SMI-S and Web Services Programming Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 6.x
Discovery Automation Tool
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Discovery Automation Tool

Installing Discovery Automation

Using the Discovery Automation Tool

Discovery Automation Tool

You can use the Discovery Automation tool to discover DCNM-SAN, DCNM-LAN, and vCenter. After Cisco DCNM is installed, this tool requires the IP address and user credentials of the seed switch in DCNM-SAN, DCNM-LAN, and vCenter.

Installing Discovery Automation

After you install Cisco DCNM, you can find the Discovery Automation tool installation informaiton here:

  • Batch files exeute the Discover Fabric tool are located:

On Windows at<DCNM install dir>/dcm/fm/bin/DiscoverFabric.bat

On Linux at DiscoverFabric.sh

  • The jars are available at <DCNM install dir>dcm/fm/lib/.

The webservices used are:

SAN discovery— SANWS to discoverFabricWithServer

LAN discovery— SANWS to discoverLan

vCenter discovery— SANWS to addVirtualCenter

Using the Discovery Automation Tool

To use the discovery automation tool, enter the following command:

DiscoverFabric <FMServerIP> <FMUserName> <FMPassword> <Fabric-info file name- absolute path> [FM Server Port] (Optional-Default value is 80).

The fabric-info filename contains the DCNM-SAN, DCNM-LAN, and vCenter information and should be in the following format:

  • For SAN SNMP v2— SeedSwitch IP, Community String, FM Server IP/Hostname
  • For SAN SNMP v3— SeedSwitch IP, UserName,Password, Protocol, FM Server IP/Hostname
  • For LAN SNMP v2— SeedSwitch IP, Community String, FM Server IP/Hostname
  • For LAN SNMP v3— SeedSwitch IP, Snmp Version, UserName, Password, maxHop, enablePwd, groupDbId, Protocol, FM Server IP/Hostname
  • For VCENTER—VirtualCenter IP, UserName, Password
  • For deepDiscover— between protcol and serverIP.