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IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center and Storwize v7000 PerfomanceMonitoring

Tivoli version
V7000 version also i tried too

First login management GUI of v7000 and left site “Access->Users” section (Lock Image) click New User ;

set what name you want, myself created admin
set auth mode local
set usergroup how you want but i selected SecurityAdmin
do not set pass we have set public key , to create a key download puttygen open it click Generate , move your mouse on blank area or take a coffee end of the generation pls save the public key and private key then use the public key at the generation of user.

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This is the user creation screen , here you have to provider generated SSH Public Key

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Now, go to Tivoli GUI

Step 1

Under Administrative Services –> Data Sources –> Storage Subsystems click Add
Device type should be IBM SAN Volume Controller / IBM Storwize V7000
Software Version 5+
IP Address , set you v7000 ip
Select Key, it should be Upload New Key
Administrator User Name , i used superuser
Administrator Password, give the superuser pass
User Name, i used new created user on top
Private SSH Key, i used puttygen generated private key, ppk extension
Click Add and wait little
You will see additional table become and show the storage, click next below

Discovery Process will be start, it should be success and then click next again

A new page will be appear which storage already selected , go next

Next page about data collection, you have a choose for custom or ready to use , choose Subsystem Advanced Group

Summary, next

Finish and click View job History and wait running job over success

Go to IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center –> Monitoring –> Probes –> TPCUser.Subsystem Advanced Probe you will see that newly added storage subsystem is under  Current selections, if you want you can remove or add storage subsystem to under another monitoring probe.

Also you can see the schedule under When to Run tab and can create an alerts too  !

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Step 2

Lets read to collect performance info from newly added storage subsystem

From Disk Manager tree go to Monitoring and open Subsystem Performance Monitors, right click on and select Create Subsystem Performance Monitors,
choose storage and move to right site, click Sampling and Scheduling do not change something only change the duration “Continue indefinitely”
save the config, set a performance monitor name, confirm creation, wait for job over and give some multiple 5 mins to get many data

Thats it !

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