnSubnet:
DeviceSubnet:
Subnet:
Subnet

Subnets to which the IP Addresses of this device belong.

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