SESSION CODE: MGT206. HP Insight Control for Microsoft System Center. Doug de Werd Product Manager HP. HP Insight Control Essential Server Management for HP ProLiant. Deploy Servers Quickly. Manage Health Proactively. Reduce deployment time by 65 %. Reduce unplanned downtime by 77%.
SESSION CODE: MGT206 HP Insight Control forMicrosoft System Center Doug de Werd Product Manager HP
HP Insight ControlEssential Server Management for HP ProLiant Deploy Servers Quickly Manage Health Proactively Reduce deployment time by 65% Reduce unplanned downtime by 77% Triple your datacenter capacity Reduce system admin expenses Optimize Confidently Control from Anywhere Manage from your console of choice! 2
Insight Control for Microsoft System Center The power of HP Insight Control delivered through the Microsoft System Center consoles Provides seamless integration of the unique ProLiant and BladeSystem manageability features into System Center management platforms Targeted at customers who have chosen Microsoft System Center as their management platform Integrated set of extensions for System Center consoles Included as part of HP Insight Control Includes one year 24x7 HP Tech Support and Updates service 3 3
Microsoft System Center Product Portfolio HP HP HP Hardware Provisioning • Live host level virtual machine backup • In guest consistency • Rapid recovery • Patch management and deployment • OS and application configuration management • Software upgrades Backup Virtual Workload Provisioning Disaster Recovery • End to end service management • Server and application health monitoring & management • Performance reporting and analysis • Virtual machine management • Server consolidation and resource utilization optimization • Conversions: P2V and V2V OS / Software Deploy, Patching and State Mgmt Performance and Health Monitoring Note: Microsoft System Center suite sold separately
Insight Control for Microsoft System CenterComponents Components are plug-ins to existing System Center consoles These are installed directly onto the System Center consoles They do not get installed on HP System Insight Manager (SIM) console HP Integrations for Operations Manager HP ProLiant Server Management Pack HP BladeSystem Management Pack HP Integrations for Virtual Machine Manager HP ProLiant PRO Management Pack HP Integrations for Configuration Manager HP ProLiant Server OS Deployment Toolkit HP Hardware Inventory Tool Includes HP iLO Advanced for remote management 5 5
Packaging • Included with HP Insight Control • Customers simply order Insight Control SKUs • No separate SKUs for Insight Control for Microsoft System Center • Old SKUs for Insight Control for Microsoft System Center are EOL • Licensed under HP Insight Control • Requires one Insight Control license per managed server • Current Insight Control customers can upgrade for no charge • Customers must have current and valid Insight Control Technical Support and Software Updates Service (TS&U) • Can download Insight Control extensions for Microsoft System Center from www.hp.com/go/insightupdates • New Installation and Startup Service available • Installs Insight Control extensions for Microsoft System Center onto customer’s existing Microsoft System Center consoles
HP No Charge Integration Modules HP will continue to provide some of the integration modules free of charge and downloadable from the HP web These do not receive 24x7 HP Technical Support and SW Updates Support received as “best effort” via email and online forums *Note: The Server Updates Catalog is not included on the Insight Control for Microsoft System Center ISO image, but it is supported by 24x7 HP Tech Support and Updates when purchased.
Insight Control Installation Flexibility HP Systems Insight Manager Console Microsoft System Center Consoles Installed on Configuration Manager Console ProLiant OS Deployment* ProLiant Server Updates Catalog ProLiant Hardware Inventory Tool Installed on Operations Manager Console Server Management Pack BladeSystem Management Pack PRO Management Pack for SCVMM Installed on Systems Insight Manager Console Insight Control virtual machine management Insight Control server migration Insight Control server deployment* Insight Control performance management Insight Control remote management Insight Control power management Customers can choose which HP components to install on System Center (these do not require an HP SIM console) HP Systems Insight Manager (SIM) console is required for these components *Note: Insight Control server deployment and ProLiant OS Deployment should not both be installed at the same time, as networking issues could arise 8
Manage health proactivelyProLiant and BladeSystem Management Packs • System Center Operations Manager console • Monitor, view, and get alerts for HP servers and blade enclosures • HP Custom Data Manager • Graphical view • Directly launch iLO Advanced, SMH, or BladeSystem OA for remote management Expose the native management capabilities of HP ProLiant and BladeSystem servers through Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 11 11
HP Server MP Summary • View ProLiant and BladeSystem servers within SCOM • System, State, and Alert views • View HP servers and blades down to the subsystem level • Easily manage custom data for HP ProLiant servers with HP's integrated Custom Data Manager • Adds user defined information for each server • Supports either SNMP or WBEM Agents • HP ProLiant Support Pack must be installed on each managed server • SCOM performs auto-discovery • No need to configure HP agents
HP BladeSystem MP Summary • View BladeSystem enclosures within SCOM • System, State, and Alert views • View HP c-Class enclosures down to the component level • Requires ProLiant Server MP be already installed • Manages c-Class enclosures via separate Enclosure Monitor Service • Windows service that runs on a managed node • Installed during BladeSystem Management Pack installation • Must be running SNMP on hosting server • Set BladeSystem OA SNMP Trap Destination to the server hosting the Enclosure Monitoring Service • Manual registration of enclosures with the Enclosure Monitor Manager
Manage virtual machinesHP PRO Pack for System Center Virtual Machine Manager • System Center Operations Manager console • Prevent virtual machine performance degradation or loss of service due to failure • Active alerts trigger a PRO tip with recommended resolution • Automatic or manual fix implementation Automatically migrate virtual machines based on host system health status 15 15
