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Power Supply (Dell) service

The Power Supply (Dell) service monitors the overall condition of the power supply for Dell servers.

Special Note

This service operates in conjunction with the vendor-supplied hardware agent and requires SNMP to be configured so that it is accessible from both the SolarWinds N-central Agent and the SolarWinds N-central Probe.

The following are the requirements in order to associate this service with a device:

  • The device must undergo discovery using a Probe-based asset scan.
  • You need to enable SNMP enabled on the device on the Properties tab of the device.
  • Once you enable SNMP for the device, you need to configure a community string. The default community string is public.
Service Type SNMP
Instances on a Device 16
Supported Systems/Applications Dell PowerEdge series servers running Dell OpenManage Server Administrator software.
Device Class Server - Generic, Workstation - Generic, Other, Printer, Scanner/Camera, Switch/Router, and Server - Windows
Monitored By Windows probe
Scan Interval 15 minutes
Power Supply Location Index The SNMP index of the power supply. To determine the index value, perform an SNMP walk on powerSupplyLocationName (.1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.600.12.1.8).
Power Supply Location Value The name of the power supply. To determine the name, perform an SNMP walk on powerSupplyLocationName (.1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.600.12.1.8).

OID/Calculation

Metric Name OID/Calculation Description
Power Supply Status 1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.1.600.12.1.5

The status of the power supply is mapped as...

  • Normal: 3
  • Warning: 0,1,2,4,7-4294967295
  • Failed: 5,6

... where ...

  • 1: Other
  • 2: Unknown
  • 3: OK
  • 4: Non Critical
  • 5: Critical
  • 6: Non Recoverable