In HP Systems Insight Manager, a system has one of the following status types:
Critical. HP Systems Insight Manager can no longer communicate with the system. The system was previously discovered but cannot be pinged. The system might be down, powered off, or no longer accessible on the network because of network problems.
Major. A major problem exists with this system; it should be addressed immediately. For systems running HP Insight Management Agents, some component has failed. The system might no longer be properly functioning and data loss can occur. In Insight Manager (WIN32), this status was identified as Failed.
Minor. A minor problem exists with this system. For systems running Insight Management Agents, some component has failed but the system is still functioning. In Insight Manager (WIN32), this status was identified as Degraded.
Normal. The system is operating normally. The system is accessible.
Unknown. HP Systems Insight Manager is not able to obtain management information about the system using SNMP or DMI. Although no management instrumentation information is available, the system can be pinged. It might have an invalid community string or security setting.
No Status. The system has not been polled by one or more of the Polling Tasks since the system was discovered.