Retrieved inventory data

The Snow Integration Connector for IBM PowerVM retrieves the inventory data from IBM HMC REST APIs in a standard format which is compatible with Snow XML schema. For more information refer to the XML file “schema” located in the installation directory of the Snow Integration Manager.

The following sections list the properties that are used in the Snow XML schema, and what information from HMC REST APIs they are populated with.

Client

Field in SnowXML

Field in IBM HMC REST API

IsHypervisorPlugin

Always set to "true"

Source

Always set to "IBMPOWERVM"

Site

Set to user defined string

ClientType

Always set to "SIEDP"

IsVirtual

Always set to "0"

PowerState

State

LastUpdate

Always set to “DateTime.Now”

BiosSerialNumber

SystemName

ID

id

Manufacturer

Manufacturer

BiosVersion

SystemFirmware

Model

Model

HostName

Hostname or SystemName

OperatingSystem

Field in SnowXML

Field in IBM HMC REST API

Name

Always set to "IBM Power Server"

Manufacturer

Always set to "IBM"

BuildType

Always set to "64-bit"

Version

SystemFirmware

ComputerName

Hostname or SystemName

Memory

Field in SnowXML

Field in IBM HMC REST API

TotalPhysical

InstalledSystemMemory

FreePhysical

CurrentAvailableSystemMemory

NetworkAdapter

Field in SnowXML

Field in IBM HMC REST API

IPAddress

PrimaryIPAddress

Processor

Field in SnowXML

Field in IBM HMC REST API

NumberOfProcessors

InstalledSystemProcessorUnits

Datacenter

Field in SnowXML

Field in IBM HMC REST API

Name

Set to user-defined string

HypervisorType

Always set to constant value "7"

DatacenterName

Set to user-defined string

DatacenterID

Management_Console_ID

Datacenterfeature

Field in SnowXML

Field in IBM HMC REST API

Name

AssociatedSystemCapabilities

IsActive

Status

Datacentermember

Field in SnowXML

Field in IBM HMC REST API

HostName

Hostname or SystemName

VirtualMachine

Field in SnowXML

Field in IBM HMC REST API

PowerState

PartitionState

OperatingSystem

OperatingSystemVersion

IpAddress

ResourceMonitoringIPAddress

ComputerName

PartitionName

Uuid

id

TotalMemory

CurrentMaximumMemory

CpuCount

AllocatedVirtualProcessors

ScanStatusReport

Field in SnowXML

Field in IBM HMC REST API

ElementName

Always set to "VirtualMachine"

Result

Always set to "Success" or “Failed”

Message Content

Always set to a custom message based on scan result