HP Network Node Manager i-series Smart Plug-in for MPLS Software System and Device Support Matrix

Software Version: 8.11

Documentation Version: June, 2009

This document provides an overview of the supported devices for HP Network Node Manager i series Smart Plug-in for MPLS, 8.11 (iSPI for MPLS, 8.11). The information provided here is similar to NNMi support matrix with additional iSPI for MPLS specific information. This release of the iSPI for MPLS, 8.11 is a patch release.

The NNMi 8.10 is required for the installation of the iSPI for MPLS, 8.1x. The iSPI for MPLS, version 8.10 is supported with NNMi, version 8.10. Ensure to install the NNMi and iSPI for MPLS in the same management server.

This document is intended to augment the Release Notes. Both the Support Matrix ( MPLS_supportmatrix_en.html )and the Release Notes ( MPLS_relnotes_en.html ) are located at the root directory of the installation media.

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Installation Guide
Hardware and Software Requirements
    Hardware
      Managed Environment Size and System Requirement
    Operating System
        Virtual Memory/Swap Space
    Database
    High Availability
    Web Browser
    Internationalization and Localization Support
  Supported Network Devices
Support
Legal Notices

Installation Guide

Pre-installation requirements, as well as instructions for installing the iSPI for MPLS, are documented in the installation guide provided in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format. The document file is included on the product's installation media as: MPLS_install_guide_en.pdf.

Hardware and Software Requirements

Before installing the iSPI for MPLS, make sure that your system meets the following minimum requirements:

Hardware

Managed Environment Size and System Requirements

Below are the three tiers of managed network environments and the hardware required by the iSPI for MPLS for supporting these environments. Managed environment bigger than the large tier is not supported without additional HP approval. To tune Java heap size, see the Tuning the jboss Memory.

Operating System

Virtual Memory/Swap Space

High Availability

The iSPI for MPLS can run on certain high availability systems with additional configuration. See the NNMi Deployment Guide on how to install and configure the iSPI for MPLS on high availability systems. The following configurations are supported on Operating Systems:

Database

The database(embedded or Oracle)selection for the iSPI for MPLS should be same as NNMi. The Oracle database instance must be different from NNMi database instance. See the iSPI for MPLS Installation Guide for more information.

Web Browser

Internationalization and Localization Support

The iSPI for MPLS can be installed on a system configured for non-English language. The iSPI for MPLS is not localized, therefore, iSPI for MPLS specific strings appear in English. However, the NNMi specific views and strings appear in the local language. For supported languages by NNMi, see NNMi Support Matrix, 8.10.

Supported Network Devices

The iSPI for MPLS supports the following router OS configured with PE and TE Tunnel head routers:

For the latest updates to the NNMi devices, see NNMi Support Matrix, 8.10.

Support

Please go to the HP Support web site:
www.hp.com/go/hpsoftwaresupport

HP Software online support provides an efficient way to access interactive technical support tools. As a valued customer, you benefit by being able to do the following:

NOTE: Most of the support areas require that you register as an HP Passport user and sign in. Many also require an active support contract. To find more information about support access levels and HP Passport, go to the following URL:
support.openview.hp.com/new_access_levels.jsp

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