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  1. What are Eaton Extensions for IBM Director? 
  2. How can I obtain a copy of the Eaton Extensions for IBM Director software?
  3. What versions of IBM Director are supported?
  4. What will I need to run this software? What are the system requirements? 
  5. What are the features and benefits of this product? 
  6. What does the User Interface look like for this product? 
  7. How much does this software cost? 
  8. Where can I get more information on this software?

1. What are Eaton Extensions for IBM Director? 

Eaton Extensions for IBM Director provide seamless integration of Eaton uninterruptible power systems (UPSs) into the Director management system. As a part of Eaton’s comprehensive family of power management applications, the Extensions for IBM Director simplify network management tasks for critical elements of server power protection. System administrators can easily monitor, diagnose, configure, set alarms, schedule self-tests, check battery, gather inventory information, and control Eaton UPSs network wide from a single console within IBM Director.

With Eaton Extensions, users can simply double-click the icons for UPSs integrated into the Director interface, and launch Eaton’s LanSafe or ConnectUPS SNMP/Web Card applications. All the powerful features and functions of these Eaton award-winning applications are now just a click away through IBM Director.

2. How can I obtain a copy of the Eaton Extensions for IBM Director software? 

Download Eaton Extensions for IBM Director software 

To download fill in your registration information and continue to the actual download area.

After downloading, follow the installation and configuration instructions in the User Guide. 

3.  What versions of IBM Director are supported?

Eaton Extensions for IBM Director software is available for both IBM Director 3.1 and IBM Director 4.1.  The two software products are not interchangeable.

4. What will I need to run this software? What are the system requirements? 

IBM Director 3.1 or above must be installed in accordance with IBM requirements and procedures.

Requirements for the Director Server Computer

  • Microsoft SNMP Service installed and running.
  • Microsoft SNMP Trap Service stopped.
  • Microsoft SNMP Trap Service set to Disabled or Manual.
  • Computer is configured to discover SNMP devices.
  • To monitor LanSafe systems, LanSafe must be installed. 

Requirements for the Director Console Computer

  • Microsoft SNMP Service installed and running.
  • To monitor LanSafe systems, LanSafe must be installed. 

Requirements for LanSafe Systems

  • For LanSafe III, v. 4.17 3a or higher is recommended.
  • Configure system to forward SNMP traps to the Director Server. 

Requirements for ConnectUPS SNMP/Web Card Systems

Configure the ConnectUPS-X Web/SNMP card for read/write access and trap forwarding as follows:

  1. Set ”Write Access Managers” to include the Director Server. 
  2. Set ”Trap Receivers” to include the Director Server. 
Supported Operating Systems
IBM Director Server Eaton Extensions for IBM Director 3.1 Eaton Extensions for IBM Director 4.1
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server  
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Enterprise  
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
IBM Director Console Eaton Extensions for IBM Director 3.1 Eaton Extensions for IBM Director 4.1
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server  
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Enterprise  
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation  
Microsoft Windows 98  
Microsoft Windows 98 SE  
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server

5. What are the features and benefits of this product?

Features and Benefits
Feature Benefit
Seamless integration of UPSs into the IBM Director Management Console
  • Allows administrators to monitor UPSs in the network, in real-time and obtain advance notice on critical elements of server power management, such as UPS battery status, load level, temperature and alarms for battery replacement.
  • Launch LanSafe and SNMP/Web Card UPS applications from within Director. 
  • Enables maximum systems availability through the IBM Director User Interface.
UPS Inventory management 
  • Perform UPS inventory queries network wide.
  • Create custom reports on UPS locations, models, serial numbers, firmware versions, equipment attached to UPSs and other details.
UPS event and alarm management
  • Start programs, send email and messages to pagers, log to file, send to newsgroup, and initiate SNMP traps triggered by UPS event changes
UPS Load Segment control
  • Control UPS Load Segments – individual receptacle groups. 
  • Increase run time by up to 50% on mission critical loads. Switch different UPS loads on and off at predefined times or power failure situations.
UPS reboot and scheduled shutdown
  • Command UPSs to reboot specific computer systems or internetworking devices either locally or remotely over the network. 
  • Initiate scheduled shutdown/reboot tasks with integrated UPS applications.
Network wide UPS battery test
  • Test battery health for all UPSs throughout the network. 
Standard RFC1628.MIB and PowerMIB XUPS.MIB support 
  • Compatible with the industry standard RFC1628 UPS MIB. 
  • Eaton proprietary XUPS.MIB is provided for extra functionality like e.g. load segment control. 
SNMP “GET” and “SET” commands support
  • Control and manage the UPSs on the network via SNMP with the SNMP “GET” and “SET” commands. 
SNMP Trap forwarding support
  • Forward SNMP Traps from IBM Director to other Network Management Systems.
Central log for UPS events
  • Log all or only predefined UPS events network-wide in a central IBM Director log. 
IBM Director Upward Integration
  • Enables Director tools and agents to integrate with Tivoli®, HP OpenView, Microsoft® SMS, CA Unicenter, BMC, NetIQ® and Intel LANDesk® management systems. 
IBM Server Proven Certified solution
  • Fulfills IBM Certification criteria. 
  • Ensures compatibility with IBM Director solutions.

6. What does the User Interface look like for this product?

Screen Shot of Large Resouce Task

IBM Director Console(4.1) with Eaton Extensions installed. LanSafe v. 5 also shown.

 

Screen Shot of Event log

IBM Director Event Log displays events that have occurred on all the UPSs on the network.

7. How much does this software cost? 

Eaton Extensions for IBM Director is a free-of-charge software solution. 

8. Where can I get more information on this software? 

The User Guide for this software is the best source for additional information. It can be easily located on Eaton's Web site by clicking the 'Product Literature'  link at the top right of this page.