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Verify that the ESS CLI is installed:
– Click Start –> Settings –> Control Panel.
– Double-click the Add/Remove Programs icon.
– Verify that there is an IBM ESS CLI entry.
Verify that the ESS CLI is operational and can connect to the ESS. For example, from a
command prompt window, issue the following command:
esscli -u itso -p itso13sj -s 18.104.22.168 list server
– 22.214.171.124 represents the IP address of the Enterprise Storage Server
– itso represents the Enterprise Storage Server Specialist user name
– itso13sj represents the Enterprise Storage Server Specialist password for the user
Figure 4-8 shows the response from the esscli command.
Figure 4-8 ESS CLI verification
4.5.2 ESS CIM Agent install
To install the ESS CIM Agent in your Windows system, perform the following steps:
Log on to your system as the local administrator.
Insert the CIM Agent for ESS CD into the CD-ROM drive. The Install Wizard launchpad
should start automatically, if you have autorun mode set on your system. You should see
launchpad similar to Figure 4-9 on page 129.
You may review the Readme file from the launchpad menu. Subsequently, you can Click
Installation Wizard. The Installation Wizard starts executing setup.exe program and shows
the Welcome panel in Figure 4-10 on page 130.
– Use a Command Prompt or Windows Explorer to change to the Windows directory on
– If you are using a Command Prompt window, run setup.exe.
– If you are using Windows Explorer, double-click the setup.exe file.
Note: The ESS CIM Agent program should start within 15 - 30 seconds if you have autorun
mode set on your system. If the installer window does not open, perform the following
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Figure 4-9 ESS CIMOM launchpad
The Welcome window opens suggesting what documentation you should review prior to
installation. Click Next to continue (see Figure 4-10 on page 130).
Note: If you are using CIMOM code from IBM download Web site and not from the
distribution CD, then you must ensure to use a shorter windows directory pathname.
Executing setup.exe from the longer pathname may fail. An example of a short pathname
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Figure 4-10 ESS CIM Agent welcome window
The License Agreement window opens. Read the license agreement information. Select
“I accept the terms of the license agreement”, then click Next to accept the license
agreement (see Figure 4-11 on page 131).
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Figure 4-12 ESS CIM Agent destination directory panel
The Updating CIMOM Port window opens (see Figure 4-13 on page 133). You Click Next
to accept the default port if it available and free in your environment. For our ITSO setup
we used default port 5989.
Note: If the default port is the same as another port already in use, modify the default
port and click Next. Use the following command to check which ports are in use: