Introduction

The Snow Integration Connector for IBM PowerVM gathers inventory data about IBM PowerVM server virtualization environment, by connecting to the IBM Power Systems Hardware Management Console (HMC) REST APIs.

The retrieved inventory data is then presented in Snow Inventory and Snow License Manager for use with their licensing and compliance capabilities.

Prerequisites

The following prerequisites must be met for the integration of IBM PowerVM connector:

Dependencies on other Snow products

The following Snow product versions are required to support the integration connector for IBM PowerVM:

  • Snow Integration Manager version 5.26 (or later)

  • Snow Inventory Server 6.2 (or later)

  • Snow License Manager 9.4 (or later)

Note

For reporting the installed softwares on hosted LPARs, Snow Inventory Agent for UNIX version 5 or higher is required.