HP PRO Management Pack Summary Monitor Critical and Warning events from HP Agents on Windows 2008 with Hyper-V servers via SNMP 27 types of pre-failure events Suggest or automate migration of Virtual Machines on the server to other servers Migrate within a failover cluster or host group, including Live Migration Works with SCVMM 2008 and SCOM 2007 Installs on SCOM server Requires proper configuration with SC Virtual Machine Manager 2008 HP ProLiant PRO Management Pack Microsoft VMM PRO Library Microsoft Foundation Library
SCOM/SCVMM Demos - HP Server Management Pack - HP BladeSystem Management Pack - HP PRO Pack DEMO
Easily deploy serversHP OS Deployment (OSD) Toolkit • System Center Configuration Manager console • Automated OS, driver, and agent installation • Configure hardware and update firmware prior to OS deployment • Integrated with the HP SmartStart Scripting Toolkit • Simplified user interface Automatically deploy bare-metal servers using SCCM OS Deployment (OSD) capabilities 18 18
HP OSD Summary • HP OSD kit tightly integrates with native OSD feature in SCCM • DHCP, WDS and SCCM PXE Service Point • HP OSD kit extends native feature to integrates configuration tools from SSTK • HP OSD kit provides an extension to the Task Sequence user interface to allow simple interaction for creating and modifying task sequence Deployment Kit Installer MSI HP OSDeployment Toolkit Admin UI Extension HW config tools Drivers Client Action Task Engine Sample Configs Scripts Configuration XML Docs Documentation 19
HP ProLiant OSD Toolkit Value Add Wizard driven HP specific steps in the OSD Task Sequence ensure all steps are done in correct order Integrates with HP SmartStart Scripting Toolkit to simplify configuration of ProLiant BIOS, RAID, Boot, and iLO HP provided template provides consistent starting point for all OS deployments Integrated HP Drivers in the WinPE and OS images simplifies the OSD Setup No guesswork on what drivers to select HP OSD Toolkit is well tested with the latest ProLiant Server Models including the new ProLiant G7’s Reduces risk vs. homegrown processes
Update server softwareProLiant Server Updates Catalog • System Center Configuration Manager console • Automate management and distribution of server updates • Update ProLiant server system software and firmware • Flexible control over servers and collections to update The ProLiant Server Update Catalog uses System Center Configuration Manager to install and update ProLiant drivers and firmware using a rules-based model 21 21
HP Server Update Catalog Summary • HP Server Update Catalog works with the native Software Update feature in SCCM • Can update HP firmware, software, and ProLiant Support Pack • No installation required, Catalog is downloaded directly from HP FTP site • HP Catalog is generated weekly and includes • Latest 3 versions of W2k3 and W2k8 PSPs • Latest versions of W2k3 and W2k8 software and firmware components • Requires Windows Software Update Services (WSUS) and System Center Update Publisher (SCUP) 22
Manage server inventoryHP Hardware Inventory Tool • System Center Configuration Manager console • Detailed hardware inventory to component level • Viewed through Configuration Manager Resource Explorer The ProLiant Hardware Inventory Tool uses Microsoft System Center Software Distribution to provide detailed component level inventory of every managed server 23 23
HP Inventory Tool Summary HP Inventory Tool is an executable that runs on every managed ProLiant server HP Inventory Tool is deployed to client using native SCCM Software Distribution HP Inventory Tool requires Insight Management SNMP Agents Data is retrieved to SCCM during native Hardware Inventory cycle 24
Other HP System Center Integrations • HP StorageWorks Management Pack • Predefined discovery and state monitoring policies, event processing rules and tasks • Support for MSA, EVA, , EMA, XP, Tape Libraries • Available as no-charge download • HP Client Catalog for SCCM • Automates the acquisition and deployment of HP software updates • Supports HP commercial desktops, notebooks and workstations • Available as no-charge download
HP and QLogic FC HBA Partnership HP and QLogic bring additional value to Hyper-V environments QLogic HBAs used in HP ProLiant and BladeSystem Qlogic Management Pack for SCOM Monitors, views, and alerts Link Status (Healthy/Online, Error) Port Statistics Healthy – Throughput below pre-configured threshold Warning – Throughput exceeded threshold Qlogic PRO Pack VM migration on HBA I/O Saturation HBA Upgrade Recommendation Healthy HBA Link Status Automated or Manual Remediation Available from Microsoft Pinpoint site
SCCM Demos - HP OSD Toolkit - HP Catalog Updates - HP Inventory Tool DEMO
Functionality Comparison Insight Control Common System Center • More flexible server migration • Warranty tracking • Power Management • Remote support (ISR) • Server hardware performance management • OS and Application: • Monitoring • Updates • Inventory • Config Management • Performance and reporting • Best platform for creating, monitoring, and managing Hyper-V VMs • Monitoring of HP hardware • Bare metal OS deployment • Update of firmware and drivers • Detailed hardware inventory management • Remote control
For More Information… Stop by the HP Booth #901 • Insight Control software • www.hp.com/go/insightcontrol • Insight Control for Microsoft System Center product page • Product info, technical docs, white papers, etc. • www.hp.com/go/ic-sc • Insight Control for Microsoft System Center Demos • Narrated, 5 total (starts with “Insight Control for MS System Center”) • http://ebcsdp.houston.hp.com/SDP/Content/ContentListing.aspx?booth=49&tag=216 • HP Client Catalog Update for SCCM • http://h20219.www2.hp.com/Hpsub/cache/561194-0-0-225-121.html • HP StorageWorks Management Pack for SCOM • http://h18006.www1.hp.com/storage/SCOM_managementpack.html 29
Management Track Resources • Don’t forget to visit the Management TLC area (Red Section) to see product demos and speak with experts about the System Center solutions • You can also find the latest information about the System Center products at the following links • System Center Site – http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter/ • System Center Community –http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter/en/us/community.aspx • TechNet Home Page – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/systemcenter/ • TechNet Community – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/systemcenter/cc511266.aspx
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