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HP SIM 7.3 the clear choice for managing HP servers and storage by being the easiest, simplest and least expensive way for HP system administrators to maximize system uptime and health

Find out all about HP SIM at our website: Here you'll find HP SIM features and benefits, information on plug-in applications, technical documentation, and many other important resources.

New Features in HP SIM 7.3 - Linux

Latest Hardware Support

  • ML350e Gen8 v2

  • HP MSA 2040 SAN

  • HP MSA 2040 SAS

  • HP 3Par IS 3.1.2 MU3 F-Class, T-Class, StoreServ 10000, StoreServ 7000 FC

Latest Software Releases Support 

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, Datacenter (Managed Node)

  • Microsoft Windows Standard Storage Server 2012 R2 (Managed Node)

  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard, Essentials  (Managed Node)

  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 (Managed Node)

  • VMware vSphere 5.5 (CMS)

  • Ubuntu 13.10

  • IE 11, Firefox 24

  • HPSUM 6.0.1

  • JRE 1.7

Security Enhancements

  • Support for IPv6 L3

Feature Description
Inventory Management Discovers and identifies devices and stores inventory data in a database. Users can generate various reports based on the industry latest standards.
Health Management Provides proactive notification of actual or impending component failure alerts. Automatic Event Handling allows users to configure policies to execute scripts, forward events, and to notify appropriate users of failures via e-mail, pager, or SMS.
HP Version Control Automatically downloads the latest BIOS, driver, and agent updates for ProLiant and Integrity servers running Windows and Linux. Identifies systems running out-of-date software and enables system software updates across groups of servers.
HP Insight Remote Support Advanced Enhances HP SIM's event monitoring capabilities by sending automatic hardware event notification securely to HP, including entitlement, acknowledgement and status returns. It extends the intelligent analysis and diagnosis of events, optimizing availability and reducing manual intervention. Available as a feature of systems under warranty or contract obligation at no extra cost.
Warranty and Contract Support Ability to automatically retrieve and download warranty and contract details. Provides predefined and custom reports. Automatic notification 90, 60, and 30 days before warranty or contract expires. Needs HP Insight Remote Support Advanced to be installed.
Easy and rapid installation First time Wizard provides step-by-step, online guidance for performing the initial configuration of HP SIM, and helps you configure HP SIM settings on the Central Management Server (CMS).
Consistent multi-system management A single command from a CMS can initiate a task on multiple systems or nodes, eliminating the need for tedious, one-at-a-time operations on each system.
Secure remote management Leverages OS security for user authentication and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Secure Shell (SSH) to encrypt management communications.
Role-based security Allows effective delegation of management responsibilities by giving systems administrators granular control over which management operations users can perform on selected devices.
Tool definitions Simple XML documents that allow customers to integrate off-the-shelf or custom command line and web-based applications or scripts into the HP SIM user interface.
Data collection and inventory reports Performs comprehensive system data collection and enables users to quickly produce detailed inventory reports for managed devices. Save reports in multiple formats for easy incorporation into popular reporting packages.
Snapshot comparisons Allows users to compare configuration snapshots of up to four different servers or configuration snapshots of a single server over time.
Two user interfaces Provides a web browser graphical user interface (GUI) and a command line interface (CLI) to make it easy to incorporate HP SIM into your existing management processes.
Support for HP-UX Serviceguard clusters HP-UX Serviceguard clusters are recognized and displayed in the HP SIM GUI. HP Serviceguard Manager is opened by clicking a Serviceguard cluster in a search list and provides information on the clusters.
Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM) indications Subscribe and unsubscribe to WBEM indications for HP-UX, Linux, and Storage Management Initiative Specification (SMI-S) devices through the GUI or through the command line interface (CLI).

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Note: Version 7.3 and beyond of HP SIM - Linux is provided as part of HP Insight Control. Refer to the HP Insight Control download page.

Central Management Server

Full installation of HP SIM 7.3 - Linux (C. is available for download for the following Linux versions:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 for x86 and for AMD64/EM64T with Initial Release through Update 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 for x86 and for AMD64/EM64T with Update 7 through Update 9
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 for x86 and for AMD64/EM64T with SP1 and SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 for x86 and for AMD64/EM64T with SP3 and SP4
  • Linux operating system running as guest on VMware ESXi 5.0
  • Linux operating system running as guest on VMware ESXi 5.5
  • Linux operating system running as guest on VMware ESX/ESXi 4.1, Initial Release through Update 2
  • Linux operating system running as guest on VMware ESX/ESXi 4.0, Update 2 through Update 4

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(Previous versions of HP SIM  for Linux are also available for download here.)

Date: December 2013


Additional product information
Product #: HPSIM-Linux-7.x     
Additional info
Global Trade ID: Z7550-63197
Version: 7.3
Software specification: SIM 7.3 (Z7550-01234.bin)
SIM 7.2 (Z7550-00979.bin)
SIM 7.1 (Z7550-00543.bin)
SIM 7.0 (Z7550-00476.bin)
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