Nutanix SCOM Management Pack Version 2.0 Released

Yesterday, 2017-08-16, Nutanix released a new version of its Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) Pack meaning the latest release is now version 2.0. A major change in this version is that it uses Nutanix Representational state transfer (REST) Application Programming Interface (API) and the dependency for Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) has been removed. Pretty good, right !!!!

Additional improvements:

  • SCOM alerts and thresholds reflects the settings in PRISM
  • New objects such as VMs and Host network interfaces.
  • Static properties are discovered
  • Dynamic properties are included as performance graphs
  • Easier configuration

Supported Software

  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012
  • SCOM 2016 & 2012 R2

Windows PowerShell v4 must be installed on the target server.

Supported Platforms

  • Nutanix NX & SX Series
  • Dell XC Series
  • Lenovo Converged HX Series

The SCOM management Pack 2.0 can be downloaded here & the release notes can be found here.