Installation and use method of the Huawei‘s InfraControl NMS Highlighted

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InfraControl installation package can be obtained from InfraControl installation CD or downloaded from the official website*LINK

This post describes InfraControl product positioning, network topology, managed network elements, installation requirements, the more detailed installation, configuration, usage information of the relevant InfraControl on a Windows or Linux server , please see: LINK


The InfraControl is a network management system designed for enterprise data centers. Huawei develops the InfraControl to centrally manage storage resources in an storage network environment. The InfraControl can help users implement centralized operation and maintenance (O&M) and analysis optimization of the IT infrastructure.

Based on the B/S architecture, the InfraControl uses a browser on the client to manage different network elements (NEs) and upper-layer service applications in an storage network. The fiugre shows the network topology.


The InfraControl monitors and manages storage arrays, servers, and switches of multiple vendors. Users can manage objects on a graphical user interface (GUI).

 Type  NE
 Storage system

 1. Storage arrays

    a. Huawei's all series of disk storage arrays such as the S5500T/5600T/5800T/6800T

    b. SMI-S 1.4 EMC CX3 standard heterogeneous storage arrays such as EMC CX3

 2. VIS6000 virtual intelligent storage system

 3. N8000 clustered NAS storage system

 4.VTL6900 virtual tape library


 1. S5300/S5600 series and SNS2120

 2. Brocade Fibre Channel switch: silkworm 7500E


 1. SUSE host running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2

 2. Red Hat host running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3

 3. Microsoft host running Windows Server 2003 SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2


 1. MicrosoftSQL Server 2005 Enterprise SP2SQL Server 2008 Enterprise SP3

 2. OracleOracle10g Database 10.2Oracle11g Database 11.1

 Virtualization server  VMwareESX Server 4.1/5.0


The followed table lists requirements of the NMS server and database server for the hardware environment.


 Item  Requirement

 1. Minimum configuration: two Xeon dual-core 1.6 GHz CPUs

 2. Standard configuration: two Xeon dual-core 4.0 GHz CPUs


 1. Minimum configuration: 4 GB DDR

 2. Standard configuration: 8 GB DDR

 Disk space

 1. Minimum configuration: 10 GB free space

 2. Standard configuration: 100 GB free space

 Item  Sub-item  Requirement
 NMS server  Operating system  SUSE Linux 10/11 64-bit

Database server

 Operating system  SUSE Linux 10/11 64-bit

 Database software


MySQL MySQL 5.5.9

 Maintenance terminal  Browser on the client

 1. Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 (IE 7.0)

 2. Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 (IE 8.0)

 3. Mozilla Firefox 9.0.0 or later versions

 Graphical tools on the client  Xshell 3.0



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Official Created Sep 6, 2013 03:00:42 Helpful(0) Helpful(0)

Thank You
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Created Sep 6, 2013 03:26:38 Helpful(0) Helpful(0)

good, thanks for sharing~
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