Microsoft just released the System Center Operations Manager Management Pack for Windows Server Storage Spaces 2012 R2 to the public. This allows you to monitor your Storage Spaces deployments with Operations Manager.
You can download the Management Pack for Storage Spaces from the Microsoft Download Site.
This Management Pack contains rules to monitor physical disk and enclosure state in storage spaces.
Health is calculated by the storage service and is passed to Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) using the Storage Management API (SM-API), and is in turn passed to Operations Manager (OM) through the OM connector for VMM.
This management pack requires System Center Operations Manager 2012 SP1 or later. A dedicated Operations Manager management group is not required.
The following table details the supported configurations for the Management Pack for Storage Spaces:
|Virtual Machine Manager||2012 R2 with Update Rollup 4 or later installed|
|Windows Server File Servers||2012 R2 with KB 3000850 (November 2014 update rollup) or later|
Management Pack Scope
This management pack supports up to:
- 16 Storage Nodes
- 12 Storage Pools
- 120 File Shares
The following requirements must be met to run this management pack:
- Operations Manager Connector for Virtual Machine Manager installed and configured.
- Configuring this connection will install the required VMM Management Packs.
- Storage Spaces managed by Virtual Machine Manager
- KB2913766 “Hotfix improves storage enclosure management for Storage Spaces” must be installed on the VMM server and file server nodes