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IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator

 

The JSA DSM for IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator collects audit logs from the SmartCloud Orchestrator system.

The following table identifies specifications for the IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator DSM.

Table 1: IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator Specifications

Specification

Value

Manufacturer

IBM

DSM name

SmartCloud Orchestrator

RPM file name

DSM-IBMSmartCloudOrchestrator-JSA_version_build number.noarch.rpm

Supported versions

V2.3 FP1 and later

Protocol type

IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator REST API

JSA recorded event types

Audit Records

Log source type in the JSA UI

IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator

Automatically discovered?

No

Includes identity?

Yes

Includes custom properties

No

More information

http://ibm.com

To integrate IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator with JSA, complete the following steps:

  1. If automatic updates are not enabled, download and install the most recent version of the following RPMS on your JSA Console:

    • IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator RPM

    • IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator RESTAPI protocol RPM

  2. Create an IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator log source on the JSA Console. Use the following values for the SmartCloud-specific parameters:

    Parameter

    Description

    Log Source Type

    IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator.

    Protocol Configuration

    IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator REST API

    IP or Hostname

    The IP address or server name of the SmartCloud Orchestrator.

No action is required on the IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator system. After you create the log source, JSA starts collecting logs from IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator.

Installing IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator

Integrate SmartCloud Orchestrator with JSA

  1. Download and install the latest DSMCommon RPM on your JSA Console. If automatic updates are configured to install DSM updates, this step is not necessary.
  2. Download and install the latest IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator RESTAPI Protocol RPM on to your JSA Console.
  3. Download and install the latest IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator RPM on your JSA Console. If automatic updates are configured to install DSM updates, this step is not necessary.

IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator Log Source Parameters

If JSA does not automatically detect the log source, add an IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator log source on the JSA Console by using the IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator REST API protocol.

When using the IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator REST API protocol, there are specific parameters that you must use.

The following table describes the parameters that require specific values to collect Syslog events from IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator events:

Table 2: IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator Log Source Parameters

Option

Value

Log Source type

IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator

Protocol Configuration

IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator REST API

IP or Hostname

The IP address or server name of the SmartCloud Orchestrator.

Username

The user name of the SmartCloud Orchestrator console user.

Password

The password of the SmartCloud Orchestrator console user.

Confirm Password

This option confirms that the password was entered correctly.

EPS Throttle

The maximum number of events per second for this log source (default 5000).

Recurrence

How often this log source attempts to obtain data. Can be in Minutes, Hours, Days (default 5 minutes).