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PATROL for Cisco Nexus and its documentation are no longer supported. However, the documentation is available for your convenience. You will not be able to leave comments.

The BMC PATROL for Cisco Nexus product provides a monitoring capability for reliable, predictable performance of Cisco Nexus Switch.

BMC PATROL for Cisco Nexus enables you to:

  • Monitor health of the switch, including temperature, power supply, and fan status.
  • Monitor resource data, including CPU utilization, memory usage, and processes
  • Monitor Interface data
  • Monitor current port

You can include or exclude groups of interface parameters that monitor networking features or parameters that monitor specific components. This enables you to concentrate your resources on the processes that are essential to your needs.

List of optional interface parameter groups

These groups of interface parameters replicate the Cisco Nexus defined groups, they provide additional monitoring for specific networking functions.

  • Basic: This group is the default group for monitoring.
  • Virtual Data Center
  • SVI
  • Extended Tunnel
  • Extended Parameters

List of optional components

  • Health
  • Management
  • Control
  • Ethernet
  • Port Channel
  • Port Profile

Remote data collection by means of an external Java collector that is installed together with the BMC PATROL forCisco Nexus. No external applications are installed on the Cisco Nexus switch.

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