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Supermicro SuperDoctor® 5

SD5 monitors target nodes hardware's system health or availability in data centers in real-time and provide alerts to administrators.

SuperDoctor® 5

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SuperDoctor 5 Key Benefits and Features

  • Supports monitoring, control, and management functions.
    • Hardware Monitoring: fan speed, temperature, voltage, chassis intrusion, redundant power failure, power consumption, disk health, raid health, and memory health.
    • 20 Types of system information: BIOS, Baseboard, Chassis, Computer System, Disk Drives, Memory, Network, Printer, Processor, System Slot, IPMI, Power Supply, Account, Operating System, Process, Service, Share, Time Zone, OEM Strings, and System Cfg Options.
  • Provides SNMP extensions for network management system.
  • Easy to use Web-based and command line interfaces.
  • Notifications sent via email and SNMP traps.
  • Easy to customize:
    • Pluggable hardware and software monitoring plug-ins.
    • Compatible with Nagios plug-ins.
  • Supports Windows and Linux platforms.

SuperDoctor 5 Features

  SuperDoctor® 5 Supermicro® Server Manager
Management Relationship One-to-One One-to-Many
Management Interface
Internationalization Support Y (Simplified/Traditional Chinese, English) Y (Simplified/Traditional Chinese, English)
Command Line Interface (CLI) Y Y
Web-based Interface Y (SuperDoctor 5 Web) Y
SNMP Support Y (SuperDoctor 5 SNMP Extension) Y
* Nagios Compatible Plug-ins
Host Monitoring: Agent Managed / Agent-less / IPMI   Y
MB Built-in Hardware Health Monitoring:
Fan Speed / Temperature / Voltage
Memory Health Monitoring Y Y
Storage Health Monitoring Y Y
System Information Monitoring Y Y
Service Monitoring: FTP / HTTP / SMTP Y Y
Execute a Custom Monitoring Script or Program Y Y
Remote Control and Management
In-band Power Control (Graceful Power Off /Reboot) Y Y
In-band YNC (Graphical Mode)   Y
Reset Chassis Intrusion Y Y
Remote Software Update Y Y (Update SuperDoctor 5)
Out-of-band (OOB) IPMI Power Control   Y
Out-of-band (OOB) IPMI Integration   Y (IPMI KVM, IPMI Web)
Wake-on-LAN (WOL)   Y
Update BIOS Y Y
Update BMC firmware   Y
Export BIOS / BMC / DMI Configuration   Y
Change BIOS / BMC / DMI Configuration   Y
Getting / Clearing Event Log   Y
Check System Utilization   Y
Mount / Unmount ISO Image from SAMBA / HTTP   Y
Log and Report
System Information Monitoring Y (CSV format)  
Health Information Log Y (CSV format)  
Event Log Y (CSV format)  
SSM Server Log   Y (HTML format)
Availability Report   Y (HTML format; SSM Server / Host / Service)
Status Change Report   Y (HTML format; Host / Service)
Event Alert Notification
Email SMTP Y Y
Log File Y Y
Database (DB) Support   Microsoft SQL (v2008 and above),
and PostgreSQL (v9.1.13 and above)

Document for Large Deployment of SuperDoctor 5 on Windows

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