The Management Pack for Dell EMC VMAX creates Resource Kinds and Relationships (associations) for critical resources in your Dell EMC VMAX environment.

Resource Kinds

Performance, health, and availability data are collected for the following Dell EMC VMAX resource kinds:

  1. VMAX Array
  2. VMAX Back End Director
  3. VMAX Back End Port
  4. VMAX Disk Group
  5. VMAX FAST VP Policy [VMAX2]
  6. VMAX Front End Director
  7. VMAX Front End Port
  8. VMAX Host Group
  9. VMAX Masking View
  10. VMAX Port Group
  11. VMAX Service Level Objective (SLO) [VMAX3]
  12. VMAX Storage Group
  13. VMAX Storage Resource Pool [VMAX3]
  14. VMAX Thin Pool [VMAX2]
  15. VMAX Tier [VMAX2]
  16. VMAX Volume


Relationships among discovered resources are also created by the Management Pack. The hierarchical structure of those relationships is depicted in the diagrams below.

Dell EMC VMAX Relationships Diagrams

EMC VMAX 2 Relationships


EMC VMAX 3 Relationships


External Relationships

In addition to internal relationships, the Management Pack also includes the following external relationships:

  • VMware Datastore > VMAX Volume