Add SPARC/Intel Computers

You can add SPARC/Intel Computers entities using the Add Entity UI or using the cloud agent command line interface (omcli) with the appropriate JSON files.

Step 1: Prepare SPARC/Intel Computers for monitoring.


Only the username and password are required to use SSH to log in to the ILOM service processor.

Step 2: Add the SPARC/Intel Computers using omcli and the Appropriate JSON Files

  1. Download and extract the required JSON file(s) from the master JSON zip file. See the table below for the specific JSON files you'll need.
  2. Edit the file(s) and specify the requisite properties shown below.
    Intel/SPARC Computers JSON Files and Properties

    Definition File: omc_ilom_server.json

    • omc_dispatch_url: ilom-ssh://<fully qualified host name or IP address of ILOM Server>

    Credential File: omc_ilom_server_creds.json

    • username: ILOM Server username (use Administrator role).
    • password: ILOM Server password (use Administrator role).
  3. Add the entity using omcli.
    omcli add_entity agent DEFINITION_FILE [-credential_file CREDENTIAL_FILE [-encryption_method_gpg]] 
  4. Verify the status of the newly added entity.
    omcli status_entity agent DEFINITION_FILE

See step 4. Adding Entities to Your Service of Add Entities Using JSON Files for more information.

Step 3: (Optional but recommended) Set up alerts.

To enable lights-out monitoring, you can set up alert rules to generate alerts and send notifications if your entities have performance issues.

See Set Up Alert Rules and Set Up Alert Thresholds and Notifications.


If you run into any issues regarding discovery or monitoring of SPARC/Intel Computers, see the following: