Configure event collection from HPOM

The HPOM connector instance requires configuration prior to receiving events from the HP Operations Manager (HPOM).

Before you begin

Role required: evt_mgmt_admin

Connector validation performed on version Linux 08.60.005

Procedure

  1. Navigate to Event Management > Event Connectors (Pull) > Connector Instances.
  2. Click New and create an HPOM connector instance with the following details:
    Field Value
    Name Specify a unique name for the HPOM connector instance.
    Host IP Specify the HPOM IP address.
    Credential In the Credentials form, click New and create the required credentials. Save the credentials using a unique and recognizable name, for example, HPOMOPS.
    Schedule (seconds) The frequency in seconds that the system checks for new events from HPOM.
    Description Type a description for the use of the HPOM event collection instance.
    Connector definition The vendor and protocol used to gather events from the external event source. Select the HPOM connector definition.
    Last error message The last error message is automatically updated.
    Last run time The last run time value is automatically updated.
    Last run status The last run time status is automatically updated.
    MID Servers (MID Server for Connectors section) Specify the MID Server that must run the HPOM connector instance. You can configure a number of MID Servers. If the first is down, the next MID Server is used. If that MID Server is not available, the next is selected, and so on. MID Servers are sorted according to the order that their details were entered into the MID Server for Connectors section. If no MID Server is specified, an available MID Server that has a matching IP range is used.
  3. Right-click the form header and click Save.
  4. In the Connector Parameters section, specify the values of the mandatory HPOM parameters.
    • driver. Specify a driver. See the provided example.
    • url. Build a URL using the provided format.
  5. Use a network tool, such as ping, to verify that the HPOM server is running and the IP address matches the value in the Host IP field.
  6. Click Test connector to verify the connection between the MID Server and the HPOM connector.
  7. If the test fails, follow the instructions that are issued by the error to correct the problem and then run another test.
    Tip: Use a network tool, such as ping, to verify that the HPOM server is running and the IP address matches the value in the Host IP field.
  8. After a successful test, select the Active check box and then click Update.