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HP Systems Insight Manager delivers new capabilities for customers who currently use Servicecontrol Manager to manage their HP 9000 and Integrity systems running HP-UX and Linux and those who use Insight Manager 7 to manage their ProLiant servers running Windows, Linux, and NetWare. New features differ depending on whether you use Servicecontrol Manager or Insight Manager 7.

HP Systems Insight Manager provides the following added functionality over Insight Manager 7:

  • Ability to install the central management server (CMS) on HP-UX and Linux.

  • Management of HP 9000 and Integrity servers running HP-UX.

  • Support for the Mozilla Web browser on Linux and HP-UX.

  • Role-based security that provides granular control over which users can select which actions to perform on which systems and enables effective delegation of management responsibility without allowing unauthorized access to managed systems.

  • Ability to execute initial deployment of ProLiant Support Packs to Windows systems without the HP Version Control Agent and support for Version Control Agent of Linux systems.

  • Improved breadth of management through integration with the HP Client Manager, HP Web JetAdmin, HP CommandView for SDM, EVA, XP, and ESL storage, and the HP Power Manager.

  • Improved lifecycle management through integration with the ProLiant Essential Rapid Deployment Pack, ProLiant Essentials Performance Management Pack, Remote Insight Lights-Out Edition (RILOE), Integrated Lights-Out (iLO), Ignite UX, Software Distributor-UX, Process Resource Manager, Partition Manager, HP-UX Workload Management, GlancePlus, Security Patch Check, Bastille, Service Guard Manager, and HP-UX system administration (for example, kernel configuration and user and group configuration).

  • Command line interface (CLI) and the ability to easily integrate off-the-shelf or custom command line and browser-based applications through Tool Definition Files.

  • Ability to securely run tools on managed systems.

HP Systems Insight Manager provides the following added functionality over Servicecontrol Manager 3.0:

  • Ability to install the CMS on Windows.

  • Management of ProLiant servers running Windows, Linux, and NetWare and AlphaServers running Tru64 UNIX® and OpenVMS.

  • Automatic discovery and identification.

  • System polling.

  • Integrated inventory and snapshot comparison using integrated HP Systems Insight Manager functionality.

  • Improved breadth of management through integration with HP Client Manager, HP Web JetAdmin, HP CommandView for SDM, EVA, XP, and ESL storage, and HP Power Manager.

  • Improved lifecycle management through integration with Ignite-UX, Software Distributor-UX, Process Resource Manager, Partition Manager, HP-UX Workload Management, GlancePlus, Security Patch Check, Bastille, ServiceGuard Manager, HP-UX system administration (for example, kernel configuration, and user and group configuration), the ProLiant Essentials Rapid Deployment Pack, ProLiant Essentials Performance Management Pack, RILOE, and iLO.

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