How do I add the Dell iDRAC plugin for Windows

How do I add the Dell iDRAC plugin for Windows?

  1. Install the latest version of the Net-SNMP package. Follow these steps to install and configure it.
  2. Install Python 3.6.
Plugin Installation
  1. Create a folder named idrac.
  2. Download the files from our GitHub repository and place them in the idrac folder.
    Note: When adding the files, ensure the plugin name and folder name are identical.
  3. To check if the plugin is working, execute the command below with appropriate arguments and check for a valid JSON output with applicable metrics and their corresponding value. --hostname --community public --version 2c
  4. Add the applicable configurations in the idrac.cfg file.
    hostname = 'hostname'
    snmp_version = '2c'
    snmp_community_str = 'public'
  5. To run a Python script in a Windows server, follow these steps.
  6. Move the idrac folder to the Site24x7 Windows server monitoring plugins directory:
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Site24x7\WinAgent\monitoring\plugins\
The steps above apply to all the iDRAC plugins (idrac_battery, idrac_memory, idrac_fan, idrac_pdisk, idrac_powerunit, idrac_powersource, idrac_cpu, idrac_sensor, idrac_vdisk). Visit the iDRAC plugins webpage and follow the links to download the respective iDRAC plugin and install it.

